Shopping Spots in Saitama Area

  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Fujimi
    89 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Fujimishi Yamamuro 1-1313
    A shopping mall situated along National Route 254 in Yamamuro, Fujimi City. The three story mall is host to some 290 establishments, including fashionable apparel shops, lifestyle accessory stores, food shops, restaurants, a food court, and amusement facilities like a movie theater. There's also an outdoor dog park, running course, and park.

    First shopping mall in the area but most of the visitors are not locals. Convenient with all sorts of shops and restaurants. Makes you feel like repeating visits there whenever you have time.

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Iruma
    Saitama Pref. Irumashi Miyadera 3169-1
    An outlet mall with numerous children-oriented shops; on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays a miniature railroad for kids operates, and the mall bustles with families. Convenient non-stop busses connect the mall to JR Tachikawa Station and Hakonegasaki Station. There are also many limited time only shops, ensuring you’re sure to find something new each time you visit.
  • Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Shin Misato
    129 Reviews
    Misato City, Saitama Prefecture Shin Misato Lara City 3-1-1
    This shopping complex consists of a diverse array of some 180 establishments, including fashionable apparel shops, interior decoration stores, amusement facilities, and food shops. The complex is located three kilometers from Misato Interchange on the Joban Expressway and Tokyo-Gaikan Expressway, and it is also conveniently connected directly to the west exit of Shin-Misato Station on the JR Musashino Line. A part of the local community, this shopping center not only provides a place to shop but also adds value to living in the area.

    Lala port Shin-misato is very much like any other department store you will go to. Its small but has everything you need for an enjoyable day of shopping. A few resturants, food hall offers plenty of...

  • LakeTown OUTLET
    Lake Town, Koshigaya City, Saitama Prefecture 4-1-1
    Lake Town Outlet contains a large number of stores that carry products for children. At this outlet mall, customers can sense the sunlight, the breezes, and the sunset from the lake, giving them a sense of the natural world as they shop. The three zones within the mall are full of greenery and flowers, creating a relaxing atmosphere throughout. Customers can rent strollers, and there is even a feeding room, making it easy for them to bring their babies with them when they shop.
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Omiya-ku Kishikichou 4-263-1
    Cocoon City is a large shopping area near the east exit of Saitama-Shintoshin Station in Omiya Ward,Saitama City. The prefecture's largest cinema complex, Cocoon 1, is directly connected to the station, while Cocoon 2 is a great place to spend some time and walk around, and Cocoon 3 is built around a Yodobashi Camera store. Altogether, the complex contains about 270 shops.
  • Stellar Town
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Kita-ku Miyaharachou 1-854-1
    Stellar Town, which opened in 2004, hosts about 110 shops and restaurants along its Stellar Mall shopping street, as well as block stores like Ito Yokado, Yellow Hat, and Daiso. It holds many events, including small concerts, product fairs, and handicraft workshops. It’s always crowded with families.
  • LaLa Garden Kasukabe
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Saitama Pref. Kasukabeshi Minami 1-1-1
    The LaLa Garden Kasukabe has a plethora of services including a veterinary hospital, a dental office, a movie theater, and many other shops and restaurants. However, one cannot miss the Crayon Shinchan Game Center and the Arashioyobu Buriburi Cinema Studio upon any visit. This amusement studio is designed along the theme of Crayon Shinchan movies. You can find some Crayon Shinchan goods cannot be purchases anywhere else.
  • Kakujo Gyorui Kawaguchi Store
    Saitama Pref. Kawaguchishi Yananechou 17-5
    The Kawaguchi branch of the Niigata Prefecture, Teradomari City-based Kakujo Gyorui fresh fish chain has set their sights on becoming Japan’s best fresh fish specialty store. It is famous for its preeminently fresh sashimi and sushi. It holds a boatload of fun events for the consumers, including a monthly raw tuna dissection sale, and 10% off sales on every fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding December.
  • Fureai no Sato Tamagawa
    5 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Hikiguntokigawamachi Tamagawa 4359-2
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 171 in Tamagawa, Tokigawa Town, Hiki County, Saitama Prefecture. Here visitors can purchase crafts; Saitama green eggplants, an heirloom eggplant variety sold from mid-July to early October; and other fresh, local farm produce and foods. There's also a riverside barbecue ground a one-minute drive from the market; visitors with an advance reservation can drive right up to the ground.


  • Hanazono Forest
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Fukayashi Omaeda 417
    Approximately two minutes by car from Hanazono Interchange, visitors love Hanazono Forest’s beautiful rose garden and succulent sweets. Enjoy their weekday sweets buffet while looking out over the blooming garden with its roses and herbs. There’s no time limit and it’s highly popular. You can also purchase freshly baked bread, rose motif sweets, and cakes.
  • Aeon Mall Kawaguchi Maekawa
    Saitama Kawaguchi-shi Maekawa 1-1-11
    A shopping mall on a plot nearly 72,000 square meters in size offering nearly 133,000 square meters of floor space. They have a wide variety of shops to help you with your daily life activities including clothing, accessories, and miscellaneous goods stores as well as electrical appliances, games, books, health and beauty, groceries, and restaurants. They also hold a variety of popular special events and sales.
  • Kakujoe Gyorui Tokorozawa Store
    Saitama Pref. Tokorozawashi Kitanaka 2-272-1
    The Tokorozawa store of Kakujoe Gyorui based in Teradomari, Niigata Prefecture, an area known as the “Ameyoko of fish”, this store has sashimi assortments and sushi of superb freshness as well as side dishes. The store bustles with even more activity during demonstration sales where raw tuna is filleted and on “Kakujoe Day”, the fourth Wednesday of every month except December.
  • Fujiya
    2 Reviews
    Saitama Iruma-gun Ogosemachi Naruse 870
    This tofu shop is located in Naruse, Ogose Town, Iruma County. A long-established store that has been making tofu for four generations since the early Showa period, Fujiya produces and directly sells tofu using carefully selected soybeans from all over Japan and bittern produced on Izu Oshima Island. Fujiya also sells desserts such as no-bake cheesecake and pudding made using tofu, and features the Fujiya Tofu Research Institute, where you can find tofu in combinations of different ingredients each month.

    越生こだわりとうふ 「藤屋」、お豆腐屋さんですが、レアチーズケーキがお勧めです。食感が良く、また甘すぎず、価格はやや高めですが、一度食べてみる価値はあると思います。その他お豆腐も多彩にあります。

  • Aguresshu Genkimura
    Saitama Pref. Sayamashi Horigane 2085-1
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 126 in Horigane, Sayama City. Here visitors can buy fresh, local vegetables; Sayama tea, a local specialty product; and fresh rice polished on-site. The market also sells side dishes, fresh-baked breads, and processed meats. In the adjoining food court, visitors can enjoy udon noodles made with flour produced in the prefecture, seasonal vegetable curries, a popular taro croquette set meal, Sayama tea soft serve ice cream, and more.
  • Kashi Kobo Oakwood
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Kasukabe City, Saitama Prefecture 8-966-51
    A Western confectionary shop located in 8-Chome, Kasukabe City. The shop makes and sells baked sweets and cakes designed to maximize the innate flavors of the select ingredients with which they are made. In the adjoining cafe, visitors can enjoy desserts as well as lunch menus including risotto, quiche, homemade bread plates, stewed pork hamburgers, and more.
  • Strawberry Garden
    2 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Iruma-gun Moroyamamachi Nishiokubo 1014-2
    This confectionery shop is located along Prefectural Route 114 in Nishi-Ookubo, Moroyama Town, Iruma County. It is directly managed by Ichigo no Sato, a strawberry farm also located in Moroyama Town. Strawberry Garden sells confectionery items such as “baum strawberry with cheese inside,” which is made using homemade strawberry puree, and “strawberry shavings mini,” which is served with shavings of frozen ripe strawberries and condensed milk drizzled over the top. The shop also sells additive-free jams. The shop has a cafe space where customers can enjoy “strawberry goro-goro parfait” during the strawberry season.


  • Oyasumidokoro Yamasemi
    Saitama Pref. Hannoushi Shimonaguri 607-1
    A rest area and farm-fresh shop located in Shimonaguri, Hanno City. The facility sells Naguri manju buns, rubarb jam, seasonal farm-fresh produce grown in the area, ready to eat local foods and snacks, and crafts. And of course, the facility can also be used as a rest area.
  • Yamabu Mt. Hodo Shop
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 1827
    "A souvenir shop located on the grounds of Hodosan Shrine, one of the ""Three Shrines of Chichibu,"" in Nagatoro, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu County. The shop sells local souvenirs and gifts such as Chichibu miso. The shop's famous charcoal broiled ""Ogon Dango"" mochi rice cake dumplings are slathered with a Chichibu miso sauce."
  • Eiseido
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Kamimachi 2-14-6
    "A Japanese confectionary shop situated along Prefectural Route 73 in 2-Chome Kami-machi, Chichibu City. The shop sells jelly made with mulberries pickled in syrup; the ""Chichi Dora,"" a combination of Chichibu fruit, dorayaki pancake sandwich, and whipped cream daifuku cake; and the ""Chichibu Yomatsuri Monaka,"" a wafer cake modeled after the floats which go on parade during the Chichibu Night Festival."
  • Kawagoe Bakery Raku Raku
    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Motomachi 2-10-13
    "A bread bakery located in Kashiya Yokocho (Candy Alley) in Moto-machi, Kawagoe City. The bakery sells breads made by hand using flour from Hokkaido and natural yeast, and without the use of additives. Popular breads like the ""Premium Shokupan,"" designed to be eaten untoasted and made by fermenting the dough for 18 hours to maximize the flavor; and the ""Omiso no Pan"" bread made with glutinous rice flour and Chichibu miso added to the dough, ensure that the bakery frequently sees lines of waiting customers."

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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