Department Store Spots in Tokyo Area
- All areas
- Imperial Palace / Marunouchi
- Nihonbashi / Ginza
- Toyosu / Ariake / Odaiba
- Ueno / Yanesen
- Around Tokyo Skytree
- Ryogoku / Kinshicho / Kameido
- Fukagawa / Kiyosumi
- Akihabara / Kanda / Ochanomizu / Suidobashi / Iidabashi
- Akasaka / Roppongi / Azabu / Hiroo
- Shibuya / Harajuku / Omotesando
- Meguro / Along the Tokyu line
- Sugamo / Komagome / Oji
- Around Ikebukuro
- Shinjuku / Okubo / Nakano
- Shiba / Takeshiba / Takanawa
- Shinagawa / Haneda Airport
- Ward East / Shibamata
- Eastern Tama
- Northern Tama
- Southern Tama
- Western Tama
- Izu Oshima / Toshima
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- Miyakejima / Mikurajima
- Hachijojima / Aogashima
- Ogasawara Islands
- Department Store
- Ginza Mitsukoshi
- Tokyo Chuou-ku Ginza 4-6-16
- The Mitsukoshi department store 's roots extend back to the Echigoya draper's shop established in 1673. Mitsukoshi opened in Ginza in 1930. Consisting of four floors belowground and 12 above, the department store contains a diverse array of shops and merchandise, including over 200 women's clothing brands, one of the largest cosmetics floors in the Ginza area, men's items, and food and sweets specialty shops. The department store's restaurant floor is also popular, and here you can enjoy a broad array of cuisines, from Japanese, Western, and Chinese food to more exotic meals. The department store is directly connected to Tokyo Metro Ginza Station.
- Takashimaya Nihombashi Store
- Tokyo Chuou-ku Nihombashi 2-4-1
- This long-established department store founded in 1831 in Kyoto began by selling secondhand clothing and cotton goods, and opened its Tokyo store in 1900. After that it relocated to a new building in Nihombashi in 1933, which is the present location. The store features a full range of fashion, interior goods, gourmet foods, and restaurants. In particular, the Takashimaya Watch Maison timepiece corner spanning the first and second floors handles more than 80 brands and boasts the world’s largest assortment. The building which still retains its appearance from the early Showa period is the first department store that has been designated an Important Cultural Property. The closest station is Nihombashi Station.
- Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
- Tokyo Chuou-ku Nihombashimuromachi 1-4-1
- This venerable department store is located in Nihonbashi, Chuo City, Tokyo. It got its start in the Edo Period as Echigoya, a dry goods store that became popular with the common people for its revolutionary business methods. In 1904, it became Japan's first department store. Comprised of the Main Building and the New Building, the store offers a wide range of high-quality items including fashion, household goods, books, jewelry, and more. It is also famous as the originator of kid's menus in Japan. The entrance to the main building features a lion statue that serves as the store's symbol.
- Daimaru Tokyo Store
- Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Marunouchi 1-9-1
- Occupying the space from the first basement floor to the thirteenth floor of the skyscraper Gran Tokyo North Tower at Tokyo Station’s Yaesu Exit, this is a long-established department store that originated in Japan’s Kinki region. It is a popular shopping spot for nearby office workers and tourists alike with a convenient location directly connected to the station. In addition to the diverse array of shops offering fashion and lifestyle goods, there are gourmet restaurants and even a Tokyu Hands branch. The sixth floor zone known as Lib Tokyo is particularly garnering attention for its fusion of merchandise, a cafe and books.
- Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro Store
- Tokyo Toshima-ku Nishikebukuro 1-1-25
- It is a department store built inside a train terminal, with one of the largest sales floors in the Kanto area, directly connected to the west exit of Ikebukuro Station on each line, and was opened in 1962. The feature is that each floor is divided into sections from No.1 to 11. Each floor offers a variety of daily necessities, including food from the food floors on the first and second basement floors and food product exhibitions held in the event halls, as well as cosmetics, fashion, household goods, toys, and living goods. In addition, the 11th to 15th floors are restaurant areas, where a variety of gourmet foods including cuisine from different countries are gathered on all these five floors.
Came to this Ikebukuro Station as needed to take my girl to an anime cafe. Decided to shop and eat here first. I love this huge basement food heaven. Omg b1 and b2…. I went crazy wanting to buy...
- Wako Honkan
- Tokyo Chuou-ku Ginza 4-5-11
- A long-standing shopping mall as a landmark of Ginza standing on the Ginza 4-chome intersection. The mall’s seasonal window displays are so attractive, a not insignificant number of people come just to photograph them. Inside, shoppers can find watches, jewelry, men’s and women’s apparel, and interior decorations. Everything on offer has been uniquely created to meet customer needs or is a carefully selected item from venerable producers in Japan and around the world. Free exhibitions of ceramics, paintings, calligraphy, photography, and other art are held in the Wako Hall on the sixth floor.
I had been here before just out of interest and returned to this iconic store that goes back to1881 where it started as a watch and jewelry store by K Hattori. Today it is famous for expensive...
- Shinjuku Marui Annex
- Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-1-26
- The Annex of Shinjuku Marui facing Shinjuku-dori Street traveling in the direction of Yotsuya from the Shinjuku 3-Chome Intersection. The mall is adjoined by Shinjuku Wald 9, a large-scale cineplex which gained attention for installing digital projection facilities. Since this cineplex is located a little further from Shinjuku Station, it is often less packed and here customers can enjoy a more comfortable movie experience. The cineplex and mall also hold movie tie-in and anime events and are a popular destination for high school and university students. In addition, the mall has a restaurant floor featuring several well-known dining establishments, making it a convenient place for meet-ups and eating out.
Originally we visited Marui Annex to find a particular store, but it turns out the store has closed down and Surugaya now occupies an entire floor! Its one of the better Surugaya stores I visited...
- Shibuya PARCO
- Tokyo Shibuya-ku Udagawacho 15-1
- A large-scale commercial facility with one basement floor and 10 floors above ground, located in Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, and long known as the center of Shibuya's unique culture (Shibuya Culture) since its opening in 1973. The facility is lined with approximately 180 stores, each with five pillars: FASHION, ART&CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, and TECHNOLOGY, offering all-day fun for people of all ages and genders.
- Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku
- Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jingumae 4-30-3
- A shopping mall with an attention-grabbing entrance located a four-minute walk from Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote Line. Here shoppers can find fashionable apparel, interior decorating goods, cosmetics, restaurants, cafés, and more, as well as a variety of shops making their Japan or Tokyo debut. Popular online women’s fashion shop Rady and bills, a casual Sydney restaurant renowned for offering the “best breakfasts in the world,” are just two of the establishments who are the first location in Tokyo for their respective brands. Visitors are also encouraged to check out the sky-high Starbucks on the top floor, which offers a superb view of the picturesque Omohara no Mori rooftop garden.
- Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku
- Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 1-1-3
- A long-standing department store located in the Shinjuku Nishiguchi area consisting of the main building and the HALC annex connected via walkways. Connected directly to Odakyu, JR, and Keio train lines, this easy-to-visit department store bustles with customers. The main building hosts shops dedicated to fashion, accessories, lifestyle goods, and food, as well as restaurants and cafes, while the HALC annex is home to sporting goods and outdoor equipment stores as well as a full selection of high class fashion brand shops. Café Troisgros, a fashionable establishment and winner of three Michelin stars, can be found on the eighth floor.
- Seibu Shibuya A Building
- Tokyo Shibuya-ku Udagawachou 21-1
- A large scale department store located in Shibuya. The interior of the building carries an art and design theme, and each floor was designed in collaboration with world class artists and designers. Modeled after a theme park, palace, museum, and more, each floor hosts a variety of items for women such as apparel, cosmetics, and handcrafts. Visitors can find unique and highly individual accessories on the amusement park-themed third floor. The fifth floor, designed to look like a palace by architect Yuko Nagayama, is arrayed with attractive items that look almost like pieces in an art museum.
A quick stopover here in the middle of a rainy night. The Seibu Shibuya shopping center was not very far at all from the famous Shibuya crossing. Went here very quickly to visit the Kinokuniya...
- Shinjuku Marui Honkan
- Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Shinjuku 3-30-13
- The flagship location of the long-standing Marui department store chain. One of several Marui locations in Shinjuku, Shinjuku Marui Honkan is particularly targeted towards women customers and hosts a variety of shops dedicated to women’s fashion. The facility also has a café space which visitors can try by to take a break in between shopping. A lush and verdant English garden on the roof is a popular place for people to relax and enjoy seasonal flowers.
- Lumine Shinjuku Lumine 1
- Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Nishishinjuku 1-1-5
- A commercial facility hosting a vast array of apparel shops, from casual to business. The mall is connected directly to the underground Keio line ticket gate. Also just a one minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station’s South Exit, the mall is easy to get to. In addition to the restaurant area on the seventh floor, there are also cafés on other floors, making it possible to enjoy a whole day here.
- Coredo Muromachi 2
- Tokyo Chuou-ku Nihombashimuromachi 2-3-1
- This is an urban shopping mall from the Mitsui Shopping Park chain. It has a multiplex with the latest facilities, so you can enjoy dinner and a movie. A variety of gourmet shops are located on the first basement floor with convenient takeout available. There are unique bars and restaurants on the first and second floors. It also houses Ninben, the veteran katsuobushi dried bonito shop, and a shop run by the Hakkaisan sake brewery.
- Shibuya Marui
- Tokyo Shibuya-ku Jinnan 1-22-6
- A department store located just a four-minute walk from Shibuya Station’s Hachiko Exit. As befits Shibuya, an area which attracts large numbers of young people, Shibuya Marui hosts a variety of fashion and lifestyle good shops as well as restaurants aimed at people in their teens and 20s. Popular sweet and snack shops such as the first Butter Popcorn in Shibuya and Glabar, a granola specialty shop, can be found on the first floor. Numerous anime-related events are held in the facility and Shibuya Marui also houses shops dedicated to popular anime such as the One Piece Mugiwara Store, the largest official One Piece merchandise shop in the world.
- Seibu Shibuya B Building
- Tokyo Shibuya-ku Udagawachou 21-1
- This department store, divided into the A and B Buildings, is located in the Udagawa-cho area of Shibuya City in Tokyo on the northern side of Shibuya Station. In the B Building, shoppers can find women’s clothing as well as men’s fashion, jewelry, pet goods, and interior items. The Beauty Zone on floor B1 hosts a variety of beauty salons and treatment parlors.
- Odakyu Department Store Machida Store
- Tokyo Machida-shi Haramachida 6-12-20
- This is the Machida store of the department store belonging to the Odakyu Group, and reopened after undergoing large-scale renovations for the first time in 13 years in March 2019. The renovations were meant to increase shops that attract an age group younger than previous customers, mainly new families in their 30s and 40s. The third floor capitalizes on its direct connection to the Odakyu platform with a variety of products and shops to visit on the way home from work, while the second floor, connected to the ticket gates, is full of lifestyle and miscellaneous goods shops that are easy to stop by.
- Tokyo Chuou-ku Ginza 5-7-10 Nakamura Soshozai Building
- A department store identified by its logo – the word “EXIT” in bold print. Focusing on women’s fashion, the facility hosts shops dedicated a variety of high quality brands. Exitmelsa is filled with facilities designed to make shopping a casual and enjoyable affair, including a smoking area, powder room, and baby lounge. The Laox electronics shop on the fifth floor has a foreign currency exchange machine, making shopping for international tourists even easier.
- Machida Marui
- Tokyo Machida-shi Haramachida 6-1-6
- This commercial facility is directly connected to the central ticket gate of Machida Station. It sells apparel, shoes, jewelry and miscellaneous goods across a total of six floors, and it is especially notable for its large number of cafe shops, which offer lunch items such as omusubi (rice balls) and sandwiches, along with waffles, cake, and gelato for a quick break. The facility can be easily used in a variety of ways, from taking a break from shopping to eating lunch and buying gifts when visiting clients. There are also many 24-hour partner parking lots for easy convenience.
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