10 New Shopping Malls in the Suburbs


2020.11.06

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

Shopping complexes and malls in the suburbs are a common excursion for many Tokyoites and visitors alike. Often surrounded by greenery, water features, and ample parking, going outside the busy Tokyo to these places in the suburbs are a great way to chill and have pleasant shopping experiences. Here is a list of the newly opened places to go for shopping in 2020.

  • 01

    Haneda Innovation City

    Haneda Innovation City

    Haneda Innovation City

    Haneda Innovation City aka HICity. Just one stop via the monorail from Haneda Tokyo International Airport Terminal 3, some of the facilities at a major cultural and technological complex finally opened on September 18th 2020 ahead of its grand opening in 2022. The complex will include an innovative clinical research center, labs and offices, a Japanese cultural experience facility, a hydrogen charging station, a music hall named Zepp Haneda, and restaurants and accommodations.

    Combat Flight Simulator

    Combat Flight Simulator

    Foot bath at Sky Deck

    Foot bath at Sky Deck

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  • 02

    GREEN SPRINGS

    GREEN SPRINGS

    GREEN SPRINGS

    Located in Tachikawa, about 30 minutes from the center of Tokyo, a new family and dog friendly shopping complex, Green Springs opened in April 2020. This complex has a multipurpose hall, museum, hotel, office, shops, restaurants and even a park. Visitors to Green Springs can enjoy its PLAY! Museum which includes a permanent exhibition of the works from popular children’s book artists like Eric Carle of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”-fame. And also, an unusual indoor playground with strange-looking play equipment and toys that are produced by various artists. Both the museum and playground are a great space for families.

    GREEN SPRINGS

    GREEN SPRINGS

    PLAY! MUSEUM

    PLAY! MUSEUM

    GREENSPRINGS
    place
    Tokyo Tachikawa-shi Midoricho 3-1
    phone
    0425242222
  • 03

    Minami-Machida Grandberry Park

    Minami-Machida Grandberry Park is a shopping center which opened in November 2019 with 241 stores, including about 100 outlet stores with a Snoopy Museum. Conveniently and directly accessible via Minami-machida Grandberry Park Station on Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line, this shopping center is easily accessible via train or by car as it has plenty of parking areas. Aside from the shopping areas, kayaking in an artificial pond is available.

    Kayaking in an artificial pond at Montbell

    Kayaking in an artificial pond at Montbell

    Snoopy Museum

    Snoopy Museum

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  • 04

    Coaska Bayside Stores

    Coasaka Bayside Store

    Coasaka Bayside Store

    The former Shoppers Plaza Yokosuka, which has been loved by local residents for many years, has been renovated and opened as a new shopping complex, Coasaka Bayside Stores in June 2020. Essentially a one-stop-shop, the complex is designed to be incredibly convenient for all your shopping needs. In this 6 storied complex, there are more than 100 shops from shopping, entertainment, supermarket, and various dining options. Visitors can enjoy from both inside and around the facility, with gorgeous views of Yokosuka Bay and the beachside.

    Children's play area

    Children's play area

    Bowling and games area

    Bowling and games area

    Coaska Bayside Stores(コースカ ベイサイド ストアーズ)
    place
    神奈川県横須賀市本町2-1-12
    phone
    0468222244
  • 05

    MITSUI OUTLET PARK YOKOHAMA BAYSIDE

    MITSUI OUTLET PARK YOKOHAMA BAYSIDE

    MITSUI OUTLET PARK YOKOHAMA BAYSIDE

    Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside has doubled the number of stores to approximately 170 and newly opened in April 2020. Aside from shopping, including the food court overlooking the bay, this shopping mall is kid-friendly with lots of playrooms and outdoor areas for kids to get out their energy. Adjacent to the mall, there is Uniqlo Park, a new shopping complex consisting of retail stores, green space, spacious rooftops, and play areas including slides, jungle gym, and bouldering ideal for kids and adults alike. This is the first time UNIQLO opened this interesting concept store, “A store like a park”.

    UNIQLO PARK

    UNIQLO PARK

    UNIQLO PARK overlooking the bay

    UNIQLO PARK overlooking the bay

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    Mitsui Outlet Park Yokohama Bayside
    place
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Kanazawa-ku Shiraho 5-2
    phone
    0457754446
  • 06

    Tokorozawa Sakura Town

    Kadokawa Culture Museum

    Kadokawa Culture Museum

    Tokorozawa Sakura Town, a huge complex in the idyllic town of Higashi Tokorozawa, Saitama will make its grand opening on November 6th 2020. This new spot is like a town, and will have 10 shops and restaurants, an interactive anime hotel, the Kadokawa Shokudo restaurant where you can enjoy local food, and Kadokawa Culture Museum with its distinctive design, as well as plenty of pop cultural contents exhibited.

    Bookshelves inside the Kadokawa Culture Museum

    Bookshelves inside the Kadokawa Culture Museum

    TeamLab Acorn Forest held next at the park adjacent to Tokorozawa Sakura Town

    TeamLab Acorn Forest held next at the park adjacent to Tokorozawa Sakura Town

    ところざわサクラタウン
    place
    埼玉県所沢市東所沢和田3-3-31
  • 07

    OH!!! "Fermentation, Health, Food Magic!!"

    OH!!!

    OH!!!

    Oh!!! “Fermentation, Health, Food Magic!!" is a new food theme park opened in October 2020 in Hanno city, Saitama prefecture. The park will have cafe and shops that offer pickles, sweet sake and seasonings as well as local foods and other fermented foods gathered from all over Japan. Since the park is about a 10minutes drive from Moomin Valley Park and Mezza Village, a Scandinavian theme park, visitors are recommended to visit those places as well.

    Piene Café

    Piene Café

    【10/16オープン】OH!!!(オー) -発酵、健康、食の魔法!!!-
    place
    埼玉県飯能市飯能1333
    phone
    0429757001
  • 08

    Gotemba Premium Outlets

    Gotemba Premium Outlets

    Gotemba Premium Outlets

    Opened at the base of Mount Fuji in 2000, the Gotemba Premium Outlets are a massive shopping center with all the exclusive brands known the world over. Since its opening, it’s greeted more than 170 million shoppers, and it’s the flagship location of the Premium Outlets in Japan. Features include over 200 shops, a generous assortment of dining and restaurants, and even a Ferris wheel. And in April 16, 2020, a new shopping area, Hill Side has opened along with a hotel, Hotel Clad that’s only 5 minutes away from the shopping center by bus.

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    Hotels
    Gotemba Premium Outlets
    rating

    4.0

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    place
    Shizuoka Pref. Gotembashi Fukasawa 1312
    phone
    0550813122
    opening-hour
    [Mar.-Nov.]10:00-20:00[Dec.-…
  • 09

    Minaka Odawara

    Minaka Odawara

    Minaka Odawara

    On Friday, December 4, 2020, Minaka Odawara, a new 14-story commercial facility, will open at Odawara Station in Kanagawa Prefecture. Based on the concept of "Mirai no Shukubamachi (the post town of the future)," the facility is characterized by an Edo-esque atmosphere like that of an authentic post town.
    There will also be a "Souvenir Street" (tentative name) with over 40 shops, a "Lake Saiko Food Stadium" with popular local gourmet restaurants with a spectacular view of Odawara City, and a footbath with an open view.

    【12/4オープン】ミナカ小田原
    place
    神奈川県小田原市栄町1-1-15

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