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Tokyo Shopping Guide – Indulge in Some Retail Therapy

Anyone who enjoys shopping while traveling would know that Tokyo is a great place to indulge in some retail therapy. From the latest fashion styles to top-quality and unique souvenir items, you are no doubt to come across excellent finds.

Where to shop in Tokyo, you ask? Check these places out:


Famous for the young and quirky fashionable crowd that frequent this part of the city, Harajuku is also home to high fashion boutiques and popular brand shops. Looking for limited edition products including Champaign and chocolate? Want to but Prada, Dior or Louis Vuitton? This and nearby Omotesando Hills is the place to shop ‘til you drop.



A very desirable shopping distract, Ginza offers any eager buyer a wide range of sophisticated brands and fashion labels. There are also various restaurants in the area offering delicious meals and refreshments for the hungry shopper. Visit during weekends because the streets transform into a pedestrian-only paradise and shopping without the traffic congestion is simply awesome.


Tokyo Bay

If you want to explore a shopping mall replete with shops filled to the brim with items that will make you go gaga, take your shopping budget here. Roam as you please and enjoy discovering new shops. Go on your own or bring the whole family because there’s something for everybody.


Well known for its Shibuya Crossing (featured in the movie Lost in Translation) and the beloved Hachiko statue, this part of Tokyo is certainly one of the busiest districts in the city and has plenty to offer anyone looking for a great shopping experience. Department stores and specialty stores abound.



If you are particularly looking for anime-related products, video game toys and collectibles or electronics, then get yourself to this place pronto. There will be something for you to drool over block after block and you’ll easily spend hours here browsing and purchasing.

So what are you waiting for? Head to Tokyo now and indulge in one of the best shopping experience Japan has to offer.


Photos by: Guilhem Vellutemmett andersonSébastien Cevey and Justin C.

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