Shopping becomes the most exciting part when one tours Japan, and that’s because of the availability of multiple shopping areas. Tokyo itself has many shopping areas, and here are some of them.
With the establishment of its latest shopping mall ‘Ginza SIX,’ this area became even more popular among shopaholics. For those who love luxury brand products, places like Ginza Wako are best and there are also discount stores like DON QUIJOTE for the others who are shopping on a budget.
Shibuya and Harajuku
These neighboring tourist sites are accessible to each other by foot. For someone staying at one of the Shibuya hotels the likes of Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, shopping venues such as Shibuya 109 is very close, and there are also other sites such as Forever 21 and MODI.
Akihabara is popular for electronic products in Japan. There are many department stores here such as Sofmap and Yodobashi-Akiba and to shop like a true Japanese locale, you may also need to visit Mandarake here.
The most visited department store in Shinjuku is ISETAN and it has all the luxury brands you will be looking for. With places like Shinjuku Marui Hinkan and Shinjuku ALTA, this area is indeed a paradise for every kind of shopper.