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Top 5 Souvenir Shops in Tokyo


Want to buy some souvenirs in Tokyo? Whether you’re looking for traditional crafts, or anime and manga items, check out our list of Tokyo's 5 best souvenir shops.

1) Oriental Bazaar オリエンタルバザー (Harajuku)

The Oriental Bazaar is probably the most famous souvenirs shop in Tokyo. They have a great selection of souvenirs at a reasonable price. Euros, dollars and foreign credit cards are accepted.

Oriental Bazaar

Address: 5-9-13 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Prefecture  150-0001
Opening Hours: Open from 10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m ※Closed on Thursday
Home Page: http://www.orientalbazaar.co.jp/jp/

2) Asakusa Nakamise Street 仲見世 (Asakusa)

Nakamise is a shopping street leading to the Senso-ji Temple where you can find many little shops selling traditional souvenirs. It is actually one of the oldest shopping streets in Japan.

Asakusa Nakamise

Address: 1-36-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo Prefecture  111-0032
Opening Hours: Open from 6:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m
Home Page: http://asakusa-nakamise.jp/e-index.html

3) Nakano Broadway 中野ブロードウェイ(Nakano)

If you’re a fan of anime, idol or manga, forget about Akihabara! Nakano Broadway is a big shopping mall that is perfect for otakus. It’s one of the best place to find anime, manga, idol or figures.

Nakano Broadway

Address: 5-52-15 Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo Prefecture  164-0001
Opening Hours: Open from 10:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m (depending on the stores)
Home Page: http://www.nbw.jp/#!/en

4) Don Quijote ドン・キホーテ

Don Quijote is an everything-store. Food, cosmetic, stationery, toy, it has everything! The prices are relatively cheap and if you buy for more than 5000 yens, you can be exempted from paying consumption tax. Don Quijote can be found all over Tokyo, but the biggest one is located in Shibuya.

MEGA Don Quijote Shibuya Honten

Address: 28-6 Udagawa-cho Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Prefecture  150-0042
Opening Hours: 24/7
Home Page: http://www.donki.com/en/store/shop_detail.php?shop_id=442

5) Daiba 1-chome Shoutengai 台場一丁目商店街 (Odaiba)

商店街

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If you’re a fan of retro stuff, Daiba 1-chome Shotengai can be a good choice for your souvenir shopping. Daiba 1-chome Shotengai is a shopping area based on the theme of Tokyo in the 1960s. You can find retro arcade games and shops selling vintage goods and old type candies.

Daiba 1-chome Shotengai

Address: Tokyo Decks Beach Seaside Mall 4F, Daiba 1-6-1, Tokyo Prefectureokyo  135-0091
Opening Hours: Open from 11:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m
Home Page: https://www.odaiba-decks.com/en/daiba1chome/

We hope that this guide will help you with your souvenir shopping!