Buy a Discerning Range of Products at Japanese Marketplaces

Are you on a trip to Japan? You must be looking to visit a few marketplaces to buy exclusive Japanese products. Whether you are looking to buy gifts and souvenirs, fashion apparels, toys or furniture, Japan has several places to shop around and find out what you are looking for.

If you are currently putting up at Tokyo or other big cities in Japan, you have many marketplaces to go to. Shopping in Japan is easy and comparatively cheaper than most other developed countries. Besides earlier mentioned products, you can find a lot of food products, gadgets and other things at the marketplaces.

However, you can go through a few guidebooks on Japan to know about shopping in Japanese market. They provide you a through and depth information about shopping in Japan and where to find the products you are looking for.

Shopping Places in Japan

MOTTAINAI – Green project in Japan:

If you are missing the markets of London, go to MOTTAINAI festa. Though it is not a marketplace but chances are you can find a vast range of products at the place where it is being organised. The MOTTAINAI festa this year was held at Akihabara UDX building. Besides being educational, this event is also family friendly with many workshops. You can buy stuffed toys, which are made with the use of recycled toys and other materials, for your kids. There is a wide variety of dessert objects available at the workshops. These objects are made using clay and can be useful as a memo stand if a pin is added. You can also buy and sell your products on their website.

MOTTAINAI MARKET

KITTE:

In the vicinity of Tokyo station, KITTE is a new landmark in the capital city of Tokyo. Originally known as Old Tokyo Central Post Office, KITTE has been made functional with a unique concept of introducing highly skilled products. On the 5th and 6th floors of building, there are many restaurants selling a wide range of cuisines. When you come down, you have several shops to buy clothes and gifts and souvenirs from. At Nakagawa Masashichi Shouten, you can find exciting collection of kitchen ware while go to CLASKA gallery & shop “DO” for buying tote bags. This building also houses Gelato Pique, where you can find a great collection of fashionable apparels. Similarly, there are many other shops in this building.

KITTE MALL

Okinawa:

While on the trip to Japan, you cannot afford to miss the marketplaces at Okinawa. You can go to Ishigaki, though it is not as big as Naha but you can walk around the shopping places easily. All the shops are spread around the Euglena Mall in main 3 streets. There are several boutiques and shops available with discerning range of products. You will like to buy a few presents for your loved ones.

Okinawa MARKET

There are many other marketplaces in the Japan. To know about them you can visit a few blogs from Japan.

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Japan: Every Shopaholic’s Dream Come True

If you are a shopaholic and going to spend holidays in Japan, you will have plenty of options to shop around in the country. Japan is a shopper’s paradise. There are umpteenth number of places to buy choicest clothes and souvenirs.

Japan is known globally as a shopaholic country. The street smart people of Japan throng various shops on the lanes. You can find anything and everything in these shops.

Take a look at some of the most popular shopping places in Japan

KITTE: This newly refurbished building has become a major centre of attraction amongst tourist. You do not only have its beauty to see but there are ample amount of opportunities for you to shop around as well. There is a shop named Nakagawa Masashichi Shouten that is famous for a wide range of kitchen ware. The entire range of timeless products is built with traditional values and skill.

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On the 4th floor, there is CLASKA gallery and shop “DO”, where you can buy printed tote bags. The Gelato Pique has a vast collection of designer clothes. Then there is Double Standard Clothing available with great range of spring collection.

Marketplaces in Tokyo: If you are there in Japan during the months of Christmas, you will not have any sort of difficulty in buying Christmas gifts for your near and dear ones. The Shibuya Loft is a wonderful place in Tokyo to buy a various Christmas gifts. They sell exclusive products from Japan, Europe and USA.

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You can buy some of the most striking iPhone covers and wooden alarm clocks from this place. Other items to purchase from this shop include nanoblock, Honore des Pres, lunch boxes and several other items.

Okinawa: This place is true shoppers’ hub. The Makishi Daiichi Kousetsu Ichiba near Kokusai Street in Naha is famous amongst the fish mongers for the varieties of fishes and other sea foods.

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There is a vintage store on the alleyways that join Heiwa Street and Mutsumi Street. You can find cool vintage T-shirts and bric-a-brac at this place. It is interesting to notice that remakes, dyeing and adding patchworks of clothes are done at the back side of this shop.

Vegetable tea has caught in trend in recent times. If you have grown with a sudden like of vegetable tea on your tour, Amazon Japan is the place where you should make an order.

In a nutshell, shopping in Japan is a unique and exceptional experience. Do not forget to explore all the marketplaces on your visit to Japan.