From department stores that span multiple levels to itty bitty independently run shops, Tokyo has it all. We've summarized the types of stores you'll find in Tokyo as well as specific ones you shouldn't miss out on in this Tokyo shopping guide. Happy shopping!
Shopping in Tokyo, Japan is next level. From multi-level departments stores to tiny specialized shops that only sell chopsticks, Tokyo has it all. It can be overwhelming, but there is one retail concept you have to check out while in Tokyo: 100 yen shops aka hyaku-en (¥100) shops.
Food typically isn’t one of the first words we think of when we think of Harajuku. When we came across Arigato Japan Food Tours’ “Crazy, Cute, Kawaii Food Tour” of Harajuku that promised “the craziest – artsy lunch imaginable”, we knew we had to see for ourselves!
Katsuzen is Tokyo's only Michelin star tonkatsu restaurant. It is a family run business that has spent the past 50 years perfecting the art of deep frying, so if you're a fan of tonkatsu or all things fried, this place is a must.
Tokyo, Japan is the food capital of the world. Japanese cuisine is very diverse, be adventurous and try something new while you're there! Here's a list of 10 essential food entrees you should try when visiting Tokyo, Japan.
With rooms available for all budgets, we highly recommend staying at WIRED Hotel in Asakusa, especially if you're a first time visitor to Tokyo! This local community hotel will make your trip one to remember.
Besides a prime location and spacious room, ONE@Tokyo offers impressive views and amenities that are ahead of its time. If you're looking for a place to stay in Sumida, Tokyo we can't recommend ONE@Tokyo enough!
Choosing the perfect accommodation in Tokyo really depends on which neighborhood fits your traveling needs and style. Check out these Tokyo neighborhoods to help determine where to stay in Tokyo when visiting.