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Shopping in Japan

Age-old tradition meets new-age technology in Japan, offering something for everyone. Wherever and whatever you decide to buy, with Global Blue’s Tax Free Shopping services you can save money on all purchases over ¥10,891.

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The best kawaii fashion buys

Seven pieces that will have you looking super kawaii

tokyo souvenirs

The top Japanese souvenirs to bring home

Seven of the best Japanese gifts you can bring back

Features

Onitsuka Tiger X Andrea Pompilio autumn/winter 2016/17

The top Japanese menswear brands

The stylish gentleman’s guide to dressing

Shinjuku, Tokyo

The Tokyo brands fusing fashion and music

In the Japanese capital, the coolest brands are blending creative genres

City Guides

Kawaii Monster Cafe

Seven weirdest things to do in Tokyo

What to do in Tokyo when you’ve exhausted the classic visitor options

Ginza, Tokyo

Top shopping streets in Tokyo

Discover the best shopping streets in the Japanese capital

Isetan department store

Shinjuku department stores you need to visit

These Tokyo one-stop shops sell everything you could possibly want

Akihabara

5 of the best gadget stores in Japan

Where to find cutting-edge Japanese technology that’s ahead of the rest