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The Top 5 Unique Japanese Souvenirs Only Available in Tokyo

The Top 5 Unique Japanese Souvenirs Only Available in Tokyo

Update: 12 April 2017

If you are coming all the way to Tokyo, you want to make your Japanese souvenirs just as memorable as your new experiences. Not only that, but you want to impress your family and friends back home by getting them the perfect gift from Japan. Grab these five unique souvenirs that you can only find in Tokyo.

Starbucks Tumblers and Mugs Make Great Tokyo Souvenirs

Starbucks Tumblers and Mugs Make Great Tokyo Souvenirs
(Left) Tokyo Tumbler/350ml/1,436 yen (incl. tax), (Right) Tokyo Mug/400ml/1,231 yen (incl. tax).

These Tokyo only tumblers and mugs have designs representing the layers of information available in Tokyo and the connections between a diversity of people. They have a warm design achieved by combining soft red colors with cool blue. Some of the tumblers are made to sparkle.

Want a Japanese Souvenir that Screams Harajuku? Snoopy Goods Are a Must!

Want a Japanese Souvenir that Screams Harajuku? Snoopy Goods Are a Must!

Kiddy Land Harajuku is a playful toy store that has a selection of popular domestic and international character goods as well as the latest trendy Tokyo souvenir items. The Snoopy Town Shop on the B1 floor displays approximately 3,500 Snoopy related items. There are goods like the "Block Memo Pad - Harajuku Bus" (378 yen/incl. tax) shown above, as well as mugs, canned candies, clear folders, key holders, and much more. Many of these Tokyo souvenirs are available only at the Harajuku store.
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  • KIDDY LAND
    KIDDY LAND原宿店
    • Address 6-1-0 Jingu-mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan

Nothing Says Tokyo Like Yamanote Line Station Chocolates

Nothing Says Tokyo Like Yamanote Line Station Chocolates

If you’ve spent any time in Tokyo, you’ve probably ridden the Yamanote Line and experienced how essential it is to getting around Tokyo. The TRAINIART Original Ekimei Deco Choco Yamanote Line (the inner track pack and outer track pack, 734 yen each/incl. tax), are chocolates with the names of the Yamanote Line stations.

They make the perfect souvenirs for train enthusiasts, and also to help you remember the names of Tokyo’s neighborhoods and while snacking on something delicious and sweet. You can buy them at the Akihabara and Tokyo shops of TRAINIART, a store that sells numerous original train goods with the theme of "enjoying trains more."
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  • TRAINIART
    • Address Atrai 1, Akihabara the second floor, 1-17-6, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0021
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    • Nearest Station Akihabara Station (JR Sobu Main Line / JR Keihin-Tohoku Line / JR Yamanote Line / Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line / Tsukuba Express)
    • Phone Number 03-5289-3832

Make an Impact at Home With These Uniquely-Shaped Postcards

Make an Impact at Home With These Uniquely-Shaped Postcards

These postcards of foods and famous sights representing each prefecture in Japan can only be bought in Tokyo, and make the perfect Tokyo souvenirs, especially if you’re on a budget. Interestingly, they are only available at post offices in Tokyo, making them extra special. The Kaminarimon, shown in the photo, is the main gate of Senso-ji, one of the most famous temples in Tokyo. Other Tokyo limited-edition cards include Tokyo Tower, the National Diet Building, and Ueno Zoo. Each card is 185 yen (incl. tax). You can see other postcards on the manufacturer's Posta Collect website.

Try Some Candies Full of Amaou Strawberries

Try Some Candies Full of Amaou Strawberries

Amaou is a variety of Japanese strawberries grown in Fukuoka and are characterized by their rich sweetness and fresh aftertaste. The Tokyo souvenir called the “Amaou Pouch” (2,268 yen/incl. tax) is an assortment of three types of candies made with generous portions of amaou: The first type is the "Ita-ame-hanehitoe” which melts on the tongue but has a crispy texture when bitten. Next is what’s called the "Sweet Lip," candy with a honey-like texture, and the "Bo-ame-niji-no-mukou,” which is a candy which packs a gentle sweet flavor that is said to remind Japanese people of their childhoods. They are only sold at Ginza Mitsukoshi, a department store in one of Japan's most luxurious shopping areas, Ginza.

These unique Japanese souvenirs are definitely worth checking out. Treat yourself (and your friends) to some of the best souvenirs in Tokyo!

  • Mitsukoshi Ginza
    • Address 4-6-16, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-8212
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    • Nearest Station Ginza Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)
      1 minute on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3562-1111
*This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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