The shopping streets along the Tokyu Toyoko Line is known to have many popular shops which attract customers from afar as well as the locals. These days tourist from overseas visit these places to get a glimpse of the real life in Japan. We will introduce three popular shopping streets!
Roofed shopping street Nakanobu shopping arcade
Nakanobu shopping arcade stretches 330 meters long from Ebara-nakanobu Station on the Tokyu Ikegami Line to Nakanobu Station on the Tokyu Oimachi Line. You can enjoy shopping under the roof without getting wet even on a rainy day.
- Address 2-7-19, Higashinakanobu, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0052, Japan
Tableware hunting at Koushuya Toukiten
This shop has an excellent collection of selected chinaware. They have a variety of ceramics including tea sets and tableware for daily use. Visit them to find an item you can use after going back to your country.
- Address 2-10-19, Higashinakanobu, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0052, Japan
Sake hunting at SHU SAKE CORP.
This is a specialty shop of Sake carefully selected and collected from various places in Japan by the owner himself. You can sample some sake (with charge) before purchasing so you will be able to find what you like the best. They also have sake drinking cups, so you can buy them together with sake. You should definitely visit here if you love sake!
SHU SAKE CORP. SHU SAKE CORP.
- Address 3-7-10-2F, Higashinakanobu, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0052, Japan
Try popular Ningyoyaki at Shigemori Seitaro Shouten
This is a specialty shop of sweets which are made in the old-fashioned way. Their popular product is ningyoyaki. Ningyoyaki is a toasted light sponge cake with plenty of sweet red bean paste inside. You can order from single item, so why not try one of these?
Shigemori Seitaroshoten 重盛清太郎商店
- Address 2-6-17, Higashinakanobu, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0052, Japan
Vibrant Togoshi-Ginza shopping street
Togoshi-Ginza shopping street is situated right next to Togoshi-Ginza Station on the Tokyu Ikegami Line. The 1.3 km long street is lined with 400 shops. It is one of the longest shopping street not only in Tokyo area but also in Kanto area. There are rare products such as their local brands sold only at this shopping street.
Go to Photo Kanon if you like cameras
This shop offers not only the photo developing service but also the camera related merchandise such as stylish camera straps collected by the shop staff who loves cameras. Why don't you look for a photo album or other merchandises which will decorate the memories of your trip to Japan?
photo kanon フォトカノン 戸越銀座店
- Address 2-1-3, Togoshi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0041, Japan
Osenbei (rice cracker) shop with special recipes
This shop has a wide variety of products made with their special recipes. Customers who love senbei find their favorites among the excellent selection here. Kuro-kosho-sen (rice crackers with black pepper) is the most popular product. It won the best award in a National Confectionery Exposition. Spicy pepper taste goes well with beers, too.
Osembeiyasan Hompo Senyuu Togoshi Ginzaten おせんべい屋さん本舗 煎遊 戸越銀座店
- Address 3-1-7, Hiratsuka, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0051, Japan
Get a variety of oden ingredients at Goto Kamaboko-ten (fish cake shop)
Oden is a Japanese dish containing things like fish cakes, radish, eggs stewed in a hot pot. You can get delicious hand made oden ingredients with no artificial preservatives or chemical seasonings here. They offer a wide range of oden ingredients such as standard fish cakes and gyoza dumplings which are usually not for oden. Their Oden croquettes which is made of oden ingredients and broth are also very popular.
- Address 2-6-8, Togoshi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0041, Japan
Musashi-Koyama shopping street with some unique and popular shops!
It is a shopping street spread around Musashi-koyama Station on the Tokyu Meguro Line with 800 meters long street lined with 250 shops. There are long standing shops established many decades ago as well as newly opened much-talked-about shops.
Enjoy wakomono (small ornamental products with Japanese taste) at Shikino-wakomono Hana-shimizu
This shop is specialized in wakomono operated by the former kimono shop owner. They offer not only the traditional kimono but also the casual clothes such as blouse with Japanese traditional patterns. Their Japanese style accessories such as pouch bags and solid perfumes are reasonably priced and it is popular as souvenirs.
Shikinowakomono Hanashimizu 四季の和小物 花しみず
- Address 3-24-5, Koyama, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0062, Japan
Gambarujan offers reasonably priced products
This is an outlet shop which deals with articles rejected at manufacturers' inspection. You can buy the same quality articles as the ones at department stores at an unbelievable price. Especially the selected genuine leather bags are sold at low price.
- Address 3-4-14, Ebara, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0063, Japan
Long established yakitori (grilled chicken) restaurant Tori-Yuu
This is a long established yakitori restaurant opened in 1926. They have a unique style of offering yakitori; customers chose the ingredients, and dip them in the special sauce. The sauce is made with a secret recipe. Beers are offered at the reasonable price, so it is popular for those who love drinking, too.
- Address 3-5-11, Ebara, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 142-0063, Japan