HOME Tokyo and Surroundings Tokyo Tokyo Station Most Popular Department Stores in Tokyo and Surroundings (August 2019 Ranking)
Most Popular Department Stores in Tokyo and Surroundings (August 2019 Ranking)

Most Popular Department Stores in Tokyo and Surroundings (August 2019 Ranking)

Date published: 14 September 2019
Last updated: 17 September 2019

Here are the best Department Stores in Tokyo and Surroundings, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category.

For instance, Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro, TOKYU DEPARTMENT STORE, Takashimaya Dept. Shinjuku Store and other related spots will be listed. Be sure to check them out during your visit to Tokyo and Surroundings!

1.Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro

1.Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro

Directly connected to Ikebukuro Station, Tobu Department Store is located in Ikebukuro with easy access to both Narita and Haneda Airports. Thanks to its direct station connection, you don’t need to worry about getting wet when it rains and can enjoy shopping all throughout the day. There are two “depachika” (underground department store) levels here, selling a wide variety of goods including Japanese and Western sweets perfect for souvenirs, seasonal fruits, and so much more. Some shops also have eat-in areas for a quick and convenient bite to eat. Extending from the 1st floor up to the 8th, the shopping section presents you a huge variety of products, with the cosmetics brand stores and shoe brand shops being particularly worth a visit. If you’re looking for Japanese-made souvenirs, we recommend the kitchen utensils and Japanese tableware section on the 6th floor. The famous unisex clothing chain Uniqlo has a shop on the 9th and 10th floors, and from the 11th up to the 15th you’ll find the largest department store restaurant area in Tokyo, with 46 different restaurants inviting you to enjoy not only Japanese staples like sushi, sukiyaki, and tempura but meals from all around the world, including Chinese and Italian. What’s more, the area’s open until 11:00 p.m. so you can eat late.

  • Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro
    Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro
    東武百貨店 池袋店
    • Address 1-1-25, Nishiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-8512
    • Nearest Station Ikebukuro Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Seibu Ikebukuro Line / Tobu Tojo Line)
    • Phone Number 03-3981-2211

2.TOKYU DEPARTMENT STORE

2.TOKYU DEPARTMENT STORE

Tokyu Department Store Shibuya Station TOYOKO is next to Shibuya Station, where eight train lines including the JR make a stop. The so-called ”terminal department store” is located in one of the busiest shopping areas in Japan. TOKYU FOOD SHOW on the B1 floor is a very popular food-theme park. In the TOYOKO Norengai, many long-established stores have opened their own branches to promote traditional Japanese tastes, handmade foods and new concepts. The department store meanwhile sells branded fashion items, gadgets and cosmetics mainly in SHUBUYA Scramble I.II at the Shibuya Scramble Crossing. This is a future-oriented department store that meets the needs of diverse age groups. Its duty-free and overseas shipping services (charged) and acceptance of credit cards and the China UnionPay card make it friendly for foreign visitors, too. Directly connected to JR Shibuya Station.

  • TOKYU DEPARTMENT STORE
    Coupons
    • Address 2-24-1, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-8319
      View Map
    • Nearest Station Shibuya Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line / Keio Inokashira Line)
      1 minute on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3477-3111

3.Takashimaya Dept. Shinjuku Store

3.Takashimaya Dept. Shinjuku Store

This department store stocks a wide variety of items, including first-class Japanese and import brands as well as quality Japanese-made products. On the upper floors you’ll find the store’s restaurant section, one of the capital’s finest with 36 restaurants and a gorgeous night view.
Special offer: Foreign tourists can receive a 5% courtesy card by presenting their passports at the duty-free counter on the 2nd floor.
Delivery: Shinjuku Takashimaya provides paid delivery service to Haneda and Narita Airports. Purchased products can be delivered to neighboring hotels at no additional cost.
Accepted credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, DC, JCB, UC, NICOS, American Express, Diners Club, and more (UnionPay accepted)
Wi-Fi spots: Available (free for 30 minutes)
Other: There is a prayer room on the 11th floor open to everyone during the store’s hours of operations.

  • Takashimaya Dept. Shinjuku Store
    • Address 5-24-2, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-8580
      View Map
    • Nearest Station Shinjuku Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Chuo Main Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Toei Shinjuku Line / Toei Oedo Line / Keio Line / Keio New Line / Odakyu Odawara Line)
      2 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-5361-1111

4.Tokyu Department Store Hon-ten

4.Tokyu Department Store Hon-ten

This magnificent eight-story building belongs to Tokyu Department Store Shibuya Honten. Among thousands of stores in Shibuya, this one offers sophisticated, high-quality products and a relaxing shopping atmosphere. A wide variety of food is available on the B1 Grocery floor, and many shoppers go there on a daily basis. There are duty free and overseas shipping service counters for foreign visitors and a cloak room on the same floor. On the 8th floor, the gallery of world-renowned artist Shiko Munakata, an Order of Culture recipient, is open to the public. A walkway connects the department store to the adjacent Bunkamura cultural-arts complex and its cinema and theatre facilities. An eight-minute walk from Shibuya Station on the JR Yamanote, Subway Ginza and Hanzomon Lines. Free shuttle bus service from Shibuya Station/Toyoko branch stops every 12-15 minutes.

  • Tokyu Department Store Hon-ten
    Coupons
    • Address 2-24-1, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0043
      View Map
    • Nearest Station Shibuya Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line / Keio Inokashira Line)
      7 minutes on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3477-3111

5.seibu shibuya

5.seibu shibuya

Provides goods ranging from fashion to art on the theme of “Art meets life – making living more creative.” Shoppers are welcomed by an entrance featuring an illuminated ‘art gate’ by globally renowned designer Carsten Nicolai. Inside you can find a wide range of items, including cosmetics from about 30 popular brands such as POLA, Clé de Peau Beauté, and Albion; luxury products from brands such as Hermès, Louis Vuitton, and Chanel; and designer goods from brands such as Comme des Garçons, and Y’s by Yohji Yamamoto. There is also a selection of restaurants offering signature Japanese dishes, such as sushi, tempura, and udon noodles.

※Alipay, wechatpay came to be available in SEIBU SHIBUYA. There is sales floor of some exclusion, too.

  • seibu shibuya
    Events
    • Address 21-1, Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-8330
      View Map
    • Nearest Station Shibuya Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Tokyu Toyoko Line / Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line / Keio Inokashira Line)
    • Phone Number 03-3462-0111

6.Mitsukoshi Ginza

6.Mitsukoshi Ginza

Located in the center of Ginza, Ginza Mitsukoshi has more than 80 years of history and disseminates the latest Japanese and international trends from Ginza 4th street. On the 1st basement floor, “Cosmetic World” is a very popular area for cosmetic products and carries the largest variety of brands in Ginza. From the 3rd basement to the 12th floor you can find great lineups of various items from clothes, jewelry, watches, living ware, foods and much more. On the 11th and 12th floors you can choose and enjoy your gastronomic experience from a variety of chic or casual restaurants. On the 9th floor you can step into the terrace garden and have a good rest surrounded by greenery in the middle of Tokyo. There is a Japan Duty Free Ginza (duty free shop like the one at the airport) on the 8th floor, and a tourist information center and a tax refund counter on the east side of the 1st basement floor. Here you can get information about the facilities in the area. We are easy to access and are just right away from Ginza Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Marunouchi Line, and Hibiya Line.

  • Mitsukoshi Ginza
    • Address 4-6-16, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-8212
      View Map
    • 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

7.Matsuya Ginza

7.Matsuya Ginza

Matsuya Ginza is a well-known, long-established department store. It started business in 1869 as a textile and fabric shop. Later, it established the first full-scale department store in Tokyo where it has served many generations. Matsuya Ginza consists of the main building and Matsuya Ginza Marronnier Dori. The main building has a glass-panel facade some 120 meters high — the largest in Japan. The panels light up before sunset, a symbol of nighttime Ginza. In the central hall, an atrium rises 25 meters to the 7th floor. An escalator was installed next to the atrium in 1956; called the Sky Ribbon, this was the greatest escalator in Asia at the time. In addition to sales of clothing, general goods and groceries, Matsuya Ginza also provides services including foreign-currency exchange and overseas shipping at a duty-free counter, storage of purchased items, and fitting/powder rooms. There is even a rooftop shrine for Ryukoufudoson (one of kings in Buddhism), believed to bring good fortune in the fashion business. The store is directly connected to Exit A12 of Ginza Station on the Tokyo Metro.

  • Matsuya Ginza
    • Address 3-6-1, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-8130
      View Map
    • Nearest Station Ginza Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)
      1 minute on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3567-1211

8.Daimaru Tokyo

8.Daimaru Tokyo

Daimaru Tokyo is a department store on the B1 to 13th floors of GranTokyo North Tower, which is directly connected to Tokyo Station. It has many popular gourmet and fashion shops as well as stores selling watches and accessories. On the 12th and 13th floors, it has about 20 restaurants that serve Japanese, Western and Chinese cuisine. Each floor has a café so you can relax and enjoy your shopping. Various exhibitions are also held at the art gallery on the 10th floor, making Daimaru Tokyo a department store where you can enjoy both shopping and art. Another attraction is the comprehensive services it provides for foreign tourists. You can exchange 18 currencies such as the US dollar and Chinese yuan, receive discount coupons (conditions apply) and get assistance with duty free procedures. Various kinds of credit cards and China UnionPay cards are accepted as well. It is located immediately outside of the Yaesu north exit of JR Tokyo Station.

  • Daimaru Tokyo
    • Address 1-9-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-6701
      View Map
    • Nearest Station Tokyo Station (Tokaido Shinkansen Line / Hokkaido Shinkansen Line / Tohoku Shinkansen Line / Akita Shinkansen Line / Yamagata Shinkansen Line / Joetsu Shinkansen Line / Hokuriku Shinkansen Line / JR Tokaido Main Line / JR Yokosuka Line / JR Sobu Main Line / JR Sobu Main Line (Rapid) / JR Keihin-Tohoku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Chuo Main Line / JR Keiyo Line / JR Ueno Tokyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line)
      1 minute on foot
    • Phone Number 03-3212-8011

9.SEIBU IKEBUKURO

9.SEIBU IKEBUKURO

Seibu Ikebukuro is a high-quality department store conveniently connected to Ikebukuro Station where you can shop until 9 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays (and until 8 p.m. on Sundays and Holidays.)
We offer a wide range of items from the world’s top luxury brands.
Our basement houses a fresh food market where you can pick up anything from Japanese sweets that make perfect presents, to alcohol, prepared food for take out, and other fresh foods. Our first-floor cosmetics department offers a selection of over 40 of the most popular domestic and overseas brands in Japan.
Furthermore, Dining Park Ikebukuro, our eighth-floor restaurant area, contains 24 restaurants where you can enjoy Japanese, Western and Chinese dishes until 11 p.m.
Our convenient rooftop garden and restaurant area is an oasis where you can take a break from shopping.
There are also large branches of various major retailers, including Muji, Loft, and Ainz & Tulpe.
We look forward to your visit.

  • SEIBU IKEBUKURO
    • Address 1-28-1, Minamiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 171-8569
      View Map
    • Nearest Station Ikebukuro Station (JR Shonan Shinjuku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Saikyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line / Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line / Seibu Ikebukuro Line / Tobu Tojo Line)
    • Phone Number 03-3981-0111

10.Mitsukoshi - Nihonbashi

10.Mitsukoshi - Nihonbashi

A long-established leading department store in Japan.
The Renaissance-style building including a manifisent central hall which floor is paved with marble has been designated as one of the Historic Buildings selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
The lion statues as the symbol of MITSUKOSHI are sitting at the main entrance, where is famouse for the meeting place. The store has the main and the new building and offers fashion, miscellaneous goods, food, restaurants and also servise for foreign visitors at a tax-free counter on the 2nd floor of the new building.
The Mitsukoshi Hall ( present day, the Mitsukoshi Theater) on the 6th floor of the main building was established in 1927 as the world's first theater in a department store. The hall is marble and has an art nouveau style luxurious atmosphere with a ceiling made of stained glass and beautiful walls decorated with gypsum carvings, in where Rakugo ( Japanese comic storytelling ) , concerts, plays or dramas and so on are performed that are familiar to many people. We also have Mimeguri Shrine on the rooftop of the main building that enshrines Hinomoto Kaiun Katsudo Daikokuten (Mahakala, or god of wealth) which is said to bring prosperous business and good fortune. The store is located a one-minute walk from Mitsukoshimae station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza or Hanzomon Line.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

Share this article.

Search