Must-see shopping in Japan

  • Tokiwa Department Store


    This popular shopping centre at the crossroads of downtown Beppu offers a Muji branch, a decent basement food floor and, should you need it, a Starbucks.

  • Condomania

    Harajuku & Aoyama

    Tucked away on a Harajuku backstreet, with a much larger selection of condoms than you'll find in the drugstore – plus cheeky gifts.

  • Ekimachi I-chōme


    For last-minute purchases before you catch your train, the shopping arcade inside Beppu Station offers souvenirs, crafts and snacks.

  • Daimaru Department Store


    Large department store at the western edge of Kyū-Kyoryuchi‎ (the former foreigners' settlement).

  • Kinokuniya


    Inside Hankyū Umeda Station, this shop stocks a decent selection of foreign books and magazines.

  • Parco Department Store


    A popular department store near the intersection of the Kamitōri and Shimotōri Arcades.

  • Otsu Furniture

    Ebisu, Meguro & Around

    Early-20th-century Japanese antiques, refinished in-house.

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