In all of Japan, Tokyo is truly the place to enjoy the trendiest clothes in the country. Young or old, there will certainly be a style that you will love and of course, many people with only fashion in mind come here just to shop.
So it’s no surprise that many tourists love shopping in Tokyo and guess what? There’s a Tokyo shopping spree event that runs for an entire month specifically targeted towards tourists coming to the country! So, get your wallets ready because Tokyo Shopping Week (that actually spans over a month) is here!
The Tokyo Shopping Week is a yearly event that started out in 2013 with a focus in the shopping districts of Tokyo, Harajuku, and Omotesando. The Tokyo Shopping Week event was established in order to draw more tourists to the country, with it targeting China, Korea, Hong Kong and other neighboring Asian & South East Asian countries of Japan in celebration of the coming Chinese New Year.
The Tokyo Shopping Week also plays a vital role of Japanese hospitality for tourists. During the duration of the event, various services and campaigns will take place in Harajuku and Omotesando to make the districts even more appealing. Continuing on from last year, scratch cards for the lottery with prizes like gift vouchers will also be given for purchases at participating shops and another scratch card for purchases made with Visa cards.
The stores Laforet Harajuku, Omotesando Hills, Tokyu Plaza Omotesando-Harajuku and many more will also be offering products for sale at 10% to 90% off and limited lucky bags containing popular items will also be sold. More than 200 stores will also be offering tax-free shopping for clothes, bags and accessories, and many more as well as free Wi-Fi connection!
The Tokyo Shopping Week at Harajuku/ Omotesando will be from January 18 to February 21 so don’t miss the chance to ‘shop until you drop’ in Tokyo’s popular travel and shopping districts!