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Setagaya, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6805-2638
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“second hand” (15 reviews)
“vintage shops” (12 reviews)
“young people” (7 reviews)
Setagaya, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6805-2638
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shimokitazawa is littered with thrift shops, cafes and small established retail shops. Hence, a nice mix of old and new items can be found there. Prices of items sold are of mid to high range. The place is not too touristy, with several locals shopping...More

Thank thebeaneats
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super cool shopping area - heaps of vintage and op shops, can find some really cheap ones too! It's also just a really cute area and there are so many little shops to look at

Thank jomopromo44
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Located on the outskirts of Tokyo – you have to take the local train (which is very easy), this area is and was my favourite one to visit during my trip to Japan. There’s a wide and good selection of second hand here. Even if...More

Thank Tintin L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It is a tough area for merchants as this whole commercial area is traditionally known as a bargain town for about past 50 years. Meaning people don't expect to come here to spend lots of money, not like Shibuya, Shinjuku or Roppongi. So naturally, although...More

2  Thank Masao T
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It's nice coming out of the main city to a smaller neighbourhood outside of Tokyo. There was surprisingly a lot of people around which was nice, so my husband and I just walked around the main streets and looking inside the shops. Lots to see...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Quirky, fun neighborhood with lots of vintage shops and bars. We ended up buying cool shirts and drinking at three bars (one was a star wars-bar!).

Thank CarinStockholm
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a few hours to spare before our museum entry time so we hopped off the train spontaneously. A friend used to live here had mentioned it was a great spot. And so it was! We wandered around and found a Circus-themed glasses store...More

Thank MonarchX
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was another recommendation of a quaint neighbourhood of Tokyo we were looking for. We were excited as as son , who lives in Tokyo,had been there a couple of times and had approved of it.Well after getting out of the railway station we were...More

Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

If you are into those trends, then this is the neighbourhood for you. I am not, so as far as shopping goes it wasn't for me. However, the atmosphere was quite nice, very bohemian.

Thank CarinaHarumi
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and a chance to do some great second hand and retro shopping! Here's your chance to get your hands on something completely unique! Many great places to eat and drink...More

Thank Sandra H
Nearby Restaurants
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Rainbow Kitchen Shimokitazawa
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Baankirao Shimokitazawa
22 reviews
.01 km away
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Dawn Z
5 June 2016|
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Shimokitazawa is the name of the station or city. There are various eating and drinking establishments. The address is around Kitazawa 2-chome Setagaya-ku, Tokyo.
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