10 Places to Go Shopping in Kanagawa

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Kanagawa is located to the south of Tokyo and is right on the harbor which makes it one of the busiest destinations not only for business and trade but also for all kinds of pleasures including shopping amongst others. It’s just time to go!

1. Yokohama Chinatown


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Yokohama hosts one of the World’s largest Chinatown with more than 150 years of history consisting of 500+ restaurants and shops. The streets are filled with vendors selling delicious food which you can enjoy while shopping or even just pop into some of the restaurants and observe the hustle-bustle.

Information

  • Price: Variety of Prices
  • Opening Hour: 9am – 7pm
  • Access: Walking distance from Ishikawa-cho Station

2. Lazona Kawasaki Plaza

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Located to the west side of the Kawasaki Station, this mall is an extremely popular destination for shopping as its commercial establishment boasts of almost 300 specialty stores. It caters to all ages and is often referred to as the “land of anything you can ask for”. The establishment also hosts many international events and has restaurants for almost every cuisine for your taste buds to relish.

Information

  • Name: Lazona Kawasaki Plaza
  • Access: Next to the Kawasaki Station
  • Opening hour: 10 a.m – 11 p.m
  • Website: www.lazona-kawasaki.com/en/

3. Kofukuji Matsubara Shopping District

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This particular shopping district is out in the open and boasts of extremely cheap prices due to the multiple vendors who are extremely passionate and are often seen trying to influence customers to their shops. The district mostly deals with meat and fish vendors and due to the sheer volume, it’s easy to get a good price.

Information

  • Price: Cheap and Affordable
  • Opening Hour: 8am – 7pm
  • Access: TennochoStation, Sotetsu Line.

4. Yokohama World Porters

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This particular shopping mall was built in 1999 to promote imported goods and build the local community. The mall hosts of about 210 stores which are divided among floors according to different parameters such as food, fashion, activities etc. The mall also hosts 8 cinema halls for all your viewing pleasures.

Information

  • Address: 2-2-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • Access: Basyamichi Station
  • Opening hour: 10am – 11pm

5. Shukuhama-dori Shopping District

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This one is for all those who are lovers of fresh seafood and also who love to relish it just after it’s been caught. Well, you are in for a treat because this shopping district is a hidden jewel as it’s located just on the port and you can literally see the seafood brought in and more often that not, it is also prepared right then and there.

Information

  • Opening hour: 6 a.m – 8p.m

6. Grandtree Musashikosugi

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One of the premium malls of the Kanagawa Prefecture, this shopping mall boasts of a beautiful and absolutely brilliant garden on its roof garden where one can enjoy the fragrance of trees and flowers. The mall is divided into different floors consisting of particular shops such as Interiors, Beauty, Kids etc.

Information

  • Access: Musashi Kosugi Station
  • Opening hour: 10 a.m – 9 p.m
  • Website: http://www.grand-tree.jp/web/en/index.html

7. LaLaport Yokohama

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LaLaport Yokohama is a shopping mall which caters to more than 270 shops in one of the main districts of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. It boasts of shops ranging from fashion to beauty and everything in between. Though brilliantly designed, just be careful that if you are a foreigner, you may not find many staff members who speak any other language but Japanese.

Information

  • Access: Shin-Yokohama Station
  • Opening hour: 10 a.m – 11 p.m
  • Website: http://yokohama.lalaport.jp/en/

8. Terrace Mall Shonan

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This particular establishment is famous for carrying popular brands and the entire mall is divided into 4 different floors which are namely: Food and Home products; Fashion and Accessories; Family and Casual; Hobbies and Restaurant. The shopping mall can easily be covered and most of the brand will carry staff members who can speak in English and Japanese.

Information

  • Address: 1-3-1 Tsujidokandai, Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Opening hour: 10 a.m – 11 p.m
  • Website: http://terracemall-shonan.com/

9. Queen’s Square Yokohama

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One of the very trending shopping places, Queen’s Square Yokohama is aptly named as it hosts shops which are trendy and yet fashionable. Its one of the only shopping malls to also host a hotel and concert hall as well. A unique feature about this mall is that it also hosts a beautiful gallery for many artists to showcase exhibitions.

Information

  • Address: 2-3 Minatomirai, Nishi Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Access: Minatomirai station
  • Opening hour: 11 a.m – 1o p.m
  • Website: http://www.qsy-tqc.jp/english/

10. La Cittadella

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If you would like to visit a shopping mall which not only is a great place to shop but also relax, then La Cittadella is the place for you as it consists of a good collection of shops and restaurants but also plays relaxing music with a color changing fountain which is just a site for sore eyes. It’s the perfect destination for music, wine and dine.

Information

  • Address: 4-1 Ogawacho, Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Opening hour: 11 a.m – 9 p.m

Kanagawa is the perfect destination is you want to fulfill all your shopping desires as it boasts of the brilliant mix of shopping districts and malls which also exist in different price ranges. Hence, whether you wish to shop hard or just pick up a few pieces or even if you just want to have a good time, then Kanagawa is the place for you.

Have a good trip and travel!

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