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Is there more to shopping in Tokyo than main street stores?

Canada Jomar, Canada

6 days ago

Yes, there are many others! If you like souvenirs/food stalls/cheap and varied goods, head to Nakamise Street between Sensoji Temple and Kaminarimon Gate, Ameyayokocho Street near Ueno Park, and in Shinjuku and Shibuya for cheap stores with knick-knacks. There are many other artisan shops, where the owners actually make their own goods, too!
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