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Great Shopping Facilities in Kanagawa!

Great Shopping Facilities in Kanagawa!

Boasting the second-largest population in Japan after Tokyo (as of April 2018), Kanagawa Prefecture is home to well-known commercial facilities, especially in urban areas such as Yokohama and Kawasaki. Those places are famous with local people, plus you can enjoy great sightseeing spots. Here we will introduce six representative shopping facilities where you can relax, spend your holiday and buy some nice things. (Information as of October 2018)

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a historical building built in the late Meiji and early Taisho periods, which was reborn in 2002 as a cultural and commercial facility, retaining its original appearance. In addition to more than 50 restaurants and shops, there are also a hall, a multipurpose space, and an event plaza, where various events are always held. It is worth a visit not only to enjoy shopping and dining but also to enjoy its quaint appearance.

Access:  15 minutes on foot from "Sakuragicho Station" and "Kannai Station" on the JR Line and Yokohama Municipal Subway
               6 minutes on foot from "Bashamichi Station" and "Nihon-odori Station" on the Minatomirai Line
               12 minutes on foot from "Minato Mirai Station" on the Minatomirai Line

Business hours:  Building No.1  10:00 - 19:00,   Building No.2  11:00 - 20:00

* Business hours vary depending on some shops, facilities, and events.

MARK IS Minatomirai

"MARK IS Minatomirai" is the largest shopping facility in the Minato Mirai 21 district. Here you will find 190 shops. Some of the shops are the first of their kind to open in the prefecture or in a commercial facility, and most of the area is crowded with trend-conscious people. You can also enjoy here unique facilities such as the largest rooftop vegetable garden in Japan and Orbi Yokohama, an indoor entertainment facility.

Access:  Directly connected to Minatomirai Station on the Minatomirai Line
              8 minutes on foot using the moving walkway at "Sakuragicho Station" on the JR Line / Yokohama Municipal Subway
Opening Hours: 
     Shops  10:00 - 20:00  (Mon-Thu),  10:00 - 21:00 (Fri-Sun, public holidays & pre-holidays)
     Restaurants:11:00 - 23:00

* Orbi Yokohama  9:00 - 21:00  (Mon-Thu),  9:00 - 22:00  (Fri-Sun, public holidays & pre-holidays)


Joyous, a commercial facility that has been in operation since the 1970s, was established as a station building at Yokohama Station on the Sotetsu Line. It has over 400 specialty stores and the Takashimaya Yokohama Department store. There is a Digiq BBQ terrace on the rooftop, where you can easily enjoy barbecues (limited time only).

Access:  Directly connected to "Yokohama Station" on the JR and Sotetsu lines

Business hours: 
     Shops  10:00 - 21:00, 
     Restaurants  11:00 - 23:00

* Business hours vary depending on shops and facilities.

LAZONA Kawasaki Plaza

Lazona Kawasaki Plaza opened in 2006 as a commercial facility is directly connected to the station at the west exit of Kawasaki Station. In addition to many specialty stores, the five-story building has large-scale stores, a movie theater, and a sports club. There is also an event space on the south side of the facility, that sometimes attracts more than 10,000 people.

Access:  Directly connected to Kawasaki Station on the JR Line.

Opening hours: Varies depending on shops and facilities.

Yokohama Landmark Tower

Yokohama Landmark Tower is a skyscraper with 70 floors and a height of 296 meters. On the 69th floor, there is an observation floor called "Sky Garden," where you can see not only Yokohama, but also Sky Tree and Mount Fuji on a clear day. Landmark Plaza, a shopping mall with specialty stores and restaurants, is located on the lower floors, and the Yokohama Royal Park Hotel, a high-rise hotel, is located on the 52nd floor and above.

Access:  5-minute walk from Sakuragicho Station on the JR Line and Yokohama Municipal Subway

              3-minute walk from Minatomirai Station on the Minatomirai Line

Business hours: Varies depending on the shop/facility.

Terrace Mall Shonan

Terrace Mall Shonan, which underwent its first major renovation since opening in 2018, is one of the largest shopping malls in the Shonan area, with more than 200 specialty stores and restaurants, including popular local Shonan shops. The mall has 109 Cinemas with a total of 10 screens and a Kidokido children's playground.

Access:  Directly connected to Tsujido Station on the JR Line.

Business hours:
     Shops  10:00 - 21:00,
     Restaurants  11:00 - 23:00

* Varies depending on shops and facilities.
There are not only large-scale commercial facilities, but also a unique history and regional architecture around, so you can enjoy more than just shopping and gourmet tours. Be sure to make time to visit all the shopping malls we mentioned above when you come to Kanagawa Prefecture!

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