7 large commercial facilities in Tokyo for rainy days

We have carefully selected seven large-scale commercial facilities in Tokyo that can be enjoyed even on rainy days. Here are some spots worth visiting for indoor shopping, leisure activities, and gastronomic experiences. Don’t worry even if it suddenly rains. Let’s spend a fulfilling time!

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Tokyo Midtown Hibiya (東京ミッドタウン日比谷)

Tokyo Midtown Hibiya is directly connected to Hibiya Station and houses approximately 60 stores, restaurants, and a movie theater. The HIBIYA FOOD HALL on the first basement floor has an appealing atmosphere that makes you feel as if you are in a fashionable New York bar, and there are a number of stores where you can easily enjoy a drink.

HIBIYA CENTRAL MARKET has the atmosphere of an old-fashioned Japanese shopping street, with a concentration of izakaya (Japanese style pubs), apparel stores, and bookstores that are sure to be enjoyable.

GINZA SIX(銀座シックス)

GINZA SIX is the largest shopping facility in the Ginza area, located in Ginza 6-chome. The storefronts are full of luxurious atmosphere, giving a special feeling to shopping. There are many brands that are the pride of Japan, and you can find the best Japanese quality products. At the restaurants, you can enjoy gourmet food of a higher rank.

The GINZA SIX B2F is directly connected to GINZA SIX B2F via an underground passageway from Tokyo Metro Ginza and Higashi-ginza stations, so you can go there without getting wet in the rain.

Tokyo Midtown Yaesu(東京ミッドタウン八重洲)

Tokyo Midtown Yaesu is a large building complex directly connected to the basement of JR Tokyo Station. It offers a large selection of high-quality Japanese goods and traditional crafts.

In terms of gourmet food, the focus is on Yaesu Public, a food court with free seats for eating and drinking. You can enjoy wine, craft beer, and of course Japanese food. Also popular are the casual standing sushi restaurants.

Tokyo Solamachi(東京ソラマチ)

Tokyo Solamachi, located in Sumida-ku, Tokyo, is a large-scale commercial facility directly below Tokyo Sky Tree, the tallest building in Japan. The theme of the space is a new downtown area where the cutting edge and downtown culture are fused together.

Here you can enjoy shopping, gourmet food, food sample making, and other experiences, as well as climb the Tokyo Sky Tree, enjoy the aquarium and planetarium, making it a perfect place to spend a rainy day.

Azabudai Hills(麻布台ヒルズ)

Azabudai Hills is a compact city directly connected to Kamiyacho Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. Surrounded by greenery, the entire town is home to approximately 150 stores.

Many Japanese are also interested in the gourmet food and stores, and teamLab Borderless, a museum without a map, is also open at this facility. A rainy day is the perfect time to visit Japan’s cutting-edge commercial facilities.

AQUA CiTY ODAIBA(アクアシティお台場)

Adjacent to Odaiba Seaside Park, this shopping center is in a great location overlooking the city center. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of shopping and dining options, and there is also a movie theater, making it a great place to spend the day.

Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai, located on the upper floor, brings together six of Japan’s best restaurants. It is a popular gourmet zone where you can enjoy original menus.

Takashimaya Times Square

When you are in Shinjuku and it suddenly rains, this is the place to go. Takashimaya Times Square is a great place for shopping, with a large selection of fashion and general merchandise.

In addition, if it rains, even temporarily, on a weekday, you can receive special offers at participating stores. *Please check with each store.

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