Akasaka Shopping Guide for Your Next Trip

Being a commercial and a residential district, shopping in Akasaka give a slightly different vibe. Shopping at the upper hills of Akasaka where most of the stuff displayed in elegance, or on the lower ground where it is simpler but lively, both have their own charm, and this article will introduce you to places that might piqued your interest.

Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka’s Shopping Mall and Shopping Center

Located at the west side of Akasaka, Tokyo Midtown is slightly north of Roppongi, have a quite modern and sophisticated design. It is considered a new style of urban district, featuring a number of features from offices, hotels, restaurants, shopping center and museums. Behind the complex is an area of greenery of over 140 trees. Every nook and corners are arranged and designed with art in mind, giving a classy vibe, suitable of being a spot of Akasaka’s standard.

Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka’s Shopping Mall and Shopping Center

Tokyo Midtown shopping area offers ranges fashions, interior and design, and also services, including beauty, healthcare, pet care and many more. Not to forget, if you fancy visiting some fancy restaurants, Tokyo Midtown also has a number of finest restaurants for you to dine-in, and not to forget the finest cafe to relax while indulging the pastries of world class grade.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Tokyo Midtown
  • Street Address: 9 Chome-7-1 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
  • Access1: 5 minutes-walk north of Roppongi station

Shopping Near Akasaka-Mitsuke Station

Akasaka doesn’t only have large and sophisticated place to do shopping, here in Akasaka-Mitsuke, one can find a normal shopping complex, and a shopping street, both near the Akasaka-Mitsuke station.

BicCamera Akasaka-Mitsuke Station Store

Fancy finding some electronic goods, or perhaps some miscellaneous items, or even your daily usage items? This is a place to go if you drop by or stay in the area.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: BicCamera Akasaka-Mitsuke Station Store
  • Street Address: 3 Chome-1-6 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
  • Access: 1 minutes-walk west of Akasaka-Mitsuke station

Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street

Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street
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Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street is just directly west of the station. There are a lot of shops and restaurants lined up along the streets. If you are not sure if you are on the right road, if you are standing right in front of the BicCamera building, you are at the right street, and from there, further south along the road, is the Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street
  • Street Address: 3 Chome Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
  • Access: 1 minutes-walk west of Akasaka-Mitsuke station

Tokyu Plaza Akasaka

Located particularly near to the Akasaka-Mitsuke station, Tokyo Plaza Akasaka is an easy access to the shopping complex. It is also directly connected to the Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu, making it an even greater access if you stay the night there, from shopping, dining, to staying the night, all in one place.

Tokyu Plaza Akasaka offers a range of shops to be visited. From fashions, beauty, to jewelry and interiors, a lot can be found within the many shops in this place. There’s also a restaurant and cafe, for you to spend the night, after a day of activity in the busy city of Tokyo.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Tokyu Plaza Akasaka
  • Street Address: 2 Chome-14-3 Nagatacho, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0014, Japan
  • Access1: 1 minutes-walk east of Akasaka-Mitsuke station

Shopping Near Akasaka Station

Not far from the Akasaka Station, there are another 2 streets that is similar to the Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street:

Misuji Street

Parallel to Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street, Misuji Street is the next street left of Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street. The street also has a lot of shops, restaurant and bars lined up along the street, making this place quite alive at night. 

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Misuji Street and Hitotsugi Street
  • Street Address: 3 Chome Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
  • Access: 2 minutes-walk from Akasaka station

Hitotsugi Street

Also Parallel to Esplanade Akasaka Shopping Street, Hitotsugi Street is on another street left of Misuji Street. This street is shorter than Misuji Street, but it also have a variety of shops, restaurants and izakayas along the street.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Hitotsugi Street
  • Street Address: 4 Chome Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
  • Access: 4 minutes-walk from Akasaka station

Shopping Mall in Akasaka Sacas

Shopping Mall in Akasaka Sacas
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Akasaka Sacas is another urban area with the concept of “city within a city”. Composed of 4 different buildings, each of the building has different purposes. One of the buildings is Akasaka Biz Tower, a 39-storey residential building, but only the first 3 floors (including basement) are known as the Akasaka Biz Tower Shop & Dining. These area acts as a shopping mall for the locals and foreigners alike. 

More than half of shops in the Akasaka Biz Tower are restaurants and cafes, and they offer a wide variety of cuisine from not only Japan. Aside from that, they also have number of stores that sell a wide range of products that might interest visitors that comes to this place.

Spot Information

  • Spot Name: Akasaka Biz Tower Shop & Dining
  • Street Address: 5 Chome-3-1 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo 107-6901, Japan
  • Access: Direct access from of Akasaka station
  • Opening Hours: (Timing may vary between shops) 

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