Nintendo's first-ever Tokyo flag shop is coming to Shibuya PARCO!
Going to Shibuya has always been on any traveler’s bucket list and Shibuya PARCO just added one more stop-off destination for them. Under the idea of creating a space for any age, any gender, cosmopolitans, Shibuya PARCO brought together five themes: fashion, art and culture, entertainment, food, and technology. These themes merge to create a uniquely Tokyo shopping experience that will appeal to all people.
From high fashion names like Vivienne Westwood to streetwear and casual, the fashion options at Shibuya PARCO are all around you. From the first floor to the fifth, you’ll find names you know and love, like Gucci, and some Shibuya-grown brands, like Issey Miyake Shibuya. Fashion isn’t all that this shopping experience has to offer, there’s plenty of art and culture here too. In fact, there are beautiful displays of art scattered throughout the building. Get your fix of art at the PARCO Museum Tokyo on the fourth floor; their opening show (November 22-December 16) is Akira: Art of Wall from the hit Japanese animation Akira.
There is also plenty to do with family and friends. The PARCO Theater seats 636 people in its premium theater. Beginning from January 2020, there will be monthly live performances by Japanese entertainers and artists at this one-of-a-kind Shibuya theater. Shows will range from music to traditional theater to comedians and just about anything you can think of.
While children and gaming lovers might want to flock to the 6th floor where the first-in-Japan official Nintendo shop waits with merchandise of all your favorite titles and demo stations for you to try the latest games. Not far away, you’ll find the Capcom store, Shonen Jump Shop, and many more anime/game stores. And keep your eyes open for Pokemon’s Mewtwo floating in a tank, signaling the entrance into Shibuya’s only Pokemon store.
It’d be remiss not to mention all the wonderful food options that Shibuya PARCO has to offer. On the basement floor, you’ll find Chaos Kitchen, which offers a wide assortment of food in casual settings, from the British pub HUB to a music café and bar Quattro Labo, be ready to try a host of new foods, both Japanese and western. Elsewhere in PARCO, you’ll be treated to Thai food, fresh tempura, Italian, and even vegan falafel.
You won’t want to miss the ingenuity and excitement that you can’t find anywhere else in Shibuya. So, whether it’s for picking up a new outfit or dining out with friends, you won’t be disappointed with your PARCOexperience. With 193 names to visit, shops open from 10 am to 9 pm, and restaurants open from 11 am to 11:30 pm, any time is a good time to visit Shibuya PARCO.
This premium comfort theater boasts seating for 636 people. Look out for new performances almost every month, theater shows, traditional Japanese theater, rakugo comedians, musicians, artists, and more will be on stage to perform live for you.
The first official Nintendo store in Japan is located on the 6th floor of Shibuya Parco. With exclusive merchandise for hardcore Nintendo fans, game previews, and even demo gaming experiences, this is one stop that you won’t want to miss.
Shibuya’s first and only Pokemon store with Shibuya-exclusive merchandise. Be on the lookout for the lifesize Mewtwo sleeping in his creation chamber tank and be sure not to wake this legendary Pokemon as you wander past and into the store.
A 5-minute walk from Shibuya Station’s Hachiko Exit.
Nintendo's first-ever Tokyo flag shop is coming to Shibuya PARCO!
Located right next to the vast Shinjuku Central Park, THE KNOT TOKYO Shinjuku is a modern boutique hotel with convenient access to nearby Shinjuku Station and Meiji Shrine. The 14-floor hotel building was revamped and reopened as THE KNOT TOKYO Shinjuku in August 2018. With more than 400 rooms and 7 room types, the hotel’s Western-style rooms offer top floor park views as well as a newly opened Terrace Suite. From the hotel, it is a 4-minute walk to the nearest station and a 14-minute walk to JR Shinjuku Station. The hotel’s motto was built around its location, centered around the diverse Shinjuku area where people of all backgrounds and lifestyles gather. Hence, THE KNOT TOKYO Shinjuku aims to be the “People’s Park” and “A Place to Gather”. Despite its proximity to Shinjuku city, the hotel offers a place for visitors to escape the hectic city atmosphere by relaxing in the tranquil Shinjuku Central Park. The large urban green space offers respite for tired travelers looking to unwind. In the park, you can also find the Shinjuku Juniso Kumano Shrine, a multi-purpose athletic park, and a small art gallery. THE KNOT TOKYO Shinjuku is within walking distance to Meiji Shrine (1.8km), Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (2km), the Golden Gai (2.1km), and Kabukicho (2.1km). The area’s diverse offerings allow guests to enjoy a balance of nightlife and serenity — shopping at Shinjuku, bar hopping at the Golden Gai or visiting the serene Meiji Shrine grounds. The in-house dining options include a Spanish Tapas Lounge, Bakery and Tea Stand, and Italian Grill/BBQ Restaurant. Free-wifi and English language support are provided, as well as Tokyobike rentals upon request.
Dai-ichi Hotel Tokyo Seafort is part of the Hankyu-Hanshin luxury hotels group. Since 1938, this luxury hotel has been opening its doors to guests who seek a comfortable stay with convenient access to central Tokyo.
NOHGA HOTEL AKIHABARA TOKYO is conveniently located in the midst of electric town Akihabara, also known as the capital of manga and anime. In addition, this neighborhood has an abundance of tech shops, maid cafes and a variety of restaurants. With just a 6 minute walk away from Akihabara station, it provides easy access to explore other areas nearby such as Ueno and Asakusa. This hotel embodies the rich cultures of music, art and food. Nohga’s concept of music is derived from Akihabara’s local history, starting as a district of radio and wireless component merchants in the late 1920s. The artistic and luxurious space throughout the hotel is achieved by featuring art and amenities designed in collaboration with craftsmen from around Japan. As for the food menu, it’s seasonal fresh ingredients are sourced domestically. The glasses and dinnerware served are collaborations with stores in the surrounding area. All 120 non-smoking guest rooms feature an ensuite bathroom with a rain shower, in-room safety box, mini fridge, USB plugs, free Wi-Fi, a high-quality bluetooth speaker and flatscreen TV with original music and film. The lounge area and a compact 24-hour gym can be found near the reception on the second floor. Services include laundry (from 2,750JPY) and a 24-hour front desk with a check in time of 3PM and check-out time at 11AM For sightseeing you can rent a Tokyobike for the day (2,000 JPY/day) to explore the vicinity.
Located right outside Meguro Station, this is a restaurant where you can eat the fish you catch yourself in one of the two tanks. Serves all kinds of Japanese food as well as fresh seafood dishes. You can see the fish being prepared in the glass-walled kitchen.
The highball is a popular drink for both men and women. The diverse selection of highballs at this specialized bar will make your night magical.
This ramen restaurant was founded in 1985 in Hakata, the birthplace of ramen. Its taste has won a following among foreigners and it has expanded abroad. Shiromaru Classic and Akamaru Modern have been popular since they were first launched in 1996.
Miyashita Park is a new multi-purpose complex that arrives in the heart of Shibuya, sporting a shopping mall, sports facilities, restaurants, a hotel and rooftop park space. Continuing a modern revamp of the wider Shibuya area that has seen the likes of Shibuya Scramble Square, Shibuya Stream and Shibuya Fukuras open in recent years, the Miyashita Park complex replaces the aging former public park of the same name beside the Yamanote line.
Tokyu Food Show is an international high-end food marketplace located underneath Shibuya station. On B1F of the Tokyu Toyoko department store is a huge underground complex with more than 80 different gourmet food stalls. Directly connected to Shibuya station, Tokyu Food Show is a convenient place for shoppers to buy beautifully packaged omiyage (souvenir) confectionaries. Western: With a total of 24 different confectionery stalls, visitors can pick and choose from either Western or Japanese brands - such as Wittamer (a Belgian patisserie) or Zunda Saryo (a Japanese confectionery specializing in edamame sweets). There are also several Western deli brands selling meat imported from Europe. Japanese: Other than sweets, Tokyu Food Show also has several deli or eat-in options. Try cuisine from all around Japan right here at this gourmet marketplace - with established brands from Kyoto, Niigata, Kobe, Osaka and more. You can also pick up a bento (lunch box) or takeout sushi from the 10 different stalls, each specializing in a specific dish or cuisine. Fresh food products such as fruits and seafood are also available here, not forgetting liquor stores and specialty stores like Lupicia - one of Japan’s most famous tea brands. Lastly, grab a drink from one of the eat-in stalls such as 108 Matcha Saro or Hayashi Fruits Juice Stand. Chinese/Asian: Several Asian food brands are located at the supermarket, offering cuisine from Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. The supermarket is part of the Tokyu Group, which owns and operates several buildings and train lines within Tokyo. The Tokyu department store at Shibuya Honten is its main store, with 4 other stores in the city: Shibuya Station, Shibuya Hikari ShinQs, Kichijoji and Tama-Plaza.
Shibuya Fukuras is an 18-story multi-purpose building filled with a wide array of interesting and useful spaces to anyone visiting the Shibuya district. With its opening in November 2019, Shibuya Fukuras is part of a larger Shibuya redevelopment project that aims to give visitors even more attractive reasons to visit this notorious area. Shibuya Fukuras hosts a popular shopping mall (Tokyu Plaza Shibuya), a unique take on tourist information centre, a direct bus terminal to Airports, a co-working space, restaurants and a rooftop terrace with a great view.