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6 Market Places to visit in Tokyo, Japan

1. Ohi Racecourse Flea Market in Shinagawa-ku

Ohi Racecourse Flea Market or Tokyo City Flea Market located at 2-1-2, Katsushima, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0012. At Ohi Racetrack, Shinagawa is near Oikeibajo Station. The flea open every Saturday and Sunday from 9.00 am – 3.00 pm.

2. Shinjuku Chuo Park Flea Market

Shinjuku Chuo Park Flea Market located at Mizu no Hiroba Square, Shinjuku Chuo Park, Tokyo of Japan. Flea Market is open once every two months on Saturdays @ 10.00 am – 3.00 pm. This Tokyo flea market has around 200 vendors.

Shinjuku Chuo Park Flea Market is surrounded by tall buildings. Located in Shinjuku Chuo Park (also known as Shinjuku Central Park) in Tokyo can be easily reached. From the west exit of Shinjuku Station, it takes only 13 minutes. There are more than 200 stalls selling stalls. Most of them are antique and handbags. Home decoration Pottery, Hats, Handmade Products and many more.

How to get there:

  • The Mizu no Hiroba Square in Shinjuku Chuo Park, at the back of the Metropolitan Government Buildings (near Tochomae Station).

3. Shinjuku Mitsui Building Flea Market

Shinjuku Mitsui Building Flea Market located at Shinjuku Mitsui Building, 55 Hiroba (near JR Shinjuku Station, West Exit). The market usually open once a month from 8:30am – 3.00 pm. The website is http://www.shinjukumitsui55info.jp/event.

The market is focused on jewelry, many styles and old books. There are also affordable second hand goods such as clothing, home decor and much more. Shinjuku Mitsui Building is stay near the western exit of Shinjuku Station (only 9 minutes walk).

4. Yasukuni Shrine Market

Yasukuni Shrine Market (靖国神社青空骨董市) located at 2丁目-1 Kudankita, 千代田区 Tokyo 120-0073, Japan which is near Kudanshita Station and use Exit 1. The market open two times a month every Saturdays from 10.00 am – 3.00 pm. However, as Yasukuni Shrine is currently on hiatus, the Antique Fair will resume its activities only in November 2019.

5. Yoyogi Park Flea Market(s) in Yokohama Park

Yoyogi Park Flea Market(s) is secondhand market over 36-year-old in Tokyo. This is free trade market that located in Yokohama Park, Shibuya (near Shibuya Station). This is a 15-minutes walk from Shibuya Station. There are more than 800 small shops. Most of them are fashionable items such as clothing, bags, shoes, and most merchants are teenagers. Fashion Harajuku glamorous style to look and other products like figure CD / DVD, brass, ceramic, organic products, handmade and many more.

Yoyogi Park Flea Market(s) is opening from Saturday and Sunday (Once a month) and from 10:00 am – 16:00 pm hours. Further information: http://www.yoyogipark.info (Japanese)

How to get there:

By train: at just across from the park and near the NHK buildings (near Harajuku Station).

6. Oedo Kotto Ichi Flea Market

Oedo Kottoichi Flea Market or (Oedo Antique market) is the biggest antique market in Japan held in Tokyo International Forum which is largest outdoor antique bazaar that located at Tokyo International Forum on Yurakucho and Harajuku & Yoyogi Keyaki Roads (about 1 minute walk to Yurakucho Station and 5 minutes to Tokyo Station).

Opening Hours: Every First and Third Sunday. (Although the usual dates the 1st and 3rd Sundays,but sometimes may be changed.).
Opening hours: 9am – 4pm.
Location: Tokyo International Forum, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Further information: https://www.antique-market.jp/english

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