GPS Not Required

Member Rating 5 out of 5 by idoitfor on June 15, 2010

Please ignore the address on this post. It is true, but this is for the admin office and not the shop. I wish I knew this before searching 2 hours around the area for this store before I knew it was on the main road. Simply follow the crowds to the main street in Harajuku where all the big named stores are. This is right next to Dior.

This was worth the 2 hour walk around the district, though. I'm a low-budget student in Tokyo for the first time, and was in hopes to grab 1 or 2 postcards and maybe a pair of chopsticks at a decent price. I was shocked at how cheap everything was (compared to Tokyo prices). I ended up walking out with traditional dress, sake sets, and the random tourist garb - all for less than $100 (which the summer kimono would have cost alone in many of the other stores around the city). Although true, even the quality isn't too far off par. The staff is friendly and helpful, and speak English great.

I found this posting on my last day in the city, and am very happy I found it before it was too late!

* floors 2 and 3 are closed to reconstruction. Therefore, no furniture. But still worth a trip. - 14.July.2010
Oriental Bazaar
5-9-13 Jingu-mae
Tokyo, Japan
+81 (0)3 3400 3933

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