Matsuzakaya Ueno 松坂屋上野店

Many Japanese firsts in this popular department store

Matsuzakaya is a historical department store chain in Japan and its stores are some of the oldest in the country. This branch introduced the “elevator girls”—neatly dressed ladies in the elevators opening and closing doors and giving directions to customers—and designed the first entrance that is connected directly to the subway. Access to the building is extremely easy by train.

Browse the supermarket, lots of clothing and lifestyle stores here. The brands at Matsuzakaya are mostly Japanese. Throughout the year, Matsuzakaya Ueno holds various exhibitions and special markets for bargains. Many of them are seasonal.

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