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Updated: October 1, 2019

Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store 日本橋三越本店

1-4-1 Nihombashi-muromachi, Chuo City, Tokyo

Visit this grand dame of Japanese retailing for shopping at its finest

Mitsukoshi, Japan's oldest surviving department store chain, is so prestigious that a railway station was named after it, Mitsukoshimae Station. Visit this flagship branch of the Mitsukoshi group and see how Japanese retail has progressed since the store's more humble beginnings as distinguished kimono seller Echigoya in 1673.

Tips

  • Visiting the store when it opens in the morning, or if your travel coincides, for the New Year sales
  • Wandering through the store's food hall to see and savor the delicacies on display
  • Taking advantage of the store's fantastic concierge service

Comprising of a main store and newer annex, Nihombashi Mitsukoshi is home to all the brands, both domestic and international, that would be expected of a retailer of this caliber. A tax-free counter and concierge service are available for non-Japanese customers.

Many of the store's promotions reference the Edo period (1603-1867) when Nihombashi was the center of Edo, pre-modern Tokyo.

Arriving early is recommended. When the store's doors are cast open at 10:30 a.m., witness a row of staff members greet you with the most respectful of bows to welcome you on your shopping journey.

How to Get There

  • Mitsukoshimae StationGinza LineHanzomon Line1 min on foot

Contact

Opening Hours

  • 10:00-19:00
    MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundaysHolidays

    *Varies by floor, store, and/or facility
    *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
  • Closing days: Irregular

Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesSmoking areasParking
  • JapaneseEnglishMandarin ChineseCantoneseKorean
  • JapaneseEnglishChinese (simplified)Chinese (traditional)Korean
  • Automatic doorsWheelchair rampEscalatorElevatorMulti-purpose toiletOstomate restroomsDiaper changing facilitiesWheelchair loanStroller loanBreast feeding room

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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