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CENTRAL WHOLESALE MARKET

www.tsukiji-market.or.jp/tukiji_e.htm

5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku
On the banks of the Sumidagawa River
Tokyo, Japan
011-81-3-3547-7074


This famous fish market opens at 3am for local chefs but you can try sushi from the daiwa sushi bar anytime.
 

COW BOOKS

www.cowbooks.jp

1-14-11 Aobadai, Meguro-ku
Tokyo, 153-0042, Japan
011-81-3-5459-1747


This incredibly cool bookstore specializes in out-of-print, first-edition American books from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
 

DR STYLE EUPHORIC

www.dr-style.net

Yurakucho Itocia B1F, 2-7-1 

Yurakucho Chiyodaku Tokyo
03-5221-8739


Any kind of flower for any occasion, from a casual dinner at home with friends to holiday parties and galas.
 

MAGMA RELAXATION SPA

www.magmas.jp

2F 14-23 Daikanyama-cho, Shibuya-ku

Tokyo, Japan
011-81-3-5428-1860


The volcanic rocks this spa uses (from Mount Fugi) are said to boost energy and relax the whole body. Follow a treatment with a few cups of tea in the serene setting—the ideal way to detox after a long flight.
 

RESEARCH

www.sett.co.jp

1-14-11 Cooperative House Aobadai 105
Tokyo, Japan
011-81-3-5459-4699


This vibrant, eclectic fashion boutique in the Nakmeguro district changes its collection — and its name — every season. You can always find it by location though.
 

TOKYU HANDS

www.tokyu-hands.co.jp

12-18 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, Japan
011-81-3-5489-5111


This store has promoted a DIY spirit since it opened in 1976. Today, it attracts those interested in anything from calligraphy and painting to bigger home projects.
 

UNITED ARROWS

www.united-arrows.co.jp

1-1-5 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo, 160-0023, Japan
011-81-3-5321-7531


The buyers here have a unique eye for the best fashion from around the world, including many great brands sold only in Japan.