Nagoya is filled with millions of people and that means tons of shopping malls, markets, and more. There is much to explore, but where to start is the difficult question.
Underground Shopping Malls
There are many underground shopping malls, but Central Park is one that Nagoya is most famous for. It is located at Sakae station and there are many shops and places to eat there. It is even connected to all the major stores in Sakae. The prices are pretty reasonable and even worth the stroll of window shopping. Atsuta Aeon is another shopping mall that is a must see. They also have many different shops and themes to choose from. Some of the things available are cool yukatas, jimbays, glassware, chopsticks, sandals, Japanese prints, and more. A popular art is Beaux-Arts, and offers lots of gift items, housewares, shirts, plants, and more.
Many shopping areas have either restaurants in them or pastry cafes. At Yabaton, a restaurant, they also have a gift shop where things such as piggy banks, glasses, T-shirts, stickers, magnets, and more can be purchased. It is a great place to get authentic Nagoya food. The Osu Kannon Temple is also a great place to locals and tourists to shop for souvenirs and delicious foods. Most of the shops there are regular shops, less tourist things. There are a variety of restaurants to choose from, which makes it a popular place to visit for a meal. Near the Nagoya Castle East Gate there are many food stands that can be found at the festivals.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about Nagoya shopping.