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Best Christmas Markets In And Around Tokyo

Best Christmas Markets Around Tokyo 2019

While you may still be recovering from all the turkey and pies you had on Thanksgiving, Japan is already embracing the arrival of Christmas at full speed: you’re seeing the illuminations and Colonel Sanders dressed as Santa Claus, and you’re no doubt hearing Christmas music in absolutely every public space where there is a speaker.

But besides all that (and the Christmas cakes), you know Christmas is coming when you find yourself at a Europe-inspired market, sipping hot wine and eating bratwurst. While most of these markets attract Japanese crowds for the food and drink, they are also some of the few venues where you can enjoy some real holiday spirit—as you’re used to it from back home.

Here are our top picks of Christmas bazaars and markets in and near Tokyo for this year.

1. Roppongi Hills Christmas Market

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Roppongi Hills Christmas Market is the Japanese replication of Stuttgart’s famous (and one of the world’s largest) Christmas marché. Now in its 13th year, it features 11 stores offering over 2,000 Christmas-inspired goodies—from authentic German delicacies to snow globes, ornaments, and other festive kitsch. Santa Claus and his reindeer crew will supervise from above the stalls, bringing smiles to the kids and a pleasant vibe for the adults. Original anniversary goods, such as mug cups for your glühwein, will also be on sale.

When: Now through Dec. 25, 2019, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Until 10 p.m. on Fri, Sat, and Christmas Eve)
Where: Roppongi Hills O-Yane Plaza, 6-11-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

2. Tokyo Christmas Market

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Ohi Racecourse flea market (December 2019)

Very well known popular venue.
Here come everything up representative flea markets.
In hot days. Because parking car outlets
A store various genres.
Yatai can take – out and wide used clothes, accessories and shoes, food, watches, and miscellaneous goods, handmade
The row regardless of genre from professional until amatia.

※Photo is a thing of the past.

※Scheduled to be held on the future

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SHINSAIBASHI Antiques for daily use

Coming to Osaka? Looking for Japanese gifts? We mainly sell Japanese antique dishes (like old Imari), lacquer wares, tea utensils, hanging scrolls, framed paintings, etc. The main theme of the event on 7 Dec is “Merry Xmas, Japanese style”. We will offer an oppotunity for you to try delicious wine using Japanese antique porcelain (Imari) cups. From 7 to 20 Dec, a fabric artist Uenishi Yuka’s exhibition “UE fabric Exhibition” will be held at the same time. (We are closed on 8th (Sun), 14th (Sat) and 15th (Sun).

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