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New shopping complex With Harajuku to feature Japan's primary city-centre Ikea

[Update, Summer 8] Both Uniqlo and Ikea at Having Harajuku are now open. To be able to lower the possibility of Covid-19 coronavirus, this new Ikea will end up being limiting the number associated with customers in store. To enter, you must first get a admission from this queue management system on the second floor.


Fans of Swedish design are going to be relieved to know that trips to Ikea will be about to become the lot more convenient using a new shop honestly, that is actually in central Tokyo. Japan’s first city-centre Ikea store will be located in the kawaii neighborhood associated with Harajuku and will end up being part of the brand-new shopping complex started open on April 30 2020. The introduction of the local mall is part of some sort of even bigger initiative in order to enhance Harajuku, which, sad to say, as well consists of the demolition of its renowned Meiji-era train station after the particular Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Together with Harajuku will have 3 basement floors plus eight above-ground levels real estate dining places, co-working spaces, merchants together with an event hall with a convenience of 3 hundred people. The building was created to be a new ‘hangout space for the future’, wherever people can eat, shop, work and convene. It’s not just about all for open use, even though, as surfaces four by means of nine will be set aside as housing apartments.

In addition to be able to it has the indoor shops, Along with Harajuku will also own an substantial terrace identified as ‘With Harajuku Park’, exactly where the public can enjoy oxygen while taking throughout the trees of Meiji Jingu and Yoyogi Playground, which are only around the road.

일본아마존직구 ’s Ikea store won’t be as big as the ones in Tachikawa or perhaps Chiba, although the idea will however incorporate a good canteen where customers can snack on the famous Swedish meatballs with lingonberry jam. Different stores within the complex include Uniqlo, The Alley, Perfect Top, Maccha House along with a electronic digital beauty store created by Shiseido named Beauty Pillow.

Willing to explore Harajuku prior to opening of With Harajuku? Check out our guide to the particular tastiest, most Insta-worthy snacks and neighborhood eats in Harajuku.