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Duty Free Shopping in Japan
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Duty Free Price inside Tokyo!
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LOTTE 
Duty Free Tokyo Giza Store
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Japan sells all sorts of Japanese and international luxury brands, and many times you put off buying things just in case you find a better deal elsewhere. However, 9xs out of 10 you get to the airport and it's too late because by that time you are more concerned with getting to your gate and catching your flight. 
Which is why JAPANKURU wants to introduce an IN CITY duty-free store that you can easily find in the fashion capital of Tokyo, Ginza. It's important to mention that even if you live in Japan, you can get duty-free deals here!!! So read more below~~~

💮LOTTE DUTY FREE GINZA
🏢8 & 9F of Tokyu Plaza Ginza
Google Maps
⏰Weekdays – 11:00~9:00pm
Sat, Sun, Holidays – 11:00~9:00pm
Holidays depends on Tokyu Plaza Ginza
🚉Nearest Stations: Ginza Station Exit C2 – 1min walk
Hibiya Station Exit A1 & Yurakucho Station Exit A0 – 2min walk
JR Yurakucho Station – 4min walk​



Opening in 2016, the landmark TOKYU PLAZA GINZA is a glitzy sophisticated commercial facility aimed at the younger generation. Normally the rooftop garden is the must-see spot but on the 8th and 9th floors, you'll find an airport-type duty-free shop.
The LOTTE Duty Free store is separated into two floors, international and Japanese cosmetics on the 9th floor and accessories and clothing boutiques on the 8th.
 



LOTTE Duty Free Ginza 9th floor



LOTTE Duty Free Ginza 8th floor

LOTTE Duty Free Tokyo Ginza
 9TH FLOOR PRODUCTS 

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Jo Malone, England’s perfume and scented candle brand





Shiseido’s new 24h Defense Mist Duo, Japan’s limited design

Like mentioned above, you'll find a lot of international name brand beauty products. Some you may have heard of before, some you may see for the first time. Many brands, say GivenchyJo Malone, and De La Mer are sold worldwide so you may think that it isn't necessary to buy anything from those type of brands. However, you are VERY likely to find "limited in Japan" products for sale here. Which is why, aside from the duty-free price, it's worth taking a look at brands you may even find in your home country.

Then for you Asian beauty fans, there are some of Japan's and Korea's top cosmetic brands sold! 
Brands like Shiseido and SK II are a given, but even some brands we've never heard of like Three, IOPE, and WHOO are sold. LOTTE is originally a Korean company, is it's no wonder they would have the best of Asia's skincare and cosmetics.



Korean beauty brand Whoo fuses traditional Korean royal beauty secrets
with modern science to make products that not only cover up skin flaws
but treat and eliminate them. 
Apparently when it comes to "K-beauty", 
Whoo is the one to go to.



Japan's beauty brand FANCL products known for being reasonably priced
but more than anything be being 
free of all additives including preservatives 
which makes them very popular for those with sensitive skin. 
For those beauty cautious readers 
that are interested in the current Asian beauty trend,
FANCL is the way to go!

LOTTE Duty Free Tokyo Ginza
 8TH FLOOR PRODUCTS 

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Then go downstairs and you'll find Japanese and international clothing and accessory brands such as French clothing brand LACOSTE, Japanese watch brand OMEGA, and Italian fashion brand Ermenegildo Zegna (E. Zegna).
Items on LOTTE's 8th floor also offer duty-free and sale prices!







LOTTE Duty Free Tokyo Ginza
 OTHER AREAS WORTH MENTIONING 

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For reference, the 9th floor also has a corner called the "TAX FREE ZONE" which is different from duty-free.
It may seem self-explanatory to some, but many people actually get them mixed up. So just a small explanation differing the two:
DUTY FREE is to be exempted from all taxes (normally you won't find duty-free shops inside the city, only at airports)
TAX FREE is to be exempt mainly from consumption tax (can find tax-free stores all over Tokyo)



TAX FREE ZONE

So in this section, you won't have to pay Japan's 8% tax on items such as cosmetics, medicine, Japanese food,and more. These things you can also get inside the city, but if you're already there you might as well check it out and save time!
**Since this is the tax-free section,
you are able to take your purchases home with you right from the store!
No need to pick it up from the airport once you leave Japan.



EVENT ZONE

To be more specific, when a new product is just about to arrive but because of the more recently introduced items, there isn't any extra display space. So rather than just getting rid of these perfectly good and new items, they move the inventory over to be sold at a lower price. So here you get an even bigger deal, gettings a discount on top of the duty-free price!



CUSTOMER LOUNGE

Right behind the Gift Desk you'll find a lounge that is open to guests 
that want to take a break and just relax for a bit.
Since LOTTE is originally a Korean company,
you may be able to watch popular KPOP videos on the tv there🎶

LOTTE Duty Free Tokyo Ginza
 GINZA STORE GIFT CAMPAIGN 

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If you make a purchase at LOTTE Duty Free Store,
be sure to show your receipt at their Gift Desk 
(on the 9th floor across from the Event Zone) 
so you get 1,000yen (roughly $10) off gift coupons!
They are good for stores within Ginza. 



📜Lotte Duty Free Gift Certificate
– Use: Stores within Ginza
– Present the receipt the same day of purchase to the Gift Desk
💴20,000yen or more purchase = 1,000yen coupon
-30,000yen+ purchase = 2,000yen coupon
– Gifts can be exchanged once a day, only in one passport

LOTTE Duty Free Tokyo Ginza
 HOW TO GET DUTY-FREE 

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The process of getting duty-free is really simple, just PLEASE be sure to have your passport and ticket (or E-ticket) on hand. Above we mentioned that even if you live in Japan you can get this deal, and you can! As long as you have proof that you are departing Japan you are fine.

Once you make your purchase(s), you'll receive an Exchange Ticket. Be sure to hold on to it until your departure because there is a chance you may not get your purchased items at the airport. You will pick up your things at the Duty Free Pickup Counter at Narita or Haneda Airport.

*The services are only available from those two airports







LOTTE Duty Free Tokyo Ginza
 DUTY-FREE SHOPPING FOR TOURISTS 
 AND THOSE LIVING IN JAPAN

If you're planning on coming to visit Tokyo
or even if you live here,
we highly recommend checking out this one of a kind
duty-free store that is within the city.
With are 150 international/Japanese brands offered,
LOTTE Duty Free Ginza creates a new shopping style not only for foreign visitors in Tokyo but also
 to those that living in Japan going abroad!
We know next time we plan on going somewhere,
we'll be making a stop here for sure.

💮LOTTE DUTY FREE GINZA
🏢8 & 9F of Tokyu Plaza Ginza
Google Maps
⏰Weekdays – 11:00~9:00pm
Sat, Sun, Holidays – 11:00~9:00pm
Holidays depends on Tokyu Plaza Ginza
🚉Nearest Stations: Ginza Station Exit C2 – 1min walk
Hibiya Station Exit A1 & Yurakucho Station Exit A0 – 2min walk
JR Yurakucho Station – 4min walk

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NAME:LOTTE DUTY FREE GINZA

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ADDRESS:

8 & 9F, Tokyu Plaza Ginza, 5-2-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

東京都中央区銀座5丁目2−1 東急プラザ銀座

ACCESS:Ginza

CONTACT TEL:03-6264-6860

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      Shizuoka Prefecture is sandwiched between eastern and western Japan, giving the prefecture easy access to both Tokyo and Osaka. Not only is it known for beautiful natural attractions, with everything from Mount Fuji to Suruga Bay, Lake Hamanako, and Sumata Pass―Shizuoka's Izu Peninsula is known as a go-to spot for hot springs lovers, with famous onsen like Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Shuzenji, and Dogashima. Shizuoka attracts all kinds of travelers thanks to historic connections with the Tokugawa clan, the Oigawa Railway, fresh eel cuisine, Hamamatsu gyoza, and famously high-quality green tea.

    • Kansai (関西) is a region that includes Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, and Shiga Prefectures. Kansai contained Japan's ancient capital for hundreds of years, and it's making a comeback as one of the most popular parts of Japan. Kyoto's temples and shrines, Osaka Castle, and the deer of Nara are all considered must-sees. Plus, the people of Kansai are especially friendly, making it a fun place to hang out.

    • Kyoto flourished as the capital of Japan between the years 794 and 1100, becoming a center for poilitics and culture, and to this day it's a great place for close encounters with Japanese history. The cobbled streets of Gion, the atmospheric road to Kiyomizudera Temple, Kinkakuji's golden walls and countless historic attractions, even Arashiyama's Togetsukyo Bridge―Kyoto is a place of many attractions. With new charms to experience throughout the seasons, travelers can't stop themselves from returning again and again.

    • Nara Prefecture's important history reaches back to 710, a time now called the Nara era, when it was once capital of Japan. Called "Heijo-kyo" during its time as a capital, it's said that nara was once the end of the silk road, leading it to flourish as a uniquely international region and produce important cultural properties of all kinds. To make the most of each season, travelers head to Nara Park, where the Nara deer who wander freely, or climb Mount Yoshino, a famous cherry blossom spot.

    • Osaka is known for friendly (and funny) people, but its history is nothing to laugh at, playing a major part in Toyotomi Hideyoshi's 16th century unification of Japan. Thanks to long years of economic activity, it's one of Japan's biggest cities, and Osaka's popular food culture earned it the nickname "The Kitchen of the Nation." To this day Osaka is the model of western Japan, and alongside historic structures like Osaka Castle, it also has major shopping malls like Umeda's Grand Front Osaka and Tennoji's Abeno Harukas. Osaka is a place to eat, eat, eat, with local specialties like takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and kushi-katsu, and for extra fun, it's home to Universal Studios Japan.

    • CHUGOKU

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      The Chugoku Region (中国地方) consists of five prefectures: Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori, and Yamaguchi. In Chugoku you’ll find the sand dunes of Tottori, and Hiroshima’s atomic bomb site, plus centers of ancient history like Grand Shrine of Izumo.

    • HIROSHIMA

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      Hiroshima Prefecture has everything, from world heritage sites to beautiful nature and delicious local cuisine, and it's either an hour and a half from Tokyo by plane, or four hours by train. Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island and the Atomic Bomb Dome, two Hiroshima UNESCO sites, are famous around the world, but in Japan it's also famous for food. Seafood from the Seto Inland Sea, especially oysters, Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, and Setouchi lemons are all popular, and the natural scenery alone is worth seeing.

    • SHIKOKU

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      On the other side of the Seto Inland Sea opposite Japan’s main island, Shikoku (四国) is a region made up of four prefectures: Ehime, Kagawa, Kochi, and Tokushima. The area is famous for its udon (in Kagawa), and the beautiful Dogo Onsen hot springs (in Ehime).

    • Kagawa Prefecture is on the northern part of the island of Shikoku, facing Japan's main island and the Seto Inland Sea. It's known for being the smallest prefecture in Japan, by area, but at the same time Kagawa is called the "Udon Prefecture" thanks to its famous sanuki udon. Aside from Kotohiragu Shrine and Ritsurin Garden, the prefecture's small islands are popular, and Kagawa is full of unique destinations, like Angel Road. They say that if you lay eyes on Zenigata Sunae, a huge Kagawa sand painting, you'll never have money troubles ever again.

    • Located in the most southwestern part of Japan, Kyushu (九州) is an island of 7 prefectures: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, and Kagoshima. The island's unique culture has been influenced by Chinese and Dutch trade, along with missionaries coming in through Nagasaki's port. Modern-day travelers love the lush natural scenery and fresh food, plus the natural hot springs found all throughout the area (thanks to volcanic activity)!

    • FUKUOKA

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      Fukuoka Prefecture has the highest population on the southern island of Kyushu, with two major cities: Fukuoka and Kitakyushu. Thanks to growing transportation networks, Fukuoka is more accessible than ever, and so are the many local attractions. On top of historical spots like Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, travelers shouldn't miss Fukuoka's food scene, with motsu nabe (offal hotpot), mentaiko (spicy cod roe), and famous Hakata ramen―best eaten from a food stall in the Nakasu area of Hakata. Plus, it's full of all sorts of destinations for travelers, like trendy shopping centers, and the beautiful nature of Itoshima and Yanagawa.

    • KAGOSHIMA

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      Kagoshima Prefecture played a major role in Japan's modernization as a backdrop for famous historical figures like samurais Saigo Takamori and Okubo Toshimichi, who pushed Japan out of the Edo era and into the Meiji. Because of that, Sengan-en Garden is just one of many historical destinations, and when it comes to attractions Kagoshima has plenty: the active volcano of Sakurajima, popular hot springs Ibusuki Onsen and Kirishima Onsen, World Heritage Site Yakushima Island, even what Japan calls the "island closest to heaven," Amami Oshima. Kagoshima might be found on the very southernmost tip of the southern island of Kyushu, but there's plenty to see.

    • OKINAWA

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      The island chain of Okinawa (沖縄) makes up the southernmost tip of Japan, which is why it's also the most tropical area in the country. Thanks to a history of independence and totally distinct political and cultural events, Okinawa has a unique culture, and remnants of the Ryukyu Kingdom are still visible all over the islands. Food, language, traditional dress, it's all a little different! It's also said to be the birthplace of karate.

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