The second-hand market is not only a place to trade but has become a cultural feature of Japan that is loved by people and visitors.
Yoyogi Market is one of the largest flea markets in Tokyo. There are nearly 800 stalls selling from clothing to pottery, crafts and even food. Not only a place to shop, Yoyogi second-hand market is also an ideal place for you to update with the latest fashion trends of Japanese youth. Most of the shopkeepers here are young people so the fashion items here are also plentiful. Photo: Shuzo Serikawa.
The O-i Keibaijo Market in Tokyo is only open 2-3 times a month, and operates from 9:00 to 15:00. Although there are only about 600 stalls, you can find everything here from souvenirs to electronics. Not only is the price low, but the quality of the items sold here is also very good. If you are lucky, you can find antiques that are no longer mass produced in the market. Photo: Naganumavietnam.
Asakusa Night Market has about 100 stalls, selling a wide variety of goods. This place is often crowded at night, the stalls are also neatly arranged. Located in the old town, Asakusa is one of the must-see second-hand markets in Japan. Near the market, there are also many famous tourist spots such as Senso ji temple, Nakamise shopping center or Sumida river house for visitors to combine sightseeing and shopping. Photo: MMalkavian.
The Heiwajima antique flea market only takes place five times a year. This is Japan’s oldest and most famous antique market, with 280 stalls. In addition to antiques, visitors can also find and buy many new items with rich designs. The market is famous for ceramic items, often gathered in front of Ryuutsusentaa Station. Photo: Explore Japanese Ceramics.
The second hand market at Ohi Racecourse is one of the largest flea markets in Tokyo with a scale of 300 – 600 large and small stalls. Unlike other second-hand markets, the market here is held more often and most of the items on display for sale are brand-name goods, still used well. The market is usually open every Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 to 15:00. Photo: Fleamapket.