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Tax free shops in Asakusa- SHOP NOW!!!!

If you’re staying temporary visitor and not working in Japan, and  also not a Japanese citizen, you can be free from paying the 8% consumption tax when shopping at certain shops around the country specially in asakusa. They usually have a sign like this at the entrance.

Various types of shops in Asakusa

  1. Narita International Airport. This shopping mall is located in Narita International Airport. If you want to go there follow this address : Narita International Airport (NRT), Goryobokujo-1-1 Sanrizuka, Narita, Chiba Prefecture 282-0011, Japan. For further information you can contact here-Phone:+81 120-191-625
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  2. Asakusa ROX Store (Taito-ku, Tokyo). If you want to enjoy your shopping go to the following adress.
    Address: 1-25-15 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan
    Hours:

    Monday 10:30AM–9PM
    Tuesday 10:30AM–9PM
    Wednesday 10:30AM–9PM
    Thursday 10:30AM–9PM
    Friday 10:30AM–9PM
    Saturday 10:30AM–9PM
    Sunday 10:30AM–9PM

    For further information you can contact through following phone number.
    Phone: +81 3-3836-7700

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Matsuya Asakusa Store (Taito-ku, Tokyo)

This is a department store offers daily necessities, especially food items. Since it is directly connected to Asakusa Station, it is treated by many tourists and company workers on their way home.

Detailed information

Basic information

Address: 1-4-1 Hanagawado, Taito-ku, Postal code:111-0033

Parking: Available

Who are eligible for tax-exempt service

  1. If you are a foreign visitor (staying for less than 6 months)
  2. If you have a diplomatic passport and
  3. If you are a Japanese citizen and have lived abroad for more than 2 years.

Access

By train:**

  • Directly connected to Asakusa Station on the Tobu Line (Isezaki Line)
  • 1 minutes by foot from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro (Ginza Line)
  • 3 minutes by foot from the A5 Exit of Asakusa Station on the Toei Subway (Asakusa Line)

It’s a great opportunity for you to consumes the tax-exempted goods. You can go without any hesitation and can choose your desirable goods. So, happy shopping!

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