Mid
Jun
 2021

Ajinomoto Stadium BIG Flea Market

10:00am – 4:00pm
¥300 – ¥1,000

One of the larger flea markets in Tokyo, this one lives up to its name with around 800 (!) stalls. You can find everything here, including, possibly, a kitchen sink. There are organic vegetables, crafts, secondhand clothes, toys, antiques and much more. It’s in Chofu, which is a little way out of Tokyo central, but can be made into a day trip.

There’s a small entrance fee of approximately ¥300, but even if you buy just one item, we reckon it’s worth it. If you want to beat the crowds, you can pay a higher fee (around ¥1,000) to get in at 8am, two hours before the official opening time.

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