The National Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT) is a treasure trove for cheapos because it opens its doors for free on the first Sunday of every month. The museum houses mainly Japanese works of the 20th century including a number deemed ‘Important Cultural Properties’ or masterpieces.
Update: Unfortunately, the free admission day was discontinued due to COVID-19 policies.
Think second-hand kimonos, ceramics and other small trinkets. This is a good place to find stylish stuff and unusual souvenirs from Japan. Try to arrive early as both the market itself and the surrounding Yurakucho area with its many cafes […]
The Ark Hills antique market is much classier compared to some of Tokyo’s usual fairs. In addition to the amazing finds you can usually dig up at a flea market like jewelry and home goods, you can also find stylish […]
Step into Japan’s largest creator’s festival “Handmade in Japan Fes”. Over 3000 creators from across Japan (usually there are also creators from Taiwan and Hong Kong too, but we’ll see abou that) will have their creations on display. This year’s […]