The Tokyo Romantic Market, also known as the Shibuya Antique Market is a vibrant flea market in the heart of Tokyo, specifically in the garden of the Shibuya Garden Tower. This market brings together over 100 shops, offering a diverse range of items from across the globe.

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Whether you’re looking for Japanese, Chinese, European, American, or other world antiques and vintages, you’re likely to find them here. Along with these, the market also features quality handicrafts, accessories, fine art, folk art, folk tools, organic foods, plants, flowers, and bouquets.

What’s On Offer?

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Shibuya to indulge in a mesmerizing affair that’s sure to tantalize all your senses. The Tokyo Romantic Market invites you on an enchanting journey with over 50 pop-up booths, bringing together a plethora of international antiques, vintage goodies, organic culinary delights, and bespoke handicrafts.

From exquisite accessories that scream couture fashionista vibes to floral blooms straight from nature’s heart – it has everything for all.

Step up your shopping game as the diverse vendors create new themes every month where rarity takes center stage amid merriment and magic. Feel like Alice exploring through wonderland or relish sensory pleasures while immersing yourself deep into this vibrant marketplace that’s screaming “buy me” at every turn.


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Copyright Tokyo Romantic Market

The market operates from 10:00 to 16:00 every second Sunday. Here are a few of the upcoming dates for 2023:

  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 9 July 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 13 August 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 10 September 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 8 October 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 22 October 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 12 November 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 26 November 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 10 December 2023
  • Shibuya Antique Market: Sunday, 24 December 2023

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The Sum up

With its wide array of items from around the world, it’s a treasure trove for those who love antiques, art, and unique finds. So, mark your calendars and make sure to visit on the next market day.

Check out their official website to confirm dates.

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