The best place for tourists and consumers where they can enjoy both visual and taste.
October 18, 2018
Today, I would like to introduce the spots that both people who live in Japan and those who come by travel can enjoy it.
Have you heard the word “depa chika”?
“depa chika” is an abbreviation for “basement of a department store”.
The underground of most department stores in Japan has become a sales floor of food materials and sweets.
Usually, department stores sell better products than supermarkets.
Alothough most of products in department store are a little expensive,there are many people who go shopping at depa chika as a little treat for themselves.
Four reasons to recommend depa chika
Reason 1: Only in Japan
I think that it is unusual for all of the department store’s one floor to be food and sweets.
If you like eating and drinking, you surely will have a good time in depa chika for one or two hours.
Reason 2: Clean look
Food is displayed beautifully, so it is fun just looking.
Reason 3: Deliciousness
Many delicious foods are gathered in depa chika.
There are times when local specialties in Japan are sold, so you do not have to go out to the region to buy them.
Moreover, you might be able to try them. (Please keep good manners in this case.)
Reason 4: Cheapness
I said as “department store is a bit higher than the supermarket”, but these products are very delicious and I think it is much cheaper than the overseas luxury supermarket.
When I went to Hawaii the other day, I have seen the Whole Foods’ Deli corner, but I thought that Japanese department store is cheaper.
If you think that it is a sightseeing spot you can enjoy for free, it is advantageous.
If you want to buy it cheaply, the time zone just before closing is recommended.
There is a high possibility that popular products are sold out, but the remaining products may be discounted.
This is the official Instagram of department store called Tokyu in Shibuya.
In this YouTube, foreigners are introducing Japanese depa chika.
Since this site organizes department stores across Japan, it is convenient to find a department store nearby.
(Please check in advance whether there is a depa chika.)
Please go to depa chika where you can enjoy both visual and taste (^ ^) /
- I cannot keep up with meetings conducted in Japanese. Are there any good ways to study?
- Are there any good writing materials for business Japanese? (Three keys to developing business Japanese writing skills.)
- Are there any free materials available for studying business Japanese reading?
- Should I read newspapers for reading practice in business Japanese?
- Are there any good business magazines to practice reading business Japanese?
- August 2022
- June 2022
- May 2022
- April 2022
- March 2022
- February 2022
- January 2022
- October 2021
- January 2021
- August 2020
- July 2020
- June 2020
- May 2020
- April 2020
- March 2020
- February 2020
- January 2020
- December 2019
- November 2019
- October 2019
- September 2019
- August 2019
- July 2019
- June 2019
- May 2019
- April 2019
- March 2019
- February 2019
- January 2019
- December 2018
- November 2018
- October 2018
- September 2018
- August 2018
- July 2018
- June 2018
- May 2018
- April 2018
- March 2018
- February 2018
- January 2018
- November 2017
- October 2017
- July 2017