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Discover the Perfect Keepsakes; Embrace Yourself Into Japanese Goods

When exploring the Land of the Rising Sun, every traveler seeks that perfect keepsake to remember their journey.

In this article, we dive deeper into the selection of non-food items that should be suitable as souvenirs to bring back to your country.

1. Local Magnets: The Classic Collection

Collecting magnets from different places is a timeless tradition among travelers, and Japan is no exception. These magnetic souvenirs showcase iconic Japanese landmarks and regions, from Tokyo’s towering Skytree to Kyoto’s serene temples.

These compact and charming reminders of your journey are widely available throughout the country, making them a convenient choice.

The local magnets are usually available at shopping centers in the touristy area, shops at the main stations, and airports.

2. Japanese-Style Watches: Timeless Elegance

Japanese craftsmanship is renowned worldwide, and this extends to their watches. Consider purchasing a Japanese-style watch as a sophisticated and functional souvenir.

With a blend of tradition and innovation, these timepieces are not just stylish but also reliable, ensuring you keep track of time in style.


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If you are looking for a more traditional taste, the” Kaoru” watch should be nice since it reflects the essence of Japanese culture, and comes in a variety of Japanese traditional colors.

The watch can purchased on Amazon, Air Lawson Haneda Airport International Terminal 1F, and from the brand’s online shop.

3. Kimono Shoes: Step into Japanese Culture

Experience the elegance of Japanese tradition with a pair of Kimono shoes. These beautifully designed footwear options are inspired by the classic Kimono attire and come in various colors and patterns, allowing you to take a piece of Japanese culture home with you.

Tokyo Kimono Shoes has its physical shop in Asakusa, and it also offers worldwide shipping.

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4. Japanese Traditional Sandals: Comfort with a Touch of Tradition

For those seeking authentic Japanese attire, traditional sandals are a fantastic choice.

Japanese sandals, known as “geta” or “zori,” offer comfort and style with a touch of tradition. They are perfect for a unique and fashionable addition to your wardrobe.

If you want a more comfortable yet modern style of Japanese sandals, Pondals by Hanao Hanaichi might be suitable for you. It is fluffy and is arranged to meet modern needs, comfortable even for a long walk. Available at limited-period Hanao Hanaichi’s pop-up shop and its official online shop, check their Instagram for more info.

5. Kimono-Pattern Tumbler: Sip in Style

Enjoy your favorite beverages in a Kimono-pattern tumbler, combining functionality with aesthetics. These tumblers feature exquisite Japanese designs, making each sip a delightful cultural experience. You can find it at Asakusa Tatsumiya in Asakusa, Tokyo.

6. Welcome Suica Card: Convenience in Your Pocket

Make your stay in Japan even more convenient with a Welcome Suica Card. This prepaid transportation card not only simplifies your travels on trains and buses but also makes for a handy souvenir. It’s a smart choice for staying connected while exploring Japan.

Welcome Suica. Source: JR East

The Welcome Suica Card is only available for international tourists visiting Japan and is valid until 28 days from the day of purchase. You can get the card from the JR counter in the airports or designated train stations and the Welcome Suica ticket machine at the airport. Check here for more details about Welcome Suica.

7. Starbucks Japan Tumblers/Mugs and Local Starbucks Card: Sip and Collect

Starbucks in Japan offers an exclusive range of tumblers and mugs that vary by region in the “Been There” series. Collecting these stylish and functional containers can be a fun way to commemorate your journey.

Starbucks “Japan” mug. Source: Starbucks

Don’t forget to grab a local Starbucks card to complement your collection! The local Starbucks Card is designed to reflect the local essence of each area. You will need to make a deposit of at least 1,000 yen to the card which you can use to purchase Starbucks products.

Starbucks card. Source: Starbucks.

If you desire a personalized and enjoyable trip that caters to your needs and comfort, don’t hesitate to contact Halal Travel Japan. We are here to assist you with crafting a customized trip itinerary exclusively for you, right up to the introduction of a knowledgeable Muslim guide to enhance your experience.

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