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Daikanyama Tsutaya Books: One-Stop Shopping for Your Photo Book Needs


Daikanyama Tsutaya Books is the bookstore where Tokyo’s creative community gathers. As the flagship store of the Culture Convenience Club, a leading force in Japan’s contemporary art scene, there is no better place for following the trends in photography and the books chronicling this art.

Ask where to browse and buy photography books in Tokyo, and Daikanyama Tsutaya Books is one name you’re likely to hear often. This spacious outlet offers a large selection of Japanese and foreign photography books, from the recently published to second-hand books with high historical value, with all titles available for leisurely examination and purchase. Knowledgeable employees called concierges are present to answer whatever questions you might have.

Daikanyama Tsutaya Books offers more than just books. You will also find sections featuring music and movies, a stationery space, and a cafe. The bookstore is also a place to experience cultural events thanks to its frequently held book fairs, exhibitions, and author talks and book signings.

(Originally published in Japanese on July 26, 2017. Text by Matsumoto Tomoki. Photos by Takahashi Munemasa.)

Address: Daikanyama T Site, 17-5 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0033 (5 minutes on foot from Daikanyama Station).

Hours: First floor, 7:00–2:00 a.m.; second floor, 9:00–2:00 a.m.

Open every day

Phone: 03-3770-2525


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