Shopping at Gotemba premium outlets

Shopping at Gotemba premium outlets

If you would like to do shopping around Mt.Fuji,
I recommend you to go to Gotemba premium outlets.

It’s very popular not only for Japanese but also for people from overseas.

Today I’ll introduce about Gotemba premium outlets.

What is Gotemba premium outlets?

Gotemba premium outlets is located in
Gotemba in Shizuoka, which is the foot of Mt.Fuji.


Gotemba Premium Outlets® is the flagship center,
and one of the largest centers in Japan. It is situated on an extensive site
within view of World Cultural Heritage site, Mt. Fuji.

Quoted from Gotemba premium outlets website

As they mentioned, they have 210 stores including
high and reasonable fashion brands, outdoor brands, and so on!

You can enjoy there for a day because Gotemba premium outlets is very big,
they have west zone and east zone with the bridge held between.

Also there are many food shops there including food stalls.
I recommend you to have Japanese style crepes if you haven’t tried.
It’s a street food and different from original, but you may enjoy it!

People who travel Japan can enjoy tax-free shopping there.

At tax-free shops, if you meet the below conditions,
Please show your passport to the cashier when you shop.

  • For general goods (clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, etc) ;
    5,000JPY or more excluding tax at the same store.
  • For consumable goods (food, beverages, alcohol, cosmetics, etc);
    5,000JPY or more excluding tax, but 500,000JPY or less excluding tax at the same store.

Quoted from Gotemba premium outlets website

It’s very enjoyable because there are lots of tax-free shops there!

Information of Gotemba premium outlets

Opening hours:Mar.-Nov. 10:00AM-8:00PM
Dec.-Feb. 10:00AM-7:00PM
Closing day::Once a year, on the third Thursday in February.


Currency exchange:Available automated foreign currency exchanger in Welcome Center.

USD($), EUR(€), CNY(¥), HKD(HK$), TWD(NT$),
THB(฿), KRW(₩), IDR(Rp), MYR(RM), SGD($), AUD($), GBP(£)

*Credit limit: 100,000 JPY per transaction (incl. fees), exchange to JPY only

Credit cards:Visa, MasterCard, American Express,
Diners, JCB and Discover cards are acceptable at most stores.

ATM:International cards are acceptable.

[Seven Bank]  Located beside the Banana Republic in the East Zone.
[E-net]  Located near Tag Heuer in the West Zone.

Access to Gotemba premium outlets

Shuttle bus:A free shuttle bus service operates from
JR Gotenba Station and Gotenba Interchange on the Tomei Expressway.

Direct bus from Kawaguchiko to Gotemba premium outlets:Kawaguchiko Sta. No.6 Bus Stop
A convenient direct bus from Kawaguchiko Station, with one stop at Fuji-Q Highland.

Fare:Adult one way – 1,510 yen (Child 760 yen)

Operating days:Operates daily

I hope you’ll enjoy shopping at Gotemba premium outlets!

OPEN9:00 - 18:00
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