Japan's Eki Naka Phenomenon
Inside Japan's Train Stations
Japan's Eki Naka Phenomenon with everything you need including shopping, food/drink, and events. Find out what you can explore with your Japan Rail Pass!
Top notch shopping and souvenirs
These days, eki naka shopping malls range from youth-oriented to gourmet food to high-brow brand name. There's something for everyone!
Food and Drink
Instead of simple standing-room-only noodle shops, nice bars and pubs, as well as popular gourmet restaurants and cafes, are spreading throughout stations. If you're looking for a quick and delicious bite, be sure not to overlook your options inside the train station!
Keep on the lookout for English-language flyers and posters, or look online for information from the local ex-pat crowd.