San Jose is a city that takes its shopping seriously. There are shopping centers and several retail stores to help fill any shopping list or retail therapy session. San Jose shops are located throughout the city, but some of the best shopping is found at the malls in the city.

Start in the center of the city at the San Jose Market Center. This center is home to more than 100 stores selling everything from groceries to stylish clothing, shoes and toys. The market houses stores like Target, Trader Joe's and Marshalls. There are also many eateries, including Panera Bread and Panda Express. This San Jose mall has a central location that is easily accessed from anywhere in the city.

Santana Row is San Jose's high-end shopping center; it's located in the Villas area. This outdoor mall includes 70 upscale shops and 20 fine dining restaurants. There are also nine salons and day spas in the shopping center, and these can provide a bit of relaxation during a shopping trip. For entertainment, there's a movie theater.

North of Santana Row is the Westfield Valley Fair Mall. This upscale shopping mall includes more than 193 stores. From Hugo Boss and Armani Exchange to Justice and Pea in the Pod, there are stores to accommodate any shopper. If the variety of stores isn't enough, Westfield also provides a concierge service. It provides things like wheelchair and services for disabled shoppers, along with transportation and other assistance to mall patrons.

When looking for a place to find a great gift, look no further than the San Jose shops. They offer a wide variety of goods, indoor or outdoor shopping, and many other amenities to make the shopping experience a memorable one.

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