Place to shop
Kappabashi Dōgu-gai (Kitchenware Street)
Kappabashi has a wide range of handling from cookware for business use to cookware for general household use and Birthplace of food samples.
Kappabashi Kitchenware shopping street: highly recommended to visit durind weekdays. Most of the shops are closed on Sundays.
Kappabashi Dogu-gai is a famous historic area that is home to more than 170 shops. Merchants first began gathering in the Kappabashi area around 1912, selling old tools and a wide range of implements and hardware. Today you can buy various kitchenware like knives, pans, hardware pots, tableware,…
You can find almost every kind of restaurant equipment imaginable, including bakery equipment, Japanese, Western, and Chinese tableware, china, laquerware, restaurant equipment, packaging, containers, decorative goods, "fake" food samples, chefs' coats, signs, noren (shop curtains), bamboo wares,…
“A park built along the river, five-minutes away from Asakusa. In the spring, you can enjoy walking along the path while enjoying the approximately 1,000 cherry blossom trees.”
“The Nakamise shopping street stretches over approximately 250 meters from Kaminarimon to the main grounds of Sensoji Temple. It is lined by more than 50 shops, which offer local specialties and the usual array of tourist souvenirs. Openging hours depend on the individual shops; typically daily from 9:00 to 18:00”
“The Asakusa Bunka Kankou center is a tourist information center located in front of Asakusa Kaminari-mon Gate. I perform the guidebook by four languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean). you could overlook a town of Tokyo Sky Tree and Asakusa from the prospects terrace of the 8 floor.”
Point of Interest
“Such as Japan's own entertainment, rakugo, comic, acrobatic, impersonation, is a popular entertainment field variety of content to enjoy.”
“Hanayashiki is a famous and historical amusement park in Asakusa. It is the oldest amusement park in Japan, opened in the late Edo era. It is a little far away from our hotel, 25 min on train. It has 20 kinds of attractions there. You can get a full view of Asakusa from the high attraction like 'Space Shot'. Also you can buy a variety of souvenirs like park original goods in the shop.”