Kappabashi Kitchenware Town
Kappabashi Kitchenware Town is a shopping street with over 100 years of history located in downtown Tokyo between Asakusa and Ueno. The street stretches 800m from north to south and has over 170 specialist shops selling Japanese, Western, and Chinese cookware and lacquerware, Japanese and Western sweets and bread makers, kitchen equipment and tools, food ingredients and packaging, and more.
Professional use products for purchase by general consumers. Japanese knives and food samples are popular with foreign customers.
- 3-18-2 Matsugaya, Taito-ku, Tokyo
- About 5 minutes by foot from Tawaramachi Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
- About 13 minutes by foot from Asakusa Station on the Toei Asakusa Line
(hours may vary depending on the establishment)
- Sundays and holidays
(about 80% of all shops are closed)
- All year