A treasure trove of Japanese tableware and cooking supplies! A tour of Kappabashi

Shopping
5,300 JPY ~ / person
About 2 hours
Language: English

What we'll do

How would you like to explore the world of uniquely Japanese tableware and cooking supplies while being guided by a WOW U-mediator? Kappabashi Dogu Street, also known as Kitchen Town, is a shopping district close to Asakusa, Tokyo, that is home to a variety of shops that sell cookware and tableware. All sorts of cooking supplies are sold here, from things that can be found in every household to tools for corporate use. If you look around along with a guide, you'll be able to easily find rare and uncommon cooking supplies as well as any specific items you're looking to purchase without stress. We recommend this tour for anyone who likes to cook or has an interest in Japanese cooking supplies and tableware.

Meeting Place

・Meeting place: Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Tawaramachi Station Exit 1
・The shopping district is about a five-minute walk from Tawaramachi Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line).

Details

Price per person
5,300 JPY ~ / person
Max participants
Up to 6 people
Languages
Hosted in English
Things you need to know before the tour

・This tour requires a minimum of two participants.
※Solo travelers wishing to participate in this tour may do so if they pay the fee for two people.
※If the minimum number of participants is not met, the tour may be cancelled.
・Please also make sure to contact us when making a large number of reservations.
・Transportation fees to and from the meeting place as well as any purchases made during the tour are the individual responsibility of each participant.
・This tour can be held during the following times: Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
*Please note that the tour cannot take place on Sundays because many of the shops are closed.

Route

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    Kappabashi Dogu Street

    Cook away! Calling all the “Iron Chefs” out there to stop by Kappabashi Dogu Street! Easily access from Tokyo’s popular Asakusa and Ueno areas, the street is where you can find many different kinds of Japanese cookware and kitchen tools! Japan-made products are known for their high quality, and visiting Kappabashi is a good chance to give your kitchen an upgrade with a Japanese chef knife!
    Photograph provided by Tokyo Convention&Visitors Bureau

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