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3-8-12 Matsugaya, Taito 111-0036, Tokyo Prefecture
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The stores in this neighborhood sell kitchen equipment and paper supplies to the city's restaurants. Of note are the specialty plastic food items, which are placed in restaurant windows to show passersby what goodies are being served inside.
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My husband always fancied a good kitchen knife so we headed to this place known as Kamata in Kappabashi street. For us it’s a great deal of walk from Sensoji temple especially in summer. It seems very near but next time we will take the...More
Lots of places to buy kitchen knives. Also lots of shops with tourist pricing, so be clever. We bought a knife from kamasaa as they were the only shop with a salesperson that spoke fluent english. However, we also bought two knives from tokyu hands...More
You can get a range of crockery, cutlery, machinery (kakigori ice shavers, registers, etc) and accessories here. Primarily this is shopping for those in the restaurant/food industry from my point of view because most of the crockery places require you to purchase bowls, etc in...More
I was travelling with my husband but had a day by myself where I took the train to Kitchen Town. It was not as big as I had hoped but I definately enjoyed the walk around and the kitchen theme. I was focused on tea...More
Kitchen street is a must go if you’re into all sorts of kitchenware from cedar sushi rice bowls to some of the best knife shops around. This area has a store type map to target what you’re looking for, just ask a store assistant for...More
We visited the Kamata Knife store recently and was very disappointed with the service. First of all their website indicate they speak ENGLISH which was not true. There were four people working at the store and spoke no English. WE had a difficult time getting...More
Absolutely love this street. Lined with shops selling all manner of goods for the catering industry, including a number of shops specialising in knives.
I bought a lovely mass produced sashimi slicer that would have cost almost double in the U.K. I also bought an...More
This shopping area is well worth exploring just for interest but ifyou want to buy knives this is the area to see the range of styles and quality of both Japanese and imported kitchen knives. It pays to do your homework on different kinds and...More
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.