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Kappabashi Dougu-gai (Kappabashi Kitchen Utensils Town)

Travel Guide - Kappabashi Dougu-gai (Kappabashi Kitchen Utensils Town)

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Kappabashi Dougu-gai is an unique shopping district with a proud history of over 100 years. It is known as "Kitchenware Town" since the one-kilometer long street there is lined up with more than 170 stores specialized in kitchenware such as tableware, kitchen utensils, restaurant-grade equipment, interior decorating goods, etc. These stores not only sell wholesale but also retail and attracts both professionals and the general public who are looking for useful gadgets. Items aren't particularly cheap, but some of them are very convincing and could make unusual Japanese souvenirs.
The most interesting things sold in Kappabashi Dougu-gai would be life-like plastic replicas of dishes and food products for display use. Whether you want a plate of spaghetti Bolognese complete with an upright fork, a lurid pizza, a colorful ice cream cone, a glass of beer, a variety of Sushi, or a bowl of Ramen... it is all there.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

ClosedClosed

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express (03)
  • 5 minutes walk from Tawaramachi Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G18)
  • 7 minutes walk from Inaricho Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G17)
  • 10 minutes walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G19), Tobu Skytree Line (TS01), or Toei Asakusa Line (A18)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 3-18-2, Matsugaya, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0036

TweetsTweets

💧electric warrior @thenoisyaussie - 2020-04-05
@drjessica17 @Havenlust Probably my fav street in Japan, Kappabashi Street. Here is some great plastic food😁 https://t.co/gNMz6tOUM0
N.a @Na96828041 - 2020-04-02
@Kappabashi_RD @bestgreatist And a black cat
Onihei @Kappabashi_RD - 2020-04-02
@Na96828041 @bestgreatist Onna
Onihei @Kappabashi_RD - 2020-04-01
@Love_Deluxe1014 Fire flamethrower!!!
BlueRena @BlueRena777 - 2020-03-29
Many cute cat-related goods in Japan. Asakusa,/Kappabashi shops and others. https://t.co/HwT8pFtiEf
obkarp @obenkarp - 2020-03-29
Starting to think the Japanese small restaurant gas range/ovens might be better for a kitchen renovation than even… https://t.co/bkkk1CRWmB
.TEM @te_mu_te_mu - 2020-03-26
@OnePunchPorn Woow! Takoyaki pan of Kappabashi!!✨ How wonderful!
You are very good at make them round!!👌
This is a… https://t.co/62xba3Gulk
All About Japan @AllAbout_Japan - 2020-03-26
Ever stood outside a #restaurant in #Japan? If so, you probably noticed a display full of #plastic #food! See the i… https://t.co/BWo464LJqT
Arigato Japan @Japanfoodtour - 2020-03-26
5 Savvy Tools For Aspiring Cooks! High-Quality Kitchenware In Kappabashi (Tokyo) (via @MATCHA_global)… https://t.co/iADzRRJqdL
Josh O'Brien @the_other_josh - 2020-03-26
We in a street that specialises in fake food for shop displays. Everything looks so delicious but nothing here is e… https://t.co/VK9jKX1URF
Robofucker🌈エロ深い @OnePunchPorn - 2020-03-26
@te_mu_te_mu SO GOOD!!! when I came to Japan in 2018 we got a takoyaki pan at Kappabashi! 🤤🤤 It's really hard to ma… https://t.co/KaRg8tRqAp
MATCHA @MATCHA_global - 2020-03-25
5 Savvy Tools For Aspiring Cooks! High-Quality Kitchenware In Kappabashi https://t.co/AGMrqvYmrk
Onihei @Kappabashi_RD - 2020-03-25
@gsM3TXiMRiVGCNP Stoooooooop Bioterrorists!!!!!!!
Onihei @Kappabashi_RD - 2020-03-25
@onoderamasaru @nW7kbLLcRAapx3X What a ridiculous! Promoters must be bioterolists and they try to destroy Japanese society by coronavirus!!
Kevin Kent @KnifeNerd - 2020-03-23
@ShahanFancy @KnifewearYYC I’m not convinced it can from us. It looks like a Sakai made knife made for a knife shop… https://t.co/0xsTxh2d3J
Kevin Kent @KnifeNerd - 2020-03-23
@ShahanFancy @KnifewearYYC That is Kappabashi road. Hey, I’m good at this.
Yasu(๑╹ᆺ╹) @yasu_miiii - 2020-03-22
@SoqueWeathercat Yesss its the best feeling. I can’t wait to go to kappabashi dori again to fetch some more cute utensils 🥺💖
Kevin Kent @KnifeNerd - 2020-03-20
@khzny Ya, I know these. I believe they are an OEM product made exclusively for a certain Kappabashi shop. I don’t… https://t.co/fKuwMKZbKT
StudioKirinpro @StudioKirinpro - 2020-03-16
@unnaye I loved going to Kappabashi too! Only made it there once, but the patterns and repetition of the items offe… https://t.co/TKVhAktMJv
Pierre-Yves Maunier @pymaunier - 2020-03-15
Best combo in the kitchen. A #frankfurterbrett chopping board and a Japanese knife from Kappabashi-dori, Tokyo 😍 https://t.co/QFsPh3yj0N
TourGuideAkiko @tourguideakiko - 2020-03-12
Huge chef on the building of Niimi. This is Kappabashi street, where you can find all kitchen tools. My client boug… https://t.co/bftK6U9qUZ
いつかは今 @happytin19 - 2020-03-07
Jun with Macken in one of my favorite places in the Shitamachi area, even Tokyo 👩‍🍳 🍳🍝🍣🥄— Kappabashi-dori https://t.co/206zdBPKzG
Chef Koj @ChefKoj - 2020-03-06
@Glawsloz This is Kappabashi in Tokyo (the street to go to if you’re a chef, restaurateur or foodie) https://t.co/UgrdMa0I0B
スキマ @sukima_shop - 2020-03-06
03.07(sat)__atelier slipper, tail belt, tanning belt, not lying jewelry bangle: patent natural⠀

*sukima Ebisu: 14… https://t.co/E9bs8nRIkm
スキマ @sukima_shop - 2020-03-06
03.07(sat)__key neck holder, one piece card case, folded card case: patent natural⠀

*sukima Ebisu: 14:00 open
*su… https://t.co/TfwgqUaIbj
スキマ @sukima_shop - 2020-03-06
03.07(sat)__wallet, trifold wallet, long wallet, square zip purse, long zip purse: patent natural⠀

*sukima Ebisu:… https://t.co/T2UxGcnPVO
BlueRena @BlueRena777 - 2020-03-05
Many cute cat-related goods in Japan. Asakusa,/Kappabashi shops and others. https://t.co/HwT8pFtiEf
Bob Cromwell @ToiletGuru - 2020-03-04
Heizō Takenaka, born OTD in 1951, served as #Japan's Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications and Minister o… https://t.co/dJyeTq4XSi
スキマ @sukima_shop - 2020-03-04
03.07(sat)__picnic bag for couple: black, olive green, beige⠀

*sukima Ebisu: 14:00 open
*sukima Kappabashi: 12:00… https://t.co/dmCiy1qsdS
スキマ @sukima_shop - 2020-03-04
03.07(sat)__picnic bag for family: black, olive green, beige⠀

*sukima Ebisu: 14:00 open
*sukima Kappabashi: 12:00… https://t.co/tMphFpTTOu

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