[Tokyo] A Shopping District for Cooking Utensils! The 35th Kappabashi Dougu Matsuri (Kappabashi Tool Festival)
“Kappabashi Dougu Street” is a shopping district between Tokyo’s Asakusa and Ueno areas that extends around 800 meters from north to south.
It is an interesting shopping district, where around 170 shops all related to “food” items all gather, selling the obvious items like cooking utensils and tableware, as well as other things like restaurant signboards.
A large-scale tool festival is held annually in October, during which there are great sales and even lotteries! There are also food stalls set up during the festival, so you can enjoy delicious food too!
Regular Business Days for Shopping District
Outside of the festival period, most shops in the area are open Monday through Saturday, and most are closed on Sundays.
Most shops’ business hours are from 9:00 until 17:00.
Basic information on The 35th Kappabashi Dougu Matsuri (Kappabashi Tool Festival)
The 35th Kappabashi Dougu Matsuri (Kappabashi Tool Festival)
5 minutes on foot from the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line’s “Tawaramachi Station”
6 minutes on foot from the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line’s “Iriya Station”
- November 2 to 8, 2018