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Ganso Shokuhin Sample-ya Kappabashi store
- 3-7-6 Nishi-Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
- Contact No.
- 5-min walk from exit A2 of Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express Line / 12-min walk from Tawaramachi Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
- Official Website
- Other Information
- Business Hours: 10:00～17:30
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Kappabashi Street, an area located in the west of Asakusa, holds the largest number of stores that sells professional kitchen tools in Japan. Approximately 800-meter long, this street is lined with as many as 170 stores that sell ceramic goods, kitchen utensils, and many other items related to restaurant businesses. Ganso Shokuhin Sample-ya (Kappabashi store) is known for its workshop where you can experience making artificial food samples using an age-old method. You can create food samples that look so real, someone might even mistake them for real food! Other than making them, you can also enjoy looking at the unique products all made with the same technique and buy some as souvenirs. An ideal place to pick up presents! *Reservation on the phone is required to participate (only in Japanese).