Kitchen Town (Kappabashi), Taito

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Witness the behind-the-scenes aspect of Japanese restaurant business at Kitchen Town (Kappabashi), a busy street packed with shops hawking a huge range of dining-related wares. A tourist attraction in itself, the street bursts with colorful storefronts selling paper lanterns, plastic display food, cookware, and just about any other restaurant supply you can name. Stroll down the street and admire the wide selection of gear on sale, but keep in mind that you won't actually find food itself here. Don't forget to bring your camera to snap a photo of a giant statue of a chef's head, which stands above the street's southern entrance. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Kitchen Town (Kappabashi) by using our Tokyo trip itinerary planner.
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  • Easily reachable by subway, is located in the old part of the city. An entire area dedicated to kitchen where you can buy tools, accessories, furniture, uniforms etc etc recommended for catering staff, the knives are very imteressanti and are sold at a good price. I found here seals for my mocha, nearly unavailable in Thailand where I live!
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  • This place has it all. Japan utensils, dishes, pans, knives, etc. Great for browsing and searching out something specific you may want. Not necessarily inexpensive, but the quality of the products are...  more »
  • A paradise for kitchen nerd. For us ordinary food, it might be fun to go around an hour, but then it starts to become tough to see shops such as. only sell signage to restaurants. Should you buy an ordinary kitchen knife so here is a great selection of shops and various knives.
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