Kappabashi Kitchenware Street in Asakusa holds this special market annually. About 130 specialty stores offer quality and distinctive cooking utensils, tableware, food samples, and more.
During the festival, more than 300,000 visitors from Japan and abroad come to discover unique tools that cannot be found elsewhere.
What's Kappabashi street?
Kappabashi Street is a shopping street with many stores handling cooking utensils, from cooking pots, Hocho knives, and Ramen bowls to food replicas. These kitchenware items are primarily designed for professionals, but they are also available for non-professional use.Being close to Asakusa, the most popular tourist spot in Tokyo, many tourists also visit Kappabashi.
Kappabashi Dougu Matsuri Festival
October 3rd(Tue) - 9th(Mon) 2023
Location: Kappabashi Shopping Street in the town between Asakusa and Ueno, Tokyo
Kappabashi Dougu Matsuri (Kitchenware Festival)
12 min walk from Kaminarimon Gate of Sensoji Temple.
5-min walk from JR Ueno Station (Asakusa-guchi Exit)
5-min walk from Iriya Subway Station(H18) on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya-sen Line
5-min walk from Tawaramachi(G18) or Inaricho(G17) Subway Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza-sen Line
3-min walk from Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express Line
Google Maps: Kappabashi