Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai), Taito

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Witness the behind-the-scenes aspect of Japanese restaurant business at Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai), 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 Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai) by using our Tokyo trip itinerary planner.
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  • Yes it’s just shopping. But it’s amazing just walking thru here. Loved the little shops which specialises in just one item. Brought the family souvenirs from here also.  more »
  • Walking down this shopping street that sells all kinds of restaurant and kitchen stuff is an interesting experience, although my aunt felt that overall prices were a bit steep. The life-like food disp...  more »
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