Six recommended souvenir stores in Asakusa!

31.October.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

Asakusa is known as one of the most popular sightseeing spots in Japan and it is popular among both Japanese people and foreigners.

In this article, I will introduce to you MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON’s recommended souvenir shops in Asakusa.


“Curry Land” is a dreamy theme park for those of who love curry. 


 The curry vending machine installed in front of the store will welcome you when you visit the store.


If you are not sure of which curry to choose, ask the owner of the store Mr. Inomata or his wife. They have tested all the products sold in the store so you can get a precise explanation about each curry’s ingredients and taste.


Detailed information:


Curry Land

Address: 101, Ito building, 2-24-7, Nishiasakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

Business hours: 11:00 to 19:00

Holiday: Tuesday





One of the most famous chopstick stores in Nakamise Street “Morita”


One of the most famous chopstick stores in Nakamise Street “Morita” sells many kinds of original chopsticks from reasonable chopsticks to high-quality chopsticks.

Chopsticks are a tool which represents the culture of Japan. They also sell chopstick rests and they are suitable to be purchased as a souvenir since they are small!

Detailed information:


Asakusano Ohashiyasan Morita

Address: 1-30-1, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

Business hours: 10:00 to 18:00

Holiday: no holiday




“Kamaasa Shoten” where cooking tools such as pots, knifes and frypans are sold

The knifes sold in this store are created by artisans and they are so beautiful that it will make you sigh.


They hold a workshop of teach how to sharpen knifes irregularly and this means that they are running their business with a sincere effort.

Detailed information:


Kamaasa Shoten (cooking tool floor)

Address: 2-24-1, Matsugaya, Taitoku, Tokyo

Kamaasa Shoten (knife floor)

Address: 2-23-9, Matsugaya, Taitoku, Tokyo

Business hours: 10:00 to 17:30

Holiday: no holiday (except year’s end and New Year’s Day)





“Fujiya,” a store which sells dyed traditional facecloths


The store is a facecloth shop which has been running their business for 65 years. The store sells lots of Chusenzome (traditional dying method) facecloths that are suitable to be framed up on the wall, not just using them as a handkerchief or towel. You can also use them as a “furoshiki” (Japanese wrapping cloth) or a bandanna.

The facecloths sold in this store are all handmade. Why don’t you find your favorite item when you visit Asakusa?

Detailed information:


Somee Tenugui no Fujiya

Address: 2-215, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

Business hours: 10:00 to 18:00

Holiday: Thursday




 “Tengoku,” a café that sells cute original goods


“Tengoku” is a café that sells famous pancakes and they also sell original goods such as cups and saucers. Why don’t you visit the café and buy their original goods as a souvenir?


Detailed information:


Coffee Tengoku

Address: 1-41-9, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo






 “Waizumiya” which sells cat-shaped photogenic Japanese crackers


It is an established Japanese cracker shop which has three shops in Asakusa.

You can find many kinds of Japanese crackers inside the store.

The most popular cat-shaped Japanese cracker is created based on the cat they own called “Norichan.”



Waizumiya main store

Address: 〒111-0035, 1-14, Asakusa, Taitoku, Tokyo

Business hours: 10:30 to 19:30

Holiday: Thursday





How was our recommendation of souvenir stores? Please refer to this article if you are not sure of which store to visit in Asakusa.

Have a nice trip!