Guide - Buy - Denbouin-dori Street (伝法院通り)

Denbouin-dori Street (伝法院通り)

A bustling craft market infused with Edo-era charm
Opening Hours Varies by shop; 10am,– 7pm

Just a block away from Asakusa Nakamise-dori, this historic shopping district offers everything from old-fashioned billboards and elaborate street lanterns to Edo-style faceted glass and Japanese ornamental hairpins. And if you have the munchies, you can also enjoy some sugared beans or tsukudani (seafood or seaweed flavoured with soy sauce), as well as other traditional foods.

Transport 5-minute walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
+81 3 3845 5291
1 Chome-37-8 Asakusa, Taito-ku (Asakusa Denbouin-dori Shopping District Promotion Association), Tokyo 111-0032
111-0032 東京都台東区浅草1-37-8 (浅草伝法院通り商店街振興組合)

1. Available in a wide variety of colours and combinations, geta (Japanese flip-flops) are perfect souvenirs.

2. You can shop for many different Japanese-themed souvenirs here, including traditional chimes and sake bottles.

3. Look for statues in historic clothing along the streets for great photo opportunities. (Look up! Some are even on the roofs!)

4. Whether you want traditional geta or modern interpretations of these classic shoes, or other souvenirs entirely, you can find it all in this area.

5. A visitor favourite: nabbing a selfie with the iconic Tokyo Sky Tree, the tower rising just beyond the horizon!

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