Japanese craft shop "SUGANAMI"
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d0160582_1081420.jpgIt’s reaching an average of 30 degrees in Tokyo. On one of these hot days, I decided to visit the Kappa bashi area in Asakusa.

Kappa bashi is a famous wholesale district. Just one block away, you’ll find many stores! So…this spot is also a really popular sightseeing destination. When I visited, I saw many people; families and visitors from abroad. While walking through this alluring area of Tokyo, I found a traditional Japanese shop. The name of the shop is SUGANAMI. In this shop, they sell Japanese crafts, traditional furniture and ordered “Noren” (shop curtain).
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The Japanese dolls are really adorable.

d0160582_10828100.jpgLooking around the shop, I saw many charming Japanese crafts, ornaments and vases. I felt like I was visiting my grandparents’ house.

According to the owner of the shop, the number of Japanese visitors and visitors from abroad are almost equal. He goes to a special market to choose the products, which have good luck and embody the culture of Japan. It seems there are many unique markets!
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Photos of Japanese ladies on Kimono.Really moody!
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Kokeshi dolls. So many designs!
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In the entrance, there are Hyotan (bottle gourd).

d0160582_1083321.jpg ♪ While visiting the shop, a Japanese highschool girl came to buy a lucky charm. In thefront of the shop, there was a traditional hat, which is usually found in the legend books. My friends asked me to put on the hat...but I wonder if it looks good on me. What do you think?!

〔Information〕
SUGANAMI
2-5-2, Nishi Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
TEL:03-3844-1411
FAX:03-3845-1968
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by TOKYO_YUCa_ENG | 2010-08-23 16:15 | - Asakusa


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