Monthly Archives: March 2015

Shopping in Tokyo: Acquire fine Japanese antiques at Sankei-shoten!

Sankei-shoten is a family business selling splendid antiques and artworks since 1955! Find bowls and utensils for tea ceremonies, lacquered boxes and tableware, saké glasses, go-stone containers… Check it!
Acquire fine Japanese antiques at Sankei-shoten (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan)!

Open: Variable…

Phone: (+81) 03-5212-4445
Credit cards: Accepted.
Labels: Japanese.

Sankei-shoten is the specialist shop 13 in the section C2 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).

Shopping in Tokyo: Offer exciting picture books from Bookhouse Jinbocho ☺

Discover exciting Japanese legends and modern stories, monsters, heroes, everyday life in Japan… and great language study books!
Offer exciting picture books from Bookhouse Jinbocho (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Typical prices:

  • Picture book in Japanese language: 1000 yens
  • Baby socks: 380 yens
  • Small toy: 580 yens

Open: 11:00-18:30

Phone: (+81) 03-3261-5691
Credit cards: Accepted.
Labels: Japanese.

Bookhouse Jinbocho is the bookshop 15 in the section C2 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).

Shopping in Tokyo: Acquire fine shikki lacquerware at Yamashita-shikki-ten!

Family business providing high-grade traditional lacquered products made in Japan since 1947.
Acquire fine shikki lacquerware at Yamashita-shikki-ten (Shinjuku ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Typical prices:

  • Chopstick rest: 500 yens
  • Wooden cup: 5400 yens
  • Vermilion plate: 3800 yens
  • Vermilion bowl: 6300 yens

Open: 11:00-19:00 (Sunday and public holidays: 13:00-19:00)

Phone: (+81) 03-3269-2385
Credit cards: Accepted.
Labels written in: English, Japanese.
Staff speaking: Japanese.

Yamashita-shikki-ten is the traditional shop “1” in the section B1 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).

Shopping in Tokyo: Buy green tea, tea boxes, tools… at Mitsugien

Family cultivating green tea since 1869! It sells its leaves (and others), tea boxes, cups, pots…
Buy green tea, tea boxes, tools... at Mitsugien (Chiyoda ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Typical prices:

  • Matcha 20g: 972 yens
  • Rikyu 100g: 1620 yens
  • Hongyokuro 60g: 3240 yens
  • Kogu 100g: 3240 yens

Open: 08:30-19:00 (Sunday: Closed, public holidays: Closed)

Phone: (+81) 03-3234-6819
Credit cards: Accepted.
Labels: English, Japanese.

Mitsugien is the shop 6 in the section B2 of our Get Japan map of Tokyo in spring/summer 2015:
Free map: North of the Imperial Palace (Tokyo, Japan).