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Offer high-grade tenugui towels! Some-no-anbo is a family business creating tenugui since 1907. Their towels are unusually big by Japanese standards, feature a rare “red”, have fine original designs, are made of durable fabric, and their colours resist to washing!

Get a free handkerchief when buying something between 11 November 2015 and 10 May 2016; just show the Get Japan map of Asakusa 2015-2016!
Towel featuring a Japanese lion at Some-no-anbo (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Great for foreign tourists: Made in Japan, Traditional, Tax-free, Credit card OK.

Japanese name: 染の安坊 (read “Some No Anbo”)
Address: First floor, Asakusa 1-21-12, Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan.
Business hours: 10:30~19:00.
Phone: (+81) 03-5806-4446 (Japanese only)
E-mail: Unavailable.

 
Yes in Japan news about Some-no-anbo (read more):

  • Some-no-anbo in Tokyo: Directions, maps and photo {9 December 2015} - Some-no-anbo is in a small street of Tokyo, a bit difficult to find when walking in the shopping district near Asakusa subway station (3 minutes north-west from exit 1). This colourful shop selling Japanese hand towels is “F9” on the Get Japan map of Asakusa 2015-2016: A vertical blue flag marks the entrance of Some-no-anbo:
  • Shopping in Tokyo: Hand towels at Some-no-anbo {7 December 2015} - Offer high-grade traditional tenugui hand towels made in Japan! In Tokyo, the family business Some-no-anbo creates since 1907 towels that are unusually big by Japanese standards, feature a rare “red”, have fine original designs, are made of durable fabric, and possess colours that resist to washing! A few prices: Towel: 864-2.808 yens Towel in an […]
  • Top 9 in Asakusa near Senso-ji for 2015-2016 {7 November 2015} - In Asakusa district near Senso-ji Buddhist temple? Our travel agency recommends you the following activities and shops: Amakara-enisi (Japanese food), Asakusa Tatsumiya (tumbler), Hinomoto Hanpu Asakusa Ekimise (bags), Konjaku Kimono Kocho (kimono), Mokuhankan (woodblock prints), Neko Zan Mai (cat café), Nenjudo (holy). Some-no-anbo (towels), Yoroshi Cosmetics (cosmetics), Discover many facets of Japan during your stay […]

Products

Towel featuring Mount Fuji and cherry blossoms at Some-no-anbo (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).
Towel featuring a paper sliding door and a Japanese garden in autumn from Some-no-anbo (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).
Tenugui: 864-2.808 yens
Tenugui in an acrylic frame: 12.960 yens

Access in Tokyo

Some-no-anbo is a bit difficult to find, in a small street near Asakusa subway station (3 minutes north-west from exit 1). It is the shop F9 on the Get Japan map of Asakusa 2015-2016:
Map of Kappabashi, Asakusa & Sky Tree (Tokyo, Japan) - Inner


A vertical blue flag marks the entrance:
Entrance of Some-no-anbo (Taito ward, Tokyo, Japan).

Links

Official website (Japanese only): http://www.anbo.jp

Remarks from the Yes in Japan team

This page was last updated on 11 November 2015.

Japanese language: 3 stars
English language: 1 star
French language: 1 star
Chinese language: 1 star

In addition to tenugui towels, Some-no-anbo also sells bib, hats, shirts…