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:
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 acrylic frame: 12.960 yens
Note: You can shop tax-free by credit card at Some-no-anbo.
Panda Café is in a small street easy to find while walking or cycling on Kokusai Avenue, near Tawaramachi subway station (2 minutes north-east from exit 3). This welcoming restaurant for adults and children is “I2” on the Get Japan map of Tokyo – Asakusa 2015-2016:
The entrance of Panda Café features a terrace:
Relax, savour an animal-shaped dessert, and let your children have fun! In Tokyo, Panda Café is an international restaurant with terrace (heated in winter) and a cute special floor with toys for small children, expecting mothers… You will find a good choice of tasty home-made meals and desserts, friendly staff and, if needed, space for your baby carriage!
A few prices for food on the menu:
- Dessert shaped like a panda, lion or rabbit: 580 yens
- Vegetable cheese cake: 580 yens
- Breakfast/brunch set: 500 yens
- Lunch set (vegetarian or not): 980 yens
Note: You have access to free Wifi and electric plugs, and can pay by credit card in this non-smoking restaurant!
Yoroshi Cosmetics is easy to find, just beside ROX 3G shopping mall, near Asakusa Tsukuba Express train station (1 minute east from exit A1). This charming shop is “F7” on the Get Japan map of Tokyo – Asakusa 2015-2016:
A vertical red flag is visible beside the stairs leading to the shop:
Get a nice memory at the traditional cosmetics shop Yoroshi Cosmetics in Tokyo when buying its natural products between 11 November 2015 and 10 May 2016: try and wear a hakama formal divided skirt/trousers (kimono for ladies & gentlemen) for free! Just show the Get Japan map of Asakusa 2015-2016…
Use Asakusa’s traditional & natural cosmetics! With its headquarters in Tokyo, Yoroshi Cosmetics makes products for specialists in Japan since 1924. Ladies, enjoy Japanese fragrances: yuzu lemon/citron, sakura cherry, matcha green tea…
A few prices:
- Hand cream (50g): 864 yens
- Body scrub (30g): 410 yens
- Bath additive (190g): 864 yens
- Lip balm (8g): 864 yens
Note: You can pay by credit card at this tax-free shop.
Konjaku Kimono Kocho is in Tokyo at the intersection of Denboin street and Orange street, near Asakusa subway station (5 minutes north-west from exit 1). This exciting (and unexpectedly cheap!) shop is “F4” on the Get Japan map of Asakusa 2015-2016:
The statue of the robber “Nezumi-kozo” on the roof makes it easy to recognize the entrance of Konjaku Kimono Kocho:
Wear a kimono, decorate a room in your house, office or restaurant… In Tokyo, Konjaku Kimono Kocho sells fine second-hand Japanese traditional clothes for men and women at great prices! At this shop, you can buy your kimono made in Japan according to your needs and wishes, in cotton, polyester or silk.
A few prices:
- Haori coat/jacket: 1.000 yens
- Obi long & large belt: 4.000 yens
- Tabi socks: 1.000 yens
- Artistic kimono dress: 5.000-50.000 yens
Note: You can pay by credit card when shopping at Konjaku Kimono Kocho.
Rin Project Customer Shop is in Tokyo on Asakusa Avenue, near Tawaramachi subway station (5 minutes west from exit 3). This small shop for cyclists is “I1” on the Get Japan map of Asakusa 2015-2016:
Bicycle stands mark the entrance of Rin Project Customer Shop: