Souvenirs Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • Yamayasu (Kamakura Branch)
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 2-3-26
    A dried fish shop across from Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine in Yukinoshita, Kamakura City. The shop sells local fish caught that morning as well as a variety of dried fish and shirasu whitebait products made with high quality fish caught in the waters off of Odawara and Shizuoka. The shop also sells non-standard and bruised dried fish at the kind of money-saving prices you can only find in a specialty establishment like this.

    小町通りを駅からずっと抜けて行って鶴岡八幡宮があるところまで行った左側にあります。外で網の上で試食を焼いているので分かります。時間によってはやってないかな?店内は広くアジだけでも色々あります。佃煮もあり贈答用にクール宅急便で送ってくれます。たまに買うのはサワラの干物。小さく切ってあり食べやすくお弁当にも良さそう。冷凍しておけるので緊急時に良いです。ただ1つ不満なのはお手洗いを母が借りようとしたら...

  • Owakudani Kurotamago Kan
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Sengokuhara 1251
    A tourism facility located in the Owakudani valley, a popular sightseeing spot in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. The facility’s famed “kurotamago” (“black eggs”) boiled eggs are cooked using the local geothermal heat and turn black from the influence of volcanic gasses; it is said one’s life is extended by seven years eating just one. You can enjoy a kurotamago in the facility or take some home as a souvenir. In addition to a souvenir shop, there’s a hiking trail where visitors can see the smoking grounds of Owakudani, Mt. Fuji, and the natural beauty of Hakone; an all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant; and the Hakone GeoMuseum, where visitors can learn about volcanic Mt. Hakone.
  • Hotoriya
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hakone 161-1
    A commercial facility located close to Hakone Port in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture distinguished by its tiled roof and Japanese modern-style exterior. On the first floor, famous Odawara shops stand side-by-side like an old post station town, a veritable treasure trove of souvenirs and culinary treats. Suzuhiro Kamaboko’s takoyaki-like kamaboko (fish dumplings) are particularly popular and can be enjoyed in the shop’s eat-in space. A meal, sweet, or lovingly-prepared cup of coffee can be enjoyed while gazing at Lake Ashi and Mt. Fuji from the cafes on the second floor.
  • Teshimaya Hase large the Buddha
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Hase 3-1-6
  • Hakkodo
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 2-1-28
    Hakkodo is a specialist Kamakura-bori lacquerware store established in 1900 near the Torii Gate of Tsurugaoka-Hachimangu Shrine. The Kamakurabori lacquerware at Hakkodo is made with passed down classic techniques and designs with subtle hints of the Heisei Period. An assortment of durable, strong, easy to use, beautiful pieces which improve with age, are on display. Lacquered wood carvings pushing the limits of possibility are also available.

    Too nice they welcomed us who just attracted by this traditional JPs house next to the TsuruokaHachiman Gate. VERY beautiful Kamakurabori pieces and shop lady let us watch all of them! You can buy of...

  • Ban-Rai-Kou China Town Odori Street Shop
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou 148
    Ban-Rai-Kou is a shop selling a range of goods including jade and semi-precious stone jewelry, Chinese craft teas, knickknacks, and foodstuffs. The owner’s true pride and joy is the selection of high quality jade and stone accessories, collected personally on trips throughout China and Asia. It’s located four minutes’ walk from Minatomirai Line Motomachi-Chukagai Station Exit 3.
  • Gallery Miyabi Main Store
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Komachi 1-5-8
    This is a souvenir vendor that operates two shops on Komachi-dori Street. They offer folding fans, Kamakura-style key chains and chopsticks that delight even foreign visitors. Since the more reasonable items can be bought for 100 yen or so, it is a popular souvenir shop for school trips.
  • Waraku
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 1-6-28
    A chopstick specialty shop located between Komachi-dori Avenue and Wakamiya Oji, which extends from Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. The shop carries over 1,000 varieties of chopsticks and chopstick rests crafted according to traditional craft styles found throughout Japan, including Kamakura-bori carving. Waraku also stocks an abundance of items relating to chopsticks such as chopstick boxes. Based on the belief that chopsticks can be a bridge to the soul and that they tie lives together, Waraku seeks to share the Japanese culture of chopsticks.
  • Teshimaya Kita Kamakura Sta.
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yamanouchi 510-5
  • Teshimaya Kajiwara
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    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Kajiwara 4-1-1
  • Teshimaya Zushi
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    Kanagawa Pref. Zushishi Zushi 1-2-7
  • Hakone no Ichi
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 707
    A souvenir shop located in Hakone-Yumoto Station which carries a wide variety of Hakone specialty products, including standards like hot spring manju buns, famous local sweets, yosegizaiku wood mosaic items, local goods, and local sakes. The shop also sells products normally only sold at renowned hotels in the area, kamaboko steamed fish paste from a renowned shop in Odawara, and, including seasonally-limited items, some 40 varieties of bento box lunches which can be enjoyed on the Odakyu Electric Railway’s Romance car. Open until 9:00 p.m., visitors to the area are sure to be able to buy a few souvenirs here even after other shops in town have closed.
  • Tagaju
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 702
    A local specialty product shop located in front of Hakone-Yumoto Station which carries renowned Hakone wasabi and wasabi products, items from the long-standing Suzuhiro Kamaboko shop in Odawara, and much more. The shop’s most popular item is its chunky, rough-cut wasabi paste. Perfect not only for Japanese food but all manner of meat and fish dishes, many come back to the shop time after time to buy more, and the shop gets a lot of send away orders as well. The shop’s shelves and display cases are lined with a variety of products, like grilled kamaboko fish paste made with a splash of brandy, and wasabi daikon horseradish, and many of the shop’s products can be found no place else.
  • Kikugawa Shoten
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 706-17
    This souvenir shop located in front of Hakone-Yumoto Station carries a wide variety of products including specialties and sweets of the Hakone/Odawara area as well as other local merchandise. Their famous product is the Castella-yaki Hakone Manju, a sweet dumpling in which white azuki bean paste is enveloped in sweet castella dough. The Hakone manju corner where a machine at the front of the store churns out fresh-baked sweets is often featured on TV programs. Wooden mosaic works, tsukemono and Odawara’s kamaboko are also best-sellers.
  • Yosegizaiku Uchihara
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hakone 165
    This is a wooden mosaic specialist on the shore of Lake Ashi in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. The famous wooden mosaic of Odawara and Hakone is a turtle shell or checked pattern on a brightly colored wood block, often fashioned onto small items and accessories. Inside they offer a broad range of items from the skilled artisans, from traditional to favorites to more modern works made by young artists. The accessories easy to adapt into everyday life, like the Yosegi Button featured on television, are particular favorites.
  • Yamadaya
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Miyanoshita 368
    This is an old souvenir shop established in the Edo period and located next to the famous Fujiya Hotel in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. They offer a range of souvenirs for tourists, from Odawara and Hakone’s famous “Yosegi Saiku” wooden mosaics to curios and antiques. A particular favorite is the Terifuri Puppet which moves reacting to humidity, a rare item of folk craft that is often sold out. Another popular item is the Shiawase-no-geta or “clogs of happiness” that are said to bring good fortune.
  • Yamaya
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Miyanoshita 187
    This longstanding antique shop has been around for over 160 years since the late Edo period. It features everything from pottery to carved wooden statues, old works of art, and “yosegi zaiku” (wooden mosaic work), a traditional craft local to Hakone and Odawara. The “nari goma” (howling top) talisman originated in China and makes a popular souvenir. There are also many affordable “yosegi zaiku” goods with traditional designs, such as coasters and chopsticks, making it a popular destination for foreign visitors as well. The closest station is Miyanoshita Station.
  • Hamamatsuya Main Restaurant
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Hatajuku 138
    Jinbe Ishikawa invented “yosegi zaiku” (wooden mosaic work), a traditional craft of Hakone and Odawara, and this shop is run by one of his descendants. The artisans combine Edo period technique with modern sensibilities to create original goods. The items in this shop include beautiful and vibrant wooden mosaic art featuring geometric patterns, paintings made with machine saws, and inlaid woodwork with designs etched into the material. In the workshop on the second floor, you can hear the techniques explained and watch demonstrations. Take the bus from Hakone-Yumoto Station and get off at “Honjin-Ato.”
  • Hakone Yosegizaiku Kiro
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    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Yumoto 386-36
    This “yosegi zaiku” (wooden mosaic work) shop is located in Hakone Town, Ashigarashimo County, Kanagawa Prefecture. It displays and sells original goods made at its own workshop. “Yosegi zaiku” is a traditional craft of Hakone and Odawara that combines different colored wood pieces into various geometrical shapes. They have household goods, interior goods, and many other products, including bags, accessories, watches, belts, and other modern items.
  • ISHIKAWA Lacquerware
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    Kanagawa Pref. Odawarashi Sakaechou 1-19-16 Sannaru Residence 102
    ISHIKAWA Lacquerware is a lacquerware manufacturer with a shop at 1-chome, Sakae Town, Odawara City. The family originally served as spear lacquerware artisans for Odawara Prefecture for generations, but opened a shop for Odawara Lacquerware in 1887. Odawara Lacquerware using zelcova trees as the main material showcases the beauty of the grain and solidity. In addition to sales of bowls and trays, manufacturing for custom-made orders is available.

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Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo’s most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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