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Kagetsudo Asakusa (浅草花月堂 本店)

Asakusa Kagetsudo is a cafe featuring Japanese-style sweets which was established in 1945, it is located in the shopping district approaching from the west of the temple, just left of Asakusa Temple’s main temple building. The “Original Jumbo Melon Pan”, which is cold fermented and takes approximately three times as long as usual to ferment, is an Asakusa specialty which is often showcased in the media. There is a relaxing Japanese-style cafe on the second floor and it is recommended for a break between sightseeing.


Tokyo Taitou-ku Asakusa 2-7-13 (Ueno / Asakusa / RyogokuArea)

phone 0338475251

10:00-16:00 (Closed as soon as Melonpan is sold out)

Review of Asakusa Kagetsudo Honten

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/08/23 Everybodys favorite
Its everybodys favorite, so sometimes there are long lines in front of the store.
Perfect to buy one and have on the river cruise.
Reviewed:2020/02/02 Melon pan with ice cream, delicious!
Purposely went to this shop and didn’t regret it, the melon breads were very nice, not too sweet, very delicious to go with the ice cream, they have other choice of melon bread with custard which was...
Reviewed:2019/10/21 So good! Go early and don’t eat while walking
Grabbed 2 loaves/buns as a snack last night just because they looked soooo good. It was about 4:30pm and they were sold out of every flavor of their stuffed pastry so we just got the plain- not...

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Tokyo Taitou-ku Asakusa 2-7-13 [map]
Ueno / Asakusa / RyogokuArea
10:00-16:00 (Closed as soon as Melonpan is sold out)
open everyday
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Vegetarian Menu
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English Menu
* The food and drink space (sweets shop) on the 2nd floor is closed on Holiday.
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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