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Price:
Reproduction ukiyo-e prints around ¥3,500; Originals around ¥35,000
Address:
4 Chome-5-28 Nishiogikita, Suginami, Tokyo
Distance from Station:
6 minutes from JR Nishi-Ogikubo Station (North Exit)
Phone:
03-3301-2460 (Japanese only)
Open:
11:00am - 7:00pm; Closed on New Years holidays
Communication:
Most Staff speak only Japanese, but some can speak a little English
  • no-smoking

KIDOAIRAKU

Indulge in a Little Treasure-Hunting at One of Nishi-Ogikubo’s Finest Antique Shops

Also known as Antiques Watanabe, Kidoairaku is a short 6-minute walk from the north exit of Nishi-Ogikubo station. It may appear to be just a common storefront at the bend in the road, but don’t be fooled. Inside, a wealth of Japanese antiques and unique souvenirs await. From original and reproduction ukiyo-e prints to beautiful old tansu chests, the items sold at Kidoairaku have each been acquired with skill and care by knowledgeable antique lovers who are eager to share their history with you. A recommended souvenir from this Nishi-Ogi shop are the delicately painted soba-choko, cups traditionally used for the dipping sauce for cold buckwheat noodles.

Kidoairaku “Watanabe Antiques” is featured in Experience Suginami’s Nishi-Ogikubo Antique and Art Walk, a walking tour of some of our favorite stops on Nishi-Ogikubo’s north side. (Click HERE)

 

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