Buy souvenir at Yanaka Kenshindo in Yanaka-ginza

和風(wafu) (Japanese style) is getting popular around the world. Although in Tokyo you don’t feel ‘wafu’ due to the many modern constructions and western atmosphere. This Yanaka-ginza, however will let you enjoy Japanese old town atmosphere. With a lot of suitable places to buy souvenirs.

We focus on やなか健真堂(Yanaka kenshindo)and its’ recommended products.

If you want to learn nice souvenir shops and sweets shops in Yanaka Ginza, please also see Top 5 souvenir stores in Yanaka-Ginza.

やなか健真堂(Yanaka Kenshindo)

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Yanaka Kenshindo is located in Yanaka-ginza. This shop has a Japanese café and original handcrafted goods. A nice place to take a stop and have a tea.
You can buy many souvenirs of Japan. In this shop they have fashionable goods and you can feel a nostalgic taste of Japan. If you go to Yanaka-ginza shopping street, you should visit it!

You also feel Wafu from drink and or having snacks of “Yanaka kenshindo”. Especially we will recommend Mizu Manjyu/Water buns. Very soft texture…you only can eat in Japan. You can experience 9 different kind of tastes. (9 tastes will be change depends on the day.) Especially こしあん (koshian) is popular. Through the window of the café, you have a view on the down town scenery of Yanaka-ginza shopping street. Perfect place for a relaxed moment.

Wafu original goods with white bear & cat

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On the Kenshindo original post cards , you’ll see ‘wafu’ white bear & cat.

When you’re back home and see the cards, it reminds you of downtown , Yanaka-ginza.

You can buy them only here, it’s recommended to buy as a nice remembrance.

**やなか健真堂(**Yanaka kenshindo)Detail

・Typical Products

Café、Japanese goods

・Opening hour

11:00 – 19:00※18:30 Last Order

・Closed on

Thursday (except for National Holiday)



Yanaka 3-11-15 (2F) Taito-ku, 110-0001 Tokyo



・How to reach(JR・Subway)

JR Line 4-minute walk from Nippori Station West Exit

Chiyoda Line 5-minute walk from Exit 2 of

From “Sendagi Station” 397m

・Travel Time from Haneda / Narita Airport, Tokyo Station

From Haneda Airport  48minuts

From Narita Airport,   45minuts

From Tokyo Station    18minuts

・Official site URL


If you are interested in visiting Yanaka, please also see Nostalgic Town Walk Yanaka Tour.

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About Shoto Hachiya

Hello, my name is Shoto! I’ve lived in and traveled many countries. Through the experiences, I saw a lot of different cultures and customs, and that made me realize how unique Japanese culture is.