Every day many tourists visit “Tsukiji” area where marine products and green groceries are brought from all over Japan. “Ichifuji” is located in the outer market of “Tsukiji” and has a reputation that you can buy everything related to cooking for restaurants and households. You can enjoy many varieties of Japanese tableware with wide varieties from everyday chinaware not so expensive to traditional crafts products.
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“Ichifuji”, a famous shop for ceramics and Japanese lacquer-ware founded in 1951 sells more than 20,000 items with plenty varieties from not expensive tableware to traditional Japanese crafts products such as “Mino-yaki”, “Arita-yaki”, etc. They are used in usual households as well as high class luxury restaurants. Because of the reasonable price and plenty of varieties, many foreign tourists buy their souvenirs at “Ichifuji. Why not drop by after enjoying “Tsukiji” cuisine?
Japanese Tableware of “Ichifuji” makes your table gorgeous!
There are many varieties of table ware, big and small dishes, rice bowls, sake cups, etc. You will have many choices not only luxury tableware but also the one not expensive. If you buy Japanese tableware for the first time, you must visit “Ichifuji”. Surely you will encounter tableware which makes your dinning more enjoyable.
Brilliant Tableware with Traditional Craftsmanship
To mention a few, there are brilliant colorful ceramics of “Mino-yaki” and “Arita-yaki”, “Aizu-nuri” simple yet having beautiful contrast of red and black, “Nanbu Tekki” (ironware) massive yet delicate. They represent Japanese craftsmanship. You must add one of them to your collection.
Information about “Ichifuji”
・Main products: Ceramics, Japanese lacquer-ware
・Hours: 5:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. (8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. on holidays of the market)
・Closed: 1st -4th January, 13th – 15th August (7days only a year)
4-14-14 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
・Direction (subway, bus)
8 minutes walk from Exit 1,2 at “Tsukiji” Station, Tokyo Metro “Hibiya” Line
8 minutes walk from Exit A1 at “Tsukiji Shijo” Station, Toei “Oedo” Line
15 minutes walk from “Higashi Ginza” Station, Toei “Asakusa” Line
15 minutes walk from “Shinbashi” JR Sataion, or by bus for “Chuo Shijo”
・Travel time from Haneda/Narita Airport, “Tokyo” Station
From Haneda Airport:
Take the airport express train for “Narita Airport” by “Keikyu Kuko” Line, change at “Sengaku-ji” to Toei “Asakusa” Line’s “Airport Express” for “Narita Airport”, change at Daimon” to Toei “Oedo” Line for “Ryogoku/Kasuga), get off at “Tsukiji Shijo” Station. Total about 40 minutes
From Narita Airport:
Take “Sky Liner” No38 for “Keisei Ueno”, change at “Nippori” to JR “Yamanote”Line for “Ueno”, change at “Hamamatsucho” Station to Toei “Oedo” Line for “Ryogoku/Kasuga”, get off at “Tsukiji Shijo” and 5 minutes walk from the station. Total about 75 minutes
From “Tokyo” Station:
Take the express train for “Ofuna” of JR “Keihin Tohoku” Line, change at “Hamamatsucho” Station to Toei “Oedo” Line for “Ryogoku/Kasuga”, get off at “Tsukiji Shijo”. Total about 20 minutes
About 40 minutes from Haneda Airport, about 75 minutes from Narita Airport, about 20 minutes from “Tokyo” Station
・Official site URL
Ichifuji Official website
If you are interested in visiting Tsukiji Fish Market, please also see Tsukiji Market walkaround tour with the “King of Tsukiji” Tour.