Tokyo Area 東京 (Nov-2015)

Tokyo Highlights:

  • Sembikiya Fruit Parlor
  • Tonkatsu Maisen
  • Daimaru 'depachika' 
  • Yamato Station Antique Market
  • Nakano Broadway - Mandarake

Kamigamo Handicraft Market 上賀茂手づくり市

Kyoto Craft Market

Kamigamo Handicraft Market is held on the 4th Sunday of every month. The market is held on the grounds of the Kamigamo Shrine in Kyoto. The market host a wide variety of handcraft items from local artist. Small artisanal bakeries also sell delicious breads and pastries.

Market Website: (Japanese only)
Shrine Website:
Date visited: November 23, 2014

Antique Hontoku アンティークほんとく

Fukuoka Antique Store

Antique shopping in Fukuoka.  Antique Hontoku, a relatively large shop with two buildings. The main building has typical antique items and the other warehouse building has larger furniture pieces. We bought a Confectionary Mold, RCA Nipper Figure, Vintage Thread Spool and a Coral Fossil.

Address:1077 Kaminofu, Shingu, Kasuya District, Fukuoka Prefecture 811-0117

Date Visited: Nov 26, 2014

Antique Shop: Fukuoka