Nihonbashi Saruya

Located a 15-minute walk from hostel DEN. Nihonbashi Saruya is a store specializing in toothpicks that has about 300 years of history, being well known as one of the specialties of Edo period in Japan. Made from a special wood known to have antibacterial properties, these toothpicks not only look cool but they are also good for you! A veteran artisan makes each one piece by piece and can usually create about 400 pieces per day.

*Reason for recommendation

If you are looking for a unique gift for someone, we recommend to stop by. Skip the touristy gifts and get them something they definitely can't find locally. The Nihonbashi area has a rich history dating back to the Edo period. Just strolling around here is fun, so don't mis out.

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