Buy - Nippori Sen-i Gai Fabric Town (日暮里繊維街)
Nippori Sen-i Gai Fabric Town (日暮里繊維街)
Keeping Tokyo’s handicraft tradition alive for more than 60 years
Opening Hours Varies by shop; usually 10am – 6pm
In the 1950s, wholesalers and retailers gathered up in Nippori district and started a black market to handle second-hand clothes and fabric left behind by the American forces. Since then, this renowned fabric district has hosted throngs of visitors both domestic and international. Whether you’re an up and coming designer or just looking for material for your sewing hobby, Fabric Town has you covered. The area is lined with textile, fabric and accessory stores; as well as second-hand kimono and vintage clothing boutiques.
Transport 3-minute walk from the South Exit of Nippori Station on the JR Yamanote Line
Stay in the tranquil APA Hotel near the hectic Shinjuku
2-19-14, Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0021
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