A hop and a skip away from Haneda Airport lies Kamata, located in the centre of the Ota Ward. It’s known as the centre of technical prowess, with rows of precision machine factories lining the town. Chances are that your smartphone, and even the GPS satellites helping you navigate, are using components made in Kamata. Yet Kamata also has an old-fashioned side. If you take a leisurely stroll down the quaint shopping street near the station, you’ll discover a whole new side of Tokyo you never knew existed.
A bustling craft market infused with Edo-era charm
1 Chome-37-8 Asakusa, Taito-ku (Asakusa Denbouin-dori Shopping District Promotion Association), Tokyo 111-0032
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