The Japanese bamboo crafts at Take-no-Megumi in Moto Azabu are simple but so beautiful. This wonderful little shop in Moto Azabu that has been in business for over 40 years. The founding family of Take-no-Megumi shop were originally manufacturers and wholesalers of bamboo products before opening their shop originally in Aoyama, and then moving it to Moto Azabu a few years ago. The most popular items are the bamboo cooking utensils from chopsticks to spoons, and the bamboo sake cups. Megumi does a great job of merchandising seasonal products from moon viewing wall hangings, to New Year figurines (2015 year of the lamb). If you need some gifts for folks overseas, this store is sure to meet your needs. Have fun shopping for Japanese bamboo crafts at Take-no-Megumi!
Take-no-megumi Store Details:
Address: 1-1-11 Moto Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo (東京都港区元麻布1-1-11ミルキーハウス1F)
Hours: 10:30 – 20:30 Daily
Access: 7 min walk from Azabu Juban Station on the Oedo or Namboku Lines, or 15 min walk from Hiroo Station on the Hibiya Line.
Notes: 1st floor of building but store is too narrow for strollers or wheelchairs
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