Kyoto Station TablewaresJan. 29, 2016 UPDATE
Japanese chopsticks that you can put your names on!

Hashikoubou Oshita - Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta

/ 箸工房おおした Porta店
Hashi Kobo Ohshita - Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta
Located in Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta where is directly connected to Kyoto station, this shop sells various kinds of Japanese chopsticks. What is wonderful about this shop is that you can put the characters on the chopsticks you chose (only for a specific chopsticks). You can also choose the kinds of woods used in the chopsticks. Among many selections of chopsticks, you may find the one you like!
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I was amazed by all different kinds of chopsticks lined in the shelves in this shop! What I loved the most was that you can put the characters on the chopsticks you chose. If you would like to put your name in Japanese, please ask the staff how they can put on them. It would the very unique souvenir from Japan!
Chopsticks that you can put names
Recommend !
Chopsticks that you can put names / ¥600 ~
If you choose the chopsticks with a red sticker, it means that you can put either alphabet, Hiragana (Japanese character) or Katakana (character mainly for foreign words) on them! It is free to put the characters on the chopsticks. If you want to put your name in Japanese, please tell your name to the staff so that staff can make it in Japanese. It would be the very unique gift you can get in Japan!
Kyo-nishijin chopsticks set
Recommend !
Kyo-nishijin chopsticks set / ¥3,564
This is a set chopsticks and is a good souvenir for a couple. There are many other selections of this set combination, so please ask what you can choose as set chopsticks. They are made of a fine wood, so it may last longer than the regular chopsticks. If you are visiting Japan as a couple, it may be a nice souvenir as a remembrance of your trip in Japan.
A chopstick rest
Check it out !
A chopstick rest / ¥324
Look at all these beautiful chopsticks rests! They are just like precious stones. It may be fun to choose your favorite chopsticks rest after deciding the chopsticks! They look similar but if you put your chopsticks on them, you may get the different impressions. We recommend that you get it as a pair with chopsticks.
How to buy
If you would like to put characters on your chopsticks, please choose the one with a red sticker on the tag. Then, you need to tell what character you want to put to the staff.
- Shopping Tips -
To avoid the mistake and confusion, we suggest that you write down what you want to put to the chopsticks on the paper.
Appearance Photo Hashi Kobo Ohshita Porta
Hashikoubou Oshita - Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta
Categories Tablewares
Phone +81 75-353-7765
Address Porta, 902, Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8216
Directions In the underground Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta directly linked to Kyoto Station.
Hours 10am - 8pm
*Friday and Saturday is 10am - 8:30pm
Closed Open everyday
Notes Please note that it would take about 10 minutes to put the character on the chopsticks. Please also note that you cannot put the characters right before the store closes.
Price range
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¥324 - ¥7,000
Credit cards VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / Also 銀聯 (China UnionPay)
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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There is an English note in the cashier but if you don’t understand how to order the chopsticks with your names on them, please feel free to ask the staff.
Information Japanese only
Languages spoken English (only about the products/ not always at the shop)
Shipping services No
Hashikoubou Oshita - Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta +81 75-353-7765 ¥324 - ¥7,000 2/3

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