Japanese chopsticks that you can put your names on!
Hashikoubou Oshita - Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta/ 箸工房おおした Porta店
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!
Popular in Kyoto
Must-visit shops and spots for all first time tourists to Kyoto.
Top shops and spots loved by our editors and highly recommended to be listed on your itinerary.
Well Worth a Visit
Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
Good for Fans
Hideaway shops and spots of worthwhile destination. Recommended if you are keen on these genres.
Very popular among enthusiasts on these genres. Not always suitable if you are not particularly interested.
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 / ￥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.
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 buyIf 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.
Hashikoubou Oshita - Shopping Mall Kyoto Porta
|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
|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.|
￥324 - ￥7,000
|Credit cards||VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners, etc. / Also 銀聯 (China UnionPay)|
|Friendly for Overseas Visitors||
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.
|Languages spoken||English (only about the products/ not always at the shop)|