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Lots of shops to visit

Lots of shops to browse, a variety of prices and fabrics and materials to choose from. The shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Every Quilters Dream

Excellent place for great bargain shopping, more fabric stores in this area than can be counted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of shops to browse, a variety of prices and fabrics and materials to choose from. The shop 'Tomato' in particular has several buildings along the street and some of the shops have got several floors to enjoy. It's a must-see place for materials for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for great bargain shopping, more fabric stores in this area than can be counted. Every quilter should visit if they are in Tokyo.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you love fabrics and crafts you will enjoy looking through the many shops. My favourites were Tomato and Mihama.

Thank rlculpan
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Have been there for the 2nd time, and found again great fabrics for a really low price. And also lovely mother of pearl buttons. They also cater in 1-2 shops for a higher end clientele, with lovely Italian fabrics and designer fabrics! Go and see...More

1  Thank linaloos
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I bought fabrics, leather, little metal fasteners I never found elsewhere...a pattern for a bag which I figured out even though it was in Japanese. Great place.

3  Thank nsh0re
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Came to Nippori Fabric Town to experience all the different textiles and notions. Had a ball! Walked away with some great bargains, including some beautiful Japanese silks for ¥100 per meter from Nippori Tomato store. So many things to see and something for every crafter...More

3  Thank iaml0ved
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This whole street has at least 70 fabric shops. Cash is a must have as credit cards are not used here. Maps are available from the stores listing what type of fabrics each shop stocks. This area is easily reached by train. Go to NIPPORI...More

1  Thank larraine2016
Reviewed July 5, 2018

I have been to the Nippori fabric district in Japan several times and each time I think "I got this, I don't need more fabric, I'm not going to buy much" but I ALWAYS fill my suitcase. YES! Small roller suitcase....it is heaven sent when...More

3  Thank TrevaP11
Reviewed May 5, 2018

For my wife and her friend this was probably one of the highlights of our visit to Japan. They had a great time checking out the many shops and the wide range of fabrics available. They certainly bought some fabric but the prices were not...More

6  Thank Michael N
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

A lot of fabric of good quality is available here. Price is acceptable for Japanese standard. The only setback certain shop accept cash only and in Japanese Yen.

3  Thank Hamid R
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March 23, 2018|
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Response from Gail D | Reviewed this property |
Virtually no English is spoken. If the fabric was bought in Nippori maybe they can help, but I am doubtful. They might be able to steer you towards something similar.
September 28, 2017|
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Response from Terri S | Reviewed this property |
You might try a google search on Nippori Fabric town and find sites about this. Trip Advisor won't let people post URLs on this site.
March 17, 2017|
Response from Boots26 | Reviewed this property |
Credit cards are widely accepted in all stores. Have a fun time