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Nihon Ichiban, Ashinoko

161-1 Hakone | Chayahonjin Hotoriya, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 50-6860-4792
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Great and lovely shop

Such a great shop with a friendly owner! Nice products and I definitely recommend! I had an... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Perth, Australia
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The NIHON ICHIBAN shop is a specialty store for authentic Japanese food, craft and design. It offers a unique shopping experience in a foreigner friendly environment. All product names are displayed in Japanese and English. The price cards include a QR code that can be read by smartphones and that links to an English Internet page with detailed product information. It is possible to experience many of the products on display, which can be real fun. Tasting for many food items is also available. The shop offers Tax Free Shopping as well as a Free WiFi service that only requires a simple login with Facebook or an email address. Popular Food Items: - Ume plum brownie - Japanese sweets with ume plum - Umeboshi pickles (OK, not that popular among non-Japanese) Popular local craft items: - Odawara wind-bells - Odawara lacquer - Modern design Hakone wood mosaic Popular design and craft items from all over Japan: - Teapots, tea containers and tea spoons - INDENYA deerskin leather coated with Japanese lacquer - Shape memory glass cleaning cloth featuring cranes or Mt. Fuji
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20 Apr 2016
“Great and lovely shop”
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161-1 Hakone | Chayahonjin Hotoriya, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun 250-0521, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 50-6860-4792
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Such a great shop with a friendly owner! Nice products and I definitely recommend! I had an awesome time in Hakone

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Nicolas S, Owner at Nihon Ichiban, Ashinoko, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

Thank you so much for visiting our shop and your positive feedback. This is very motivating. I wish you a great time in Japan and a safe trip back.

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