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Tower Knives Osaka

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Wonderful experience

A friend had recommended that I visit Tower Knives, and I am so glad I did - it turned out to be a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Perfect Souvenir & Gift

We were traveling through Japan on our honeymoon and knew we wanted a meaningful souvenir for our... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Sarah B
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What Makes It Special
Tower Knives Osaka is a unique knife gallery / knife shop, located near Tsutenkaku Tower in Shinsekai, Osaka. We proudly carry a large range of selected knives crafted in Sakai, Osaka, and also from other Japanese regions. Come by to just view and...More
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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“knife shop”(13 reviews)
1 Chome-4-7 Ebisuhigashi | Tsutenkaku Tower, Naniwa Ward, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-4301-7860
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We visited this knife shop after a cycling food sampling tour, so cooking was on our minds! It was a fantastic experience visiting this shop. We only speak english, and everyone was fluent in english, some can also speak french, and I'm sure other languages...More

6  Thank familyoz_10
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

As avid cooks, we were determined to get some Japanese hand made knives. This place has a very good selection and they inscribe custom text onto the knives as well.. the one staff member gave us a good tour and description of all the knives...More

4  Thank rvskm
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend had recommended that I visit Tower Knives, and I am so glad I did - it turned out to be a real highlight of my visit to Osaka. The staff were extremely welcoming and knowledgeable about the different kinds of knives, and were...More

1  Thank Emellejay
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were traveling through Japan on our honeymoon and knew we wanted a meaningful souvenir for our trip. We saw knives sold at the markets in Tokyo and Osaka but couldn't tell if they were high quality. We found Tower Knives on our last day...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We were so grateful to receive such patient and informed assistance. We were fortunate to be introduced to the artist who crafted the knife we purchased.

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

They were well prepared to understand what we were looking for by asking the right questions and checking our chopping skill to recommend us the right value for our budget. The team attended to us even though we arrived just 5 mins before closing time...More

1  Thank Michatravelling
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Friendly and totally interesting. We just happened to come across this amazing place, and decided to walk in. They make knives and were very friendly, explaining how they are made. We tried one of the knives, which cut through a carrot like butter. You can...More

2  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Went here just to by a quality knife and found a beautiful Osaka made knife, and for an extra 500 yen had my name hand engraved with my name in Japanese. The owner of the store displayed an awesome knowledge of knives and helped me...More

1  Thank Mick N
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The staff there will gladly spend time with you to pick out a knife. They can speak English and spend time to show you the differences with the knives and do some demonstrations. They will cut a carrot with a dull knife and then with...More

Thank Will N
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Very good experience and professionalism.thank you. I buy from internet and I don't have any problems.

1  Thank NickoLinoric
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We had stayed in the area previously and didn’t know tower knives was here, everyone was so easy to deal with. Grab a knife stay in the area, go to spaworld and eat some great food north of the tower. So happy I purchased a...More

2  Thank ChrisHartill
Reviewed 7 May 2018

if you appreciate well made kitchen knives, Tower Knives in Osaka is a must see. Easy to find and not far from a train station. Staff are very helpful. We left with 4 knives. Wife was smiling with her new personally engraved knife.

1  Thank dons2737
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Response from Tower_Knives_Osaka | Property representative |
Tower Knives Osaka can arrange shipping if you do not have checked luggage, but beware that Canadian customs will tax you if you ship your purchase instead of carrying it.
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29 October 2017|
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Response from Tower_Knives_Osaka | Property representative |
TOWER KNIVES takes VISA, MC, AMEX, and JCB cards. Some debit cards do not go through, but depends on the individual card arrangement with your bank. If a tourist, bring actual passport for tax-free purchase if total over... More