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Sharp, and cutting edge - a must to visit if you are into knives

Friendly and totally interesting. We just happened to come across this amazing place, and decided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane S
Cairns Region, Australia
The place to buy quality knives.

Went here just to by a quality knife and found a beautiful Osaka made knife, and for an extra 500... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Mick N
via mobile
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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 learn more about Japanese knives, or select the knife that matches your needs, preferred design, and budget.
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1 Chome-4-7 Ebisuhigashi | Tsutenkaku Tower, Naniwa Ward, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-4301-7860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

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 don s
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Tower Knives Osaka was on our list of places to visit since we planned our Japanese trip. They have a shop in Tokyo however we wanted to visit the original. Everyone was very helpful and passionate about their subjects. We had a lesson on how...More

Thank MaddieH3663
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I took a Osaka biking food tour which I loved and the tour ended at tower knives. I had a great experience here and the knife I purchased is a game changer in the kitchen. A guy from the UK took his time to ask...More

2  Thank Jill W
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Purchased a knife after doing the Eat Osaka cooking class. Great service and knowledge of knives. Multi-lingual staff work there. The man who made the knife I purchased was on site so I got to have a photo with him!

3  Thank Gavuan
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Shop offers a wide range of Western and Japanese knives, in addition to a section of knives for left-handers. English and Japanese speaking staff will help you find a knife to suit your needs, within your price range. Staff knowledgeable and can answer any questions...More

2  Thank grumpy84
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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.
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