It is a shop that was founded in Showa 30 (1955) in Yutoku Monzen Shopping Street. We sell a wide variety of souvenirs such as bamboo work products, entertainment goods, Arita-yaki (Arita ware), Kashima City specialty products and sweets. We breed and display Mudskippers in aquarium in the store which is a creature representative of the Ariake Sea and it is popular with tourists who came to visit Yutoku Inari Shrine.
Ueda Shoten Store
1601-1 Kou, Furueda, Kashima-shi, Saga-ken, Japan (Yutoku Monzen Shopping Street)
9：00 am ～ 5：00 pm
Bamboo and wooden goodsWe sell bamboo and wooden goods, including bamboo bags with beautiful natural colors. "Oni Oroshi" made with bamboo has a feature that you can grate vegetables without losing the taste, you can use it for anything such as Japanese radish, carrot, burdock, etc. "Good Fortune Chopsticks" is easy to use, some customers come to buy it every year.
Tanjo WarajiWhen the baby becomes 1st year birthday, mainly in the Kyushu Region of Japan, an event called "Mochi-fumi" will be held. In this event, the baby wears a Waraji (straw), and steps on the Mochi (rice cake) with the wish "I can walk firmly with the feet on the ground, the body will be strong". "Tanjo Waraji" is used for this event.
Entertainment goodsWe sell Katsura (wigs) and masks such as samurai that can be used in theater and dance. There are real wigs that can be used not only for entertainment but also for professional stage.
You can see Mudskippers
We breed and display Mudskippers in aquarium in the store which is a creature representative of the Ariake Sea. There are few sightseeing spots in the city where you can see the living Mudskippers, and it can only be seen here in Yutoku Monzen Shopping Street. Because we keep it in the aquarium in the store, please come to see.
The shop front is the spot for commemorative photo
There are panels for commemorative photo in front of Ueda Shoten Store. In the background of the panel there is a big Torii gate built by Yutoku Inari Shrine in commemoration of the 300th anniversary festival, and it is one of the best spot for commemorative photo in Yutoku Monzen Shopping Street. Many tourists who came to visit the shrine including foreigners take pictures here.
Message to customers
We sell a variety of souvenirs in a large store. Please slowly look inside the store and find souvenirs that fits your taste.