Kagetsudo is well known in Asakusa for producing a particularly Japanese variety of bread—melon pan.

Melon pan on display
Photo by Gregory Lane

Kagetsudo doesn’t just serve plain old melon pan. If you want, they’ll stuff it with ice cream, fruit and even cookies.

Kagetsudo melon pan fresh from the oven
Melon pan fresh from the oven | Photo by Gregory Lane

A single oven-fresh melon pan costs ¥220.

Besides the “head office” store located near Hanayashiki, there are four other locations in Asakusa.

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