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Experience making authentic Japanese confectionery just a block away from Omicho Market

Established more than a hundred years ago, Koshiyama Kanseido is a reputable sweet shop offering a wide range of “wagashi” products

Just a 5-minute walk from both Higashi Chayagai and the picturesque Omicho covered market, one of Kanazawa’s highlights and a must-see for every food culture enthusiast, you will find Koshiyama Kanseido’s sloped façade. Founded in 1888, this is one of Kanazawa’s oldest confectionery shops. Inside, you are welcome to discover the sophisticated and colorful world of “wagashi”, the general term for traditional Japanese confections, by attending a delightful hands-on experience. Under the guidance of a professional craftsperson, you will make yourself 2 different types (2 of each type) of “namagashi”, the delicacies served during tea ceremonies. It’s a pleasant way to experience a bit of Kanazawa’s sophisticated food culture and the perfect activity for a rainy day…

The shop also provides a cozy space in which you are free to take your time and enjoy your freshly made sweets, right there on the spot.

 


Koshiyama Kanseido provides a great variety of sweets, including some of the most popular and emblematic confectioneries to be found around Kanazawa. Here are a few items of particular interest:


Kinjomaki: a triangle-shaped baked sweet made of red bean paste rolled in “Castella” sponge cake dough (originated in Portugal).

Habutae Kaga-renkon mochi: Perfectly white, smooth rice cakes kneaded with locally produced lotus root paste.


Don’t miss this opportunity to get a close-up glimpse of a wonderful variety of “wagashi”, taste them and take a few home as souvenirs from your stay in Kanazawa!


To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Koshiyama Kanseido asks their customers to comply with the following measures while visiting their shop:

・Hand disinfection with the provided alcohol sanitizers

・Temperature check at the start of the experience

・Ensure physical distancing as much as possible


Information

Organizer
Koshiyama Kanseido
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Price
Adult: 1,400 yen (tax included)
Children (10-12): 1,300 yen (tax included)
Groups (5 people or more): 100 yen discount
Inclusions
Confection (2 each of 2 different kinds)
Date
Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Notes
Closed during the year-end and New Year holidays.
Please contact Koshiyama Kanseido by phone for more information.
Time
13:30 and 15:00 start
Duration
Around 40 minutes
Location
Koshiyama Kanseido
2-11-28 Owaricho Kanazawa, Ishikawa
By Car
About 20 minutes from Kanazawa Higashi IC
About 5 minutes from Kanazawa Station
By Public Transportation
About 15 minutes on foot from JR Kanazawa Station
About 5 minutes on foot from the Musashigatsuji bus stop
About 5 minutes on foot from Omicho Market
Parking
あり
Capacity
22 people
Reservation
Please contact Koshiyama Kanseido by phone at least one day beforehand.
Reservations will be closed once the capacity is reached.
Reservation Period
9:00 - 17:30 (Closed on Wednesdays)
Cancellation
In the case of cancellation, please contact Koshiyama Kanseido as soon as possible.

Organizer

Address
2-11-28 Owaricho Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Business Day
Monday – Sunday (Closed on Wednesdays)
Business Hours
9:00-17:30
Phone
076-221-0336
Website
https://www.koshiyamakanseido.jp/

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