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A traditional Wagashi Japanese sweet workshop only two minutes from Kenrokuen Garden (reservation required)

A very popular hands-on experience, including a shopping ticket to be used for the many products offered by the facility!

Once the capital of a powerful feudal clan, Kanazawa is deeply steeped in samurai culture, of which the art of the tea ceremony is a powerful marker. It is therefore quite natural that the "wagashi" industry developed in Kanazawa, since these delicious and charming Japanese pastries were traditionally served during the tea ceremony. At the Ishikawa Local Products Center, just a couple of minutes away from Kenrokuen Garden, you can discover the basics of wagashi confectioning by making yourself three seasonal pastries, using traditional tools and ingredients under the guidance of an experienced wagashi master. Following his handling on a screen, you will gradually get used to the basic actions in the process and be amazed by the variety of items that can be created, as witnessed by the stunning “wagashi art” creations displayed in the room. At the end of the workshop, you can indeed take your three handmade wagashi with you, as well as one made by your instructor. You will also be given a shopping ticket that can be used for the many products offered by the facility. Fun and accessible, this workshop is very popular so be sure to make a reservation in advance.

Information

Organizer
Ishikawa Local Products Center
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Price
1,700 yen(taxes included)
Also includes a 500 yen voucher to be used in the shop.
Date
Every day (closed on Tuesdays from December to February)
Notes
Please check the Ishikawa Tourist Information Center website for information on closing days.
Time
Weekends and national holidays: 4 times a day from 10:00, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:30 
Weekdays: once a day from 13:00
Please be sure to check-in 10 minutes before the starting time
Duration
30 to 40 minutes 
Location
Ishikawa Local Products Center 
3F Hands-on hall
By Car
20 minutes from Kanazawa-Nishi IC/10 minutes from JR Kanazawa Station
By Public Transportation
20 minutes by bus from JR Kanazawa Station. Get off at “Kenrokuen” or “Kanazawa-Jo” and walk one minute.
Parking Capacity
Regular cars: 4 
* Kenrokuen Parking Lot (across from the facility): 480 regular car lots plus 40 bus lots available
Capacity
Up to 144 people
Reservation
Required
Cancellation
Please contact us in advance
Website
https://kanazawa-kankou.jp/wagashi/

Organizer

Address
Kenrokumachi, 2−20, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0936
Business Day
Every day (closed on Tuesdays from December to February)
Business Hours
9:30-17:30
(May change depending on the season and other factors)
Phone
076-222-7788
Website
https://kanazawa-kankou.jp/en/

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Ishikawa Local Products Center

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Phone Operator Hours
8:00~17:30
076-222-7788
Online Booking Page
Links to an external site.
https://kanazawa-kankou.jp/en/
https://kanazawa-kankou.jp/en/

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