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  • Southern Area

Wagashi-making Experience at Yamamoto Sohonten

  • Culture

Enjoy making sweet and tasty little works of art!

Tochigi city is famous for its many Wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) shops, and Yamamoto Sohonten is the perfect place to try your hand at making your own Wagashi. The friendly Wagashi master gives you detailed instructions on making various pieces of Wagashi to celebrate the coming seasons. Enjoy these traditional seasonal delights!

Location Map

Basic Information

Address 7-13 Yamato-cho Tochigi
Telephone Number 0282-22-4700
Website http://yamamotokashi.jp/index.html
Business Hours Open 9am – 7pm (9am – 6pm on Mondays)
Days Closed for Business Wagashi shop : Closed on Tuesdays and New Year's DayWagashi-making : Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and New Year's Day
Price Charges for Wagashi-making experience: 2 pieces of Wagashi 1,500 yen
Map Code 64 778 037*88

Southern Area

This area boasts evocative historical buildings and townscapes, such as the Ashikaga School, known for being the oldest school in Japan, and Kura no Machi, a district where buildings from the mid-19th century, a time when the area prospered as a commercial district, still stand. At Ashikaga Flower Park, you can see 350 blooming wisteria flowers, flowing downward from above, creating a world of enchantment.

Seasons in Tochigi