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#1 Kyoto Confectionary making at Kameya Yoshinaga

#1 京和菓子手作り教室
Make Japanese confectionaries in Kyoto

Kyoto is well known for its high quality of water. Kyoto cuisine, Tofu, and Sake makes the most of the natural water. Kameya-yoshinaga, located on Shijo Street, is a confectionary shop with more than 210 years history. The shop uses its famous well water called Samegai to make all confectionaries.

Sweets made by artisans with exclusive ingredients and professional skills are like works of art. There are a lot of kinds of sweets made from healthy natural ingredients such as sugar, red and white beans, sticky rice powder, and the like. With skills handed down from generation to generation and innovative ideas with a sense of fun, the confectionaries delight the eyes as well as the taste buds.

Japanese grow up with confectionaries. On celebration days such as childbirth, weddings and milestones of life, we eat them. Also, we enjoy the seasons by appreciating confectionaries shaped like cherry blossoms, autumn colors, and other seasonal flowers.

Making the confectionaries with an artisan will be a great opportunity to increase your knowledge about Japanese sweet history and skills in depth. Also, it is very fun to make artistic sweets. Would you like to eat your work of art with green tea?


Hands-on Experience name #1 Kyoto Confectionary making at Kameya Yoshinaga
Time 2:00pm(for about 70 minutes)

2,700 yen
(tax included. The fee shall be fully collected in case of cancellation on the day)

Regular holiday

Sundays・Gion Festival days・Obon Holidays・Winter holidays


・Good location in the central city Japanese designed chairs.(without backs)
・It’s a minimum of two people. You don’t need to prepare anything.
・The shop has more than 210 years history. The shop uses famous well water.
 That’s why taste is great.
・The artisan demonstrates how to make it for you.
・You will feel the season because the confectionaries change with the season.
・You will make three confectionaries . One you will eat with green tea at the shop.
 The other you can take home. (You need to eat on that day.)
・The artisan demonstrates making dry sweet and you can taste them.

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