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Kanshundo Japanese Sweets Cooking Class

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A chance to learn, see & taste Wagashi in Kyoto. Must book in advance.Delicious desserts pastries... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Hands on Culture!

Got kids (11 & 12 yr old boys) to experience on Wagashi making in Kyoto. Class was conducted in... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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511-1 Chayamachi ,Kawabatadori-Shomen-Higashi-iru, Higashiyama-ku | Kanshundo Higashi, Kyoto 605-0931, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-1318
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

A chance to learn, see & taste Wagashi in Kyoto. Must book in advance.Delicious desserts pastries that you can experience to make and take home. They sell a variety too.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Got kids (11 & 12 yr old boys) to experience on Wagashi making in Kyoto. Class was conducted in Japanese only. English print outs were provided about the sweets to be made. Great rainy day experience. Counter staff were friendly.

Thank Cyn L
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Our hotel recommended this activity to my wife and me on a rainy day in Kyoto. This turned out to be a really great treat (pun intended). The chef/teacher didn't speak much English, but it was relatively straight-forward to follow along with the chef's actions,...More

Thank nycbos8
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a creating class - not a cooking class. The materials are provided and pre-prepared for you to assemble the treats. The location was a little tricky to find in Arishiyama given that it's a little way into the suburbs and the building is...More

Thank sneaky_nu123
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I saw a similar option offered at a tour guide's website. When he could not make arrangements for me I decided to do it on my own, and am glad I did! The website is easy enough to navigate, and no deposit is necessary. We...More

1  Thank jenniferlH9059ZA
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We loved the wagashi class! When we booked, it was made clear that the host didn't speak English, but we'd get a hands on demonstration as well as an overview of what desserts we'd be making. It was even better than expected, and the teacher...More

Thank Emcanulty
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a great way to spend a few hours - and learn about traditional sweets and how they are made. No matter how unsophisticated your items look compared to professional ones, you can't help but be proud that you managed to even have it...More

Thank jasonakeenan
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Maybe it was my misunderstanding but there were a couple of things that disappointed me. First, the flyer I found was all in English so I expected some English would be spoken. And then when I checked out the place the day before the class...More

Thank H A
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This was a great activity to take the kids to (2000Y each). All of the instruction was in Japanese, but relatively easy to follow as the chef made his instructions visual and explicit. We made 4 types of Japanese sweets which actually looked quite exquisite....More

2  Thank memee08
Reviewed 4 October 2015

During this 90 minute-to-2 hour class you will be able to make four different traditional Japanese sweets. These vary by the season. You will not be able to recreate them, as the shop does a whole lot of prep work so that those of us...More

1  Thank mazatleca1
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