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Wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) are often served with tea and typically made of mochi, anko and fruits. Learn how to make these delicious and beautiful Japanese confections under the guidance of experienced instructors and professional pastry chefs. Follow along and create delightful sweets that look too good to eat.

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Great hands-on learning option

2019/08/14 Friends CAK

I took a group of undergraduate students here as part of a study-abroad program for U.S. students, and they had a wonderful time and talked about it for days. I think opportunities to do things by hand are always great, ... more

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Great fun making sweets in Arashiyama

2019/05/05 Couples C Knowles

We had a great time making sweets at the lovely sweet shop in Arashiyama. Although we didn't speak much Japanese and our teacher didn't speak much English, with the help of picture cards and demonstrations, he showed us... more

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Great experience

2019/04/29 Families with Young Children dart

I did this activity with my 7 year old daughter. We had a great time and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Japan. My daughter loved it. The instructor did not speak much English, but we were able to figure thin... more

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Lots of fun

2017/11/05 Solo Travelers JoAnne

I had a great experience making beautiful sweets. Even though I was the only person in the group who didn't speak Japanese people helped me and the instructor came over to help too.

Feel like an accomplished wagashi maker with little effort

2017/08/27 Friends Rachel

We understood very little but it didn't really matter. It was neat to see some of the traditional sweets making tools and make our own sweets. I do feel it ended a little abruptly, but I'm glad we went.

So much fun!

2017/08/14 Friends Meghan Caritativo

We had such an amazing time! The class was very therapeutic and even though we didn't speak Japanese, the instructor made it easy to follow. We were all able to make beautiful sweets and we shared a lot of laughs and smi... more

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Traditional Sweets (Cooking Classes), Kyoto tours & activities, fun things to do in Kyoto | VELTRA
Wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) are often served with tea and typically made of mochi, anko and fruits. Learn how to make these delicious and beautiful Japanese confections under the guidance of experienced instructors and professional pastry chefs. Follow along and create delightful sweets that look too good to eat.