Japanese Sweets

Takahama boasts many long-established traditional Japanese sweet shops, and their family recipes have been passed down through the generations. Each shop produces its own original sweets, all characterized by their unique flavors that change throughout the seasons.

Daijiro Japanese Sweets

For more than 100 years since its establishment in 1905, this shop has continued to make its prized "Roppo-Yaki' traditional Japanese sweet. With its lightly baked crust and bean paste filling, this exquisite Japanese-style confectionery has a simple yet refined taste, making it much loved throughout the whole town.

Address:11 -17 Ao, Takahama-cho, Oi-gun, Fukui-Pref. 2384 919
Website:https://takahama-daijiro.com/

Daijiro Japanese Sweets

Genroku Mochi Japanese Sweets

Genroku mochi are known for their light and soft rice-cakes (mochi) made from well-kneaded, good-quality rice flour and their sweet bean paste filling. They still make many traditional varieties of Japanese sweets that have a long history, such as Nikki, Yomogi and Pink.

Address:2 -56 Sanei, Takahama-cho, Oi-gun, Fukui-Pref 2229-919
Website:http://www.shokokai.or.jp/18/184811S0184/

Genroku Mochi Japanese Sweets

Umezaki Japanese Sweets

One of Umezaki's most popular sweets is its "Meikyo-do" cake,
a traditional Japanese sweet made by wrapping white bean paste in a soft, fluffy dough and then baking it.
The cake takes its name from one of Takahama's best known scenic spots "Meikyo-do Cave" in Shiroyama Park, and are made into the shape of the ancientJapanese 'Yata no Kagami' (八咫鏡), a sacred mirror that is part of the Imperial Regalia of Japan.

Address:1 -33 Sanmei, Takahama-cho, Oi-gun, Fukui-Pref. 919-2229

Umezaki Japanese Sweets

Seaside Takahama Souvenirs

Seaside Takahama has a host of sweets to choose from, including 'Dora-yaki', which is a traditional Japanese dessert consisting of two slices of kasutera (sponge cake) with bean-paste jam in between.
These Dora-yaki have a refined taste, and are made using elegant white bean paste, and kneading Tochu tea leaves into the moist dough.

Address:46-10 Shimo-Kurumamochi, Takahama-cho, Oi-gun, Fukui-Pref. 919-2205
Website:https://peraichi.com/landing_pages/view/michinoeki-seasidetakahama

Seaside Takahama Souvenirs