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We (a family of 9 with kids ages 6-17) all had a great time here. The teacher/artist explained how... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
firstripwithkids
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Wow this place is fantastic we had some lollie pops made to take home . They even packed them for... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Deborah S
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1-23-5 Sendagi | Tomoe Bldg 1F, Bunkyo 113-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We (a family of 9 with kids ages 6-17) all had a great time here. The teacher/artist explained how in the past these gorgeous candies used to sold in parks and corners throughout the city (country?) But once regulations were imposed on all food sold...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Wow this place is fantastic we had some lollie pops made to take home . They even packed them for us to get them home in tacked we were able to film them making our special order just love to know that these Japanese arts...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Wanted to go here on a prior trip to Tokyo but didnt kmake it. This time i did, and I am VERY glad I did! I purchased the popular goldfish and gave t to a friend as a gift at home. They make amazing animals...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

it sounds crazy to spend $25 or more for a little piece of candy but you're really paying for the show. You go in and look around the amazing candies they've made on display. Then from a booklet, you get to choose the animal or...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lhkoregon
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A nice find in the Tokyo Yanasen area. In this store, you can either pick ready-made candy-animals ("amezaiku") or pick one from the catalogue (we chose an octopus). The proprietor will then make it on the spot for you. Not only do the amezaiku look...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

I want to spread the word about Amezaiku Yoshihara! Such an interesting place to go. I don't think I can link stories here, but websites like The New York Times and io9 have done profiles on this candy shop. To summarize, the staff of master...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Response from lhkoregon | Reviewed this property |
No- you just pick the candy you like and they make it for you. You just get to watch.
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