Soba Noodle Making in Matsumoto
Soba Takagi : 和食そば処たかぎ
Make (then Eat!) Soba at this Premier Noodle Shop 2 Minutes from Matsumoto Castle.
Nagano Prefecture is famous for soba noodles. Many places throughout the prefecture offer soba-uchi (making soba noodles by hand) experiences. Castle-town Matsumoto's Takagi has been making soba for over 135 years. Participants learn how to make soba at this very historical shop. Once you make the noodles, you are welcome to take them home as souvenirs or to eat them at the shop. (If eating the noodles, allow for 1 hour.)
- Free Hot Spot available for two times for up to 10 min each.
- Wheel chair accessible toilet on the 4th floor.
- Hours :
- Shop hours 9:00-18:30. Soba-uchi noodle making is offered from 10:30 and from 15:30.
- Date(s) :
- Open daily throughout the year.
- Cost / Price of Admission :
- 1 batch (serves 3 people) ¥3,000 (minimum 2 batches)
- Time Required :
- 1 hour+
- Reservations :
- Required(1 hour in advance)
- # of Participants :
- Foreign Languages :
- By Train
- From Matsumoto Station(JR Shinonoi Line), 13 min walk
- By Car
- From Matsumoto IC, 15 min by taxi
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