Kagawa Prefecture is famous for having the smallest area in Japan, but there are many sightseeing spots such as Sanuki Udon, Konpira and Takamatsu Castle, and there are many other souvenirs besides Sanuki Udon. Here are 10 selected souvenirs that you must buy in Kagawa Prefecture.
You can also visit the factory at Ishimaru noodles (free, about 30-60 minutes). It is a pre-registration system, so this is a place you should definitely check when you travel to Kagawa.
・ Name: Ishimaru Noodles Headquarters / Factory
・ Address: 701 Oka, Konancho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
・ Parking: Available (50 passenger cars, 4 large buses)
・ Business hours: 8: 30-17: 00
・ Price: half-life udon 300g (3 servings) x 10 bags 2,750 yen (tax included)
・ Best before date: 1 month from production (no preservatives)
・ Others: There is an online shop.
Buy Sanuki Udon online
Wasanbon has been elaborately made by handmade methods since its inception in the first year of culture (1804), and is characterized by its elegant flavor, sweetness and smooth texture.
・ Name: Mitani Sugar Co., Ltd.
・ Address: 156-8, Majuku, Higashikagawa City, Kagawa Prefecture
・ Access: About 8 minutes from Highway Hikida IC on Route 11
・ Business hours: 9: 00-18: 00
・ Regular holiday: No holiday
・ Phone number: (0879) 33-2224
・ Price: Wasanbon ・ Four seasons flower 540 yen (tax included) ~
・ Others: Sold at luxury Japanese confectionery stores nationwide. Online shop available
You can enjoy the moist sweetness of the inside yolk and the crispy texture of the skin. The cute shape of the colon is the shape of a “Shiogama” that boiled down seawater when salt was made from seawater.
・ Name: Specialty furnace @ Sohonten
・ Address: 1247 Ejiri-cho, Sakaide-shi, Kagawa
・ Parking lot: 30 (3 large buses available)
・ Business hours: 9: 00-19: 00 (order stop 18:30)
・ Price: 226 yen for 3 packs, 1,015 yen for 12 packs, etc.
・ Others: There are 70 seats in the cafe corner. Other stores on HP. There is an online shop.
・Website URL： http://www.kamado.co.jp/index.html
4.Kawara senbei(Tile cracker)
It is said to have been made to imitate the tiles of Takamatsu Castle, and you can enjoy an old-fashioned, simple taste that mixes the flavor of Sanuki’s specialty sugar and the flavor of hard roast.
・ Name: Soke Kutsuwa-do Sohonpo
・ Address: 4-3 Hyogocho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
・ Business hours: 8: 00-19: 00
・ Regular holiday: January 1 only
・ Price: Small tile cracker with 6 pieces 378 yen ~, tile cracker (medium) with 6 pieces 702 yen ~
・ Best before date: 90 days from production
・ Others: Other stores are on HP. There is an online shop.
・Website URL： http://www.kutsuwado.co.jp/
There are ginger taste, sweetness and variety from the standard sashimi.
・ Name: Meriken Kakehashi store
・ Address: 3-36-1 Hama, Utazu-cho, Ayaka-gun, Kagawa
・ Business hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 15:00, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 9:00 to 16:00
・ Price: Sanuki Udon “Fried Pop” ¥ 400 (tax included)
・ Other: at other stores, partner store HP. There is an online shop.
・Website URL： http://www.merikenya.com/
6.Soy sauce bean
・ Name: Kurokawa Processed Food Co., Ltd.
・ Address: 428-2 Izakucho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
・ Price: Soy sauce beans 500g 豆 389 yen (tax included)
・ Lifetime: about one year
・ Purchasable places: Shikoku Kiosk, Takamatsu Mitsukoshi, Takamatsu Tenmaya, souvenir shops inside and outside the prefecture, mail order, etc.
・Website URL： http://www.kurokawashoyumame.com/
・ Name: Honke Kata Bread Kumaoka Confectionery
・ Address: 3-4-11 Zentsuji-cho, Zentsuji-shi, Kagawa
・ Access: Just a short walk from the Niomon gate of Sohonzan Zentsuji Saiin. 10 minutes by bicycle from JR Zentsuji Station
・ Operating Hours: [Weekdays] 7: 30-17: 30 [Saturday, Sunday and public holidays] 8: 00-17: 30
・ Regular holiday: Tuesday (open on holidays), 3rd Wednesday
・ Price: 50 yen for a piece of Nakamaru bread, 300 yen for one piece of Daimaru bread, 150 yen for stone bread, etc.
・ Name: Yamashita Oiri Honpo (store)
・ Address: 1018-20, Shinna, Takase-cho, Mitoyo-shi, Kagawa
・ Access: Take Takase’s Max Value along National Route 11 toward Kannonji.
・ Parking lot: 10 spaces
・ Business hours: 10: 00-18: 00
・ Regular holiday: Irregular holiday
・ Price: Oiri-chan: 283 yen ~
-Others: Currently, Mitsukoshi nationwide, Big Kiosk at Takamatsu Station, Internet sales, etc.
9.Sanuki udon-style gummy
・ Name: Matsuura Karateken (Kagawa, Takamatsu sweets wholesaler)
・ Address: 1009-4, Matsunamicho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture (Head office)
・ Price: Sanuki udon-style gummy 60g @ 410 yen (tax included)
・ Places where you can purchase: Stores, souvenir shops, shops, online shops, etc.
・Web site URL： http://www.matsuura.net/index.html
The name comes from a mochi dumpling (warrior mochi), which was presented to a samurai, and later served at Shiratori Shrine, and became “Budomochi.”
A long-established swan specialty, “grape mochi,” is made of thinly skinned red bean paste rolled and wrapped, then steamed, and four mochi are placed on a skewer. You can enjoy the old-fashioned elegant and subtle sweetness and texture.
・ Name: Minatoya
・ Address: 62-5 Matsubara, Higashikagawa City
・ Access: at Shiratori Shrine
・ Business hours: 8: 30-19: 00
・ Regular holiday: Monday (open on holidays)
・ Price: 70 yen per grape mochi