Kagawa must buy recommended 10 gifts,souvenirs

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.

Sanuki udon is the top seller in the souvenir section. Sanuki Udon (Ishimaru Udon), a long-established restaurant that was established in 1907, is a half-boiled noodle that uses the carefully selected wheat flour and Ako’s salt, and you can enjoy the flavor of the authentic Sanuki Udon using the traditional Sanuki hand-made method. .

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.
・websiteURL: http://www.isimaru.co.jp/top/index.htm

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Wasanbon is said to be the oldest in Japan and won the Honorary President’s Award at the National Confectionery Exposition. This is made only in Tokushima and Kagawa prefectures.

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
・WebsiteURL: http://www.wasanbon.com/


This is a famous confection representing Sanuki, which is baked in a furnace with wrapped yellow flavored bean paste using carefully selected Hokkaido hand-tofu beans in a flavorful skin.

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)

Kaeara means Tile. Kawara senbei is a hard-baked senbei that uses the sugar “Shirashita sugar” that is the raw material of the Sanuki specialty, Wasanbon.

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/

5.Age pippi

The crisp and light taste is attractive and This is also recommended as a snack for alcohol.

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/

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6.Soy sauce bean

Kagawa is the country’s leading broad bean production area. “Soy sauce”, a must-have on Sanuki’s dining table, is a local dish of Kagawa prefecture that is made by soaking fragrant broad beans in sauce made with soy sauce and sugar. It is a simple dish that goes well with rice and sake because it can be eaten with a simple, simple flavor and skin.

・ 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/

7.Kumaoka Katapan

Homemade “Kumaoka Katapan” made by a long-established store founded in 1896 (Meiji 29) is baked with flour and sugar. Old-fashioned catapan is harder, and the more you chew it, the more the sweetness spreads in your mouth, and you can enjoy the mysterious texture that melts in your mouth without you noticing it.

・ 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.


Oiri, a lucky confectionery that was introduced in the media, is a traditional wedding confection that is only transmitted to Nishisan. This is a colorful small round grain of 7 colors such as red, white, pink etc. It is a mochi sweet with a slightly sweet and soft texture when included in the mouth. In modern times, it is a dish that has attracted attention as a dessert decoration and souvenir.

・ 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

This looks like a souvenir that can be mistaken for Sanuki udon. This is Gummy with outstanding strength and chewyness that is as good as real Sanuki udon. “Sanuki udon-style gummy” that you can enjoy refreshing lemon flavor and udon-like texture.

・ 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

10.Grape mochi


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

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