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Japan’s first hands-on shopping street, Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shotengai (kitchenware street)

Travel

UpdateMarch 13, 2019
ReleaseNovember 7, 2018

Osaka is a town of food, which is commonly called “tenka-no-daidokoro (nation’s kitchen)” and “kuidaore (eat until you become broke).”
Craftsmen’s tools have been supporting the food culture in Osaka.
Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shotengai consists of shops and stores selling such artisanal tools and some of the shops and stores offer hands-on classes to use the tool.
Experience the world of artisanship yourself for a memento of Osaka.

Only 300 meters away from Namba Station!
As part of the sando approach to the shrine, this shotengai has been considered as a good-luck area.
A hassle-free trial of classes to learn Japanese traditional techniques is available at your convenience.
Make reservation and payment via internet!
Reservation: https://www.designpocket.net
※You can take the food sample production, glass art, and chochin writing classes without reservation if there is a vacancy.

 

◆Try food sample production:Design Pocket Osaka Honten
Food samples that look just like real food are the product of artisanship.
They make perfect souvenirs.

Fee: 2,480 and up  Required time: 30 – 60 min.

 

◆Try glass art:Senda Glass Tableware
You can make your original glass.
Young children can try it easily.

Fee: 3,480 yen and up  Required time: 90 – 120 min.

 

◆Try chalkboard art:Domolabo
You can easily try trendy chalkboard art.
If you are not good at drawing, you can get full support from an expert.

Fee: 3,480 yen  Required time: 45 -60 min.

 

◆Try writing on chochin:Okorimbou
You can write down your favorite letters on chochin under the direction of a calligrapher.
You will have fun writing your name in Japanese.

Fee: 2,980yen  Required time: 60 – 90 min.

 

*The information herein is as of November 2018