Kashiya Yokocho, Kawagoe

3.4
Landmark · Tourist Spot
Lose yourself in the Japanese penny candy lane in Kashiya Yokocho, a traditional center of cheap candies and snack foods known as "dagashi." Let your mouth water as you see lollipops, gooey sticks, sweet potato snacks, and roasted rice dumplings, all displayed inside and outside old-style shops. Visitors of all ages can find something in this true, multicolored dagashi paradise of about a dozen antique wooden stores. Browse through multitudes of traditional cheap Japanese candies in Kawagoe, around an hour ride from Tokyo, or 30 minutes from Ikebukuro station to Kawagoe station. Put Kashiya Yokocho at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kawagoe day trip planning website.
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  • This lane lines up with sweet , candies shops,selling Dangoe.warabi mochi, sweet potato softcream and etc.it's very crowded with localists, tourists, school students, group tours,esp.weekends.  more »
  • Kashiya yokocho has many candy and sweets.Most of them are traditional Japanese candy which non-Japanese have never heard.You may study the candy , then you try.There are many Japanese-European mix...  more »
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  • This place was amazing! Small shops home making candy. Also shrines right around the corner to check out. Amazing place.
  • Very nice to walk along the alley with some traditional shops.
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