Japanese Musubi Class Kyoto

Kyoto is known for its mouth-watering cuisine. Whether you dine in a restaurant or make a meal of Japanese street food musubi is one tasty treat you will not want to miss. Musubi is one of the most popular street foods in Kyoto. Also known as onigiri, the snack is a favorite of visitors and residents. Musubi has a long history. Before the widespread use of chopsticks, methods were devised to make holding and eating rice easier. In the Nara period (710 -794 AD), rice was formed into round and rectangular forms to facilitate holding and eating the snack. The delicious treat is prepared with the rice holding the savory mix and then wrapped in nori. Some cooks mix the ingredients with the rice, but this is not traditional musubi. Kyoto offers many delights. When you visit try the local specialties including musubi should be at the top of your list for things to do in Kyoto.

Musubi is made with rice, oyster sauce, soy sauce, meat, and nori.

• Musubi is a taste tempting snack food.

• The rice based food dates back to 700 AD.

• Musubi is wrapped with nori, cultivated in sheet form.

• In Hawaii Spam musubi is popular.


  • all the ingredients
  • kimono costume

Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Kyoto

Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya is a leading cultural experience provider in Japan and the only tea ceremony experience that has received TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Award for four consecutive years from 2018 to 2022.

Maikoya Kyoto is found in a historic machiya townhouse in the heart of Kyoto, where the rich culture of Japan is most concentrated.

Learning about the traditions and practices of the country through our immersive cultural workshops and activities will surely give you a new perspective about the intricacies of the history and society in Japan.

Join us at Maikoya Kyoto as we guide you through Japan's traditional arts and history! Our friendly staff and hosts are fluent in English and Japanese and will make sure you have the best experiences and opportunities.

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Email: kyoto@mai-ko.com
Address: 329, Ebiyacho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto 604-8076, Japan