Sweets Making Wagashi Cooking Experience in Osaka

A unique sweets making and wagashi cooking experience in Osaka that will make your travel memorable.

You will make Japanese sweets called nerikiri perfect for the tea ceremony and ideal for taking back home as a souvenir. Your host will kindly explain in plain English the culture of sweets making in Japan and demonstrate how to make delicious Japanese sweets. These sweets can be adjusted for the season or your favorite shape or character.

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What can you expect in this Tea Ceremony Workshop? We show off cultural activities with a difference!

Traditional clothing available for you to wearA friendly host will explain the correct etiquette and symbolism for this ceremonyTry traditional food and drink given during this ritualHeld in a traditional tearoom with beautiful historic decorOpportunities for taking photographs will be highlighted throughout.

Your workshop will include:

An introduction to Japanese sweets making and basic information about wagashiThis is taught by a friendly instructor who speaks EnglishThe instructor is a professional who has had years of training in the Japanese Tea CeremonyYou will be encouraged to try traditional green matcha tea and Japanese styled sweetsOnly traditional tea ceremony utensils will be usedThe workshop will be taught to a small class of 6 or so peopleRelax in a classroom decorated in traditional Japanese décor and architectureExplanations of the ceremony’s history and technique will be explained describedLocated in the Maikoya Osaka building in central OsakaIf you give notice, guides can pick you up from your chosen train station in Osaka.


*Try a diverse range of ingredients and flavours unique to Japan

*A friendly host will explain and demonstrate correct cooking techniques

*Held in a Japanese styled kitchen

*Opportunities for taking photographs will be highlighted throughout

*Special experience to cook wearing Kimono costume

Learn Japanese culture with all of your senses – especially your your own of wonder!


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Children are welcome for this course, however since there will be something dangerous such as hot stoves and sharp knives in a kitchen room, they must be given strict parental supervision.

Please let us know if you have any food allergies, Halal, vegan or vegetarian preferences.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

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  • Ingredients
  • Utensils
  • Traditional Japanese clothing

Not Included

  • Transportation

Maikoya Osaka

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 three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020.
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 Osaka 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.

Contact Us

Email: osaka@mai-ko.com