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Gujohachiman produces the majority of food replicas that are displayed in showcases at restaurants. It has more than 50 percent market share in Japan. "Food Replica Workshop: Sample Kobo" in Gujohachiman is a facility where you can see the workshop to make food replicas and also experience making one by yourself. It is one of the popular sightseeing spots in Gifu prefecture. The food replica meticulously made by adept replica artists can be mistaken for real food even when you look at it up close. When you try making a food replica, you will be well guided by staff, so even a beginner can do it.
- 956 Hachimancho Hashimotocho, Gujo-shi, Gifu
- Contact No.
- Gujohachiman station on Nagaragawa railway, take Gifu bus bound for Gujoshirotori or Shokawamura. Ride for 9 minutes and get off at Jokamachi plaza. Walk 4 minutes.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Closed: Thursdays (Open all days during Summer holidays)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 90 minutes
- Admission fee
- Admission free (Charges for replica making vary according to item)
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.
Look at the Work of Replica Artists Up Close!
Visitors can see the replica artists actually making food replicas at Sample Kobo. Their meticulous work to resemble the replicas of the real food in the smallest details reminds us of chefs cooking real food.
Try Making a Replica by Yourself!
Sample Kobo offers a program that you can actually make food replicas. You can choose what to make from three kinds, tempura and lettuce, ice cream in a cup, and a small cake. The cake is the easiest to make, so even young children can try their hand at it.
Cute Food Replica for a Souvenir!
Sample Kobo has a corner where visitors can buy food replicas. Their cute food samples are arranged into phone charms, key holders, and other small items for daily use. They are also good for souvenirs!