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Togakushi Soba Museum Tonkururin
One of the best foods in Togakushi area is soba (buckwheat noodles). Togakushi Soba Museum Tonkururin is an interactive museum that introduces the history of Togakushi Soba and the culture of soba from all around the world. You can not only learn about soba, but also experience making soba instructed by a soba master. The soba made with your own hands will definitely taste special. Of course, you can also taste soba made by the professional soba chef. Handmade Togakushi Soba has a pronounced scent and tastes delicious unlike anything.
- 3018 Togakushi, Nagano-shi, Nagano
- Contact No.
- From Nagano station, take Kawanakajima bus bound for Togakushi camp-jo via Birdline. Ride for 50 minutes and get off at Togakushi soba Hakubutsukan-mae.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Closed: third Wednesday every month (Closed for winter from December 1-April 4)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 2.5 hours
- Admission fee
- Admission fee adult 200 yen, junior high school student and younger 150 yen, Soba making experience per one bowl (4 serving) 3,000 yen
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Togakushi Soba Museum
The museum has exhibitions to introduce how soba culture has been established in Togakushi and how it has spread until today. Some soba making tools are also on display and shows the spirits of soba making.
Soba Making Experience
You can casually experience soba making here. The instructors are very kind and nice and make sure you’ll have fun experiencing soba making. Although it is okay to bring your soba back home, it is recommended to eat it there because the fresh soba has a really nice scent.
Taste the Art of a Professional Soba Chef！
You can also taste soba made by a professional soba chef here. There are various menus including soba chilled in a clear stream in Togakushi, hot tempura soba, sansai (wild vegetables) soba, and more. Enjoy the taste of soba in Togakushi, the best place for soba.