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Shopping Spots in Tokushima Area

  • Akanean Main Store
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    4.5
    8 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Tokushimachou 3-44
    This is a Japanese-style confectionary store built in a serene place, overlooking the Tokushima Castle Ruins. The store is built in the Sukiyazukuri architectural style, an architectural style based on the Japanese tea ceremony house. Confectionaries using carefully selected Shikoku and Tokushima regional ingredients such as Kitagawa Yuzu citrus and Sudachi citrus, Naruto kintoki sweet potato, Awa bayberry, and Itano Wasanbon sugar are popular. The most famous sweet is a rice cake called “Awayu” which is green Azuki bean paste wrapped in soft Habutae mochi. Also round and lovely Nishikidama confectionery filled with fruit called “Yuutama” are popular. In the store, visitors can enjoy tea and sweets while looking at the beautiful garden.

    徳島城址公園の脇にひっそりとたたずむ和菓子店です。落ち着いた雰囲気の中に素敵なお菓子が並びます。特に「ゆうたま」というお菓子は色合いも鮮やか、ひとつひとつが宝石のようです。琥珀糖といわれるものだと思いますがとても上品に仕上がっています。

  • Arudeyo Tokushima
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Shinmachibashi 2-20 Awaodori-kaikan
    In the tourist facilities on the first floor of the “Awaodori Kaikan” located at the foot of Mt. Bizan, the shop ‘Arudeyo’ meaning there is in the dialect of Tokushima is within the complex. There are a variety of souvenirs popular with tourists, such as foods made with Naruto Wakame seaweed, sudachi citrus, and Naruto Kintoki kidney bean and Tokushima specialty food and sweets, traditional crafts including Otaniyaki ceramics and Awa indigo dyed goods available in the shop. Tourist information and craft exhibitions are also held. The nearest station is Tokushima Station.
  • Tokushima Bussan Center
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Yamashirochou Higashihama parade 1-1
    This is a tourist facility next to the large-scale sightseeing convention center Asty Tokushima in Yamashiro Town, Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture. Tourists, and visitors to Asty, come to the facility which is located along a river overlooking Tokushima’s famous Mt. Bizan. The store sells many Tokushima specialty products made with Naruto wakame seaweed, Naruto kintoki red kidney bean, and sudachi citrus. Business hours are from 9:30 to 17:00, however may change depending on events held at Asty Tokushima.
  • Kazurabashi Yumebutai
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    3.0
    5 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Nishiyayamamuraimakubo 345-1
    Kazurabashi Yumebutai located near Kazura Bridge in Iya, a famous sightseeing place in Miyoshi City, Tokushima Prefecture is a tourist facility. You can access Kazura Bridge from the large parking area by walking through the facility. The product center has a range of Iya region and specialty Tokushima products including Iya soba noodles, konnyaku (jelly-like food), sudachi citrus vinegar and creeping plant crafts. Kazurabashitei, a restaurant where you can enjoy dishes using local ingredients is popular for lunch before or after sightseeing. Salt-grilled sweetfish and amago trout sold in the food section are popular as a walking-and-eating gourmet item.

    祖谷美人でテラス席は犬完全お断りと言われ、どうしようかと途方に暮れていたら、かずら橋近くのお土産屋の中にあるお蕎麦屋さんを発見。 セルフサービスなので、外の席に持ち出してから後で器を返していいか聞くと、快諾いただけました。おかげで犬を連れていても、祖谷そばがいただけました。 日曜日の紅葉時期なので、天ぷら系は売り切れていました。優しさと相まって美味しかったです。

  • Toyota Shoten
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Narutoshi Narutochoutosadomariura Takasuna 203-2
    Toyota Shoten is a shop that sells a wide range of delicious local products from Tokushima Prefecture, including full-bodied Naruto Wakame seaweed and sweet-tasting Naruto Kintoki sweet potatoes. The hand-made dried fish, which is produced in-house, is especially popular. It is made using fish caught locally, which have developed particularly lithe bodies as a result of having to swim in the fierce Naruto whirlpools; each fish is prepared and dried with painstaking attention to detail. Besides sea-bream, barracuda, horse mackerel, chub mackerel and golden cuttlefish, Toyota Shoten also sells dried fish made from a variety of other seasonal fish species. Eat-in service is available; visitors can ask to have fish that they have just purchased in the shop cooked for them on the premises.
  • River Station West-West
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Yamashirochounishiu 1468-1
    Located at the border of Tokushima and Kochi prefectures, this tourism center has an inviting wooden main building, a soba shop made from a renovated 200-year old civilian home, and a deck with the panoramic view of Oboke Gorge. You can go down to Yoshino River—supposedly among the “World’s Fiercest Rapids” —and ride in an 8-person rubber raft for some rafting. The facilities are comprehensive with a ramen restaurant, souvenir shop, outdoor shop, hot showers and a changing room.

    利用。一体何の施設なのだろうか?ラーメン店、アウトドアショップ、ほか。トイレに続く通路は営業していなくて、真っ暗。トイレ目的だったので、十分な施設。

  • IL RÒSA Sogo Tokushima Branch
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    4.0
    9 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Terashimahonchounishi 1-5 Sogo in Tokushima B1F/Food Hall Kitaguchi (Tokushima Station side)
    IL RÒSA is a popular pastry shop with 20 stores in Tokushima, Kagawa, and Hyogo. The IL RÒSA Sogo Tokushima shop on the first basement floor of Sogo Tokushima department store has a cafe in addition to selling pastries. Try the cookies, cakes, and French galettes made fresh in their bakery every morning. The staff researched how to make their authentic galettes on the ground in France. The sandwiches on the Sogo Tokushima shop’s original menu are also popular.

    イルローザのすぐ横に徳島県観光案内所があります。そこで簡単なアンケートに答えると「踊る宝島パスポート」がまらえます。イルローザ全店で使える割引があります。県外客ならぜひご利用を。

  • Ai Yashiki Okumura
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Itanogunaizumichou Tokumei Maezunishi 179
    Heading along the Yoshino River from the Tokushima Expressway Aizumi Interchange you’ll find Ai Yashiki Okumura. Aizumi is an indigo town known by the name “Japan Blue.” Indigo dyed items made by town artisans like bags, hats, parasols, and tapestries are sold here and they regularly hold exhibitions of the artisans’ work. Next door is Aizumicho Historical Museum, which occupies the remodeled residence of the Okumura merchant family originally built around 1808. They also hold indigo workshops where you can make original dyed items.
  • Atelier-ichi Clement Store
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    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Terashimahonchounishi 1-6-1 Tokushima Station Clement Plaza B1
    Atelier-ichi is located in the first floor basement of Clement Plaza annexed to JR Tokushima Station. This store is famous for Kintoki Sweet Potato product, a specialty of Tokushima, which are popular as souvenirs for their natural sweetness. This confection was conferred the title of Masterpiece Product of Tokushima, and is the winner of the 25th National Confectionary Exposition Honor Award. The rare cheesecake and Awa Karinto sweets are tourist favorites also. Atelier-ichi sells certified halal pound cake and roll cake.
  • Atelier Paysanne
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Itanogunitanochou Kawabata Wakaouji 35-1
    Atelier Paysanne is a Western-style confectionary located between the Itano Interchange on the Takamatsu Expressway and JR Awa-Kawabata Station. This shop takes great care with its ingredients and uses no leavening agents or preservatives. Its cakes are unique for using Awa Wasanbon Sugar, and its roll cakes are especially well-liked for their moist sweetness. Its cream puffs and cheesecake have also received high marks from customers. Its doughnuts, which have locally grown seasonal fruit mixed into the batter, make especially good souvenirs.
  • Hallelujah Sweets Kitchen
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    16 Reviews
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    Tokushima Pref. Itanogunmatsushigechou Hiroshima Kitakawamukaiyonnokoshi 30
    The Hallelujah Sweets Kitchen, known for its Tokushima Prefecture specialty and Kintoki sweet potato confections, is run by the confectionery company Hallelujah. Confectionery production can be observed through a glass adjoining the factory to the shop. You can enjoy freshly made sweets at the Blue Note Cafe or join in a sweets making workshop (reservations needed), popular with families.

    徳島では歴史ある金長まんじゅうを作っている風景を見ることができました。分かり切ってはいましたが、ほとんど機械による自動運転で見学といっても味気なさを感じます。見学後にはお土産販売コーナーがあり、金長まんじゅうや特産のなると金時を使ったスイーツなども購入できます。お洒落な建物でカフェとしての雰囲気はいいかと思いますが団体客が来ると騒がしくて落ち着かないと思います。

  • AEON MALL Tokushima
    Shopping
    Tokushima Tokushima-shi Minamisuehirocho 4-1
  • Youme Town Tokushima
    Shopping
    Tokushima Itano-gun Aizumicho Okuno Higashi Nakazu 88-1
  • Ogata Shoten
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Narutoshi Narutochoutosadomariura Fukuike 65-6
    This souvenir shop is located at Senjojiki next to Uzu no Michi promenade under the Onaruto Bridge. It offers the “big three” of Tokushima specialties, namely Naruto Strait wakame (edible brown seaweed), sudachi citrus, and Naruto Kintoki sweet potatoes, as well as other items such as indigo-dyed products and Otani pottery. Visitors can also enjoy Tokushima favorites such as Tokushima ramen at the shop, which is conveniently open year-round.

    渦の道にいった後に、徳島ラーメンのノボリを見つけ、鳴門公園方面に行き、こちら入店しました。徳島ラーメンは、普通でした。

  • Monzen Ichibangai
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Narutoshi Oasachoubandou Nishiyamada 23
    This convenient shop offers advice on items for making pilgrimages, souvenirs, and meals. It opens at 7 a.m., making it convenient for early-morning pilgrims. The barrier-free shop also has a nursing room and provides hot water for preparing baby formula. The staff even provides courteous advice on etiquette for pilgrimages to the temple.
  • ISLAND
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Narutoshi Narutochoutosadomariura Takasuna 186-16 Resort Hotel in Moana Coast
    This natural sundries shop offers a large range of chic sundries. Visitors can also try marine crafts (crafting items with seashells and other things from the ocean) at a beach house on Oge Island, Naruto City. Participants can craft one of more than 10 items including picture frames, wreathes, aroma gel candles, phone straps, and more. It is possible to participate without a reservation as long as there is a vacancy and a staff member is available. However, we recommend making reservations as the establishment is often crowded on weekends and during summer and other long vacations.
  • aalto coffee
    Shopping
    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Sakonibanchou 18-12
    This coffee roaster is famous in Tokushima. Popular with coffee aficionados, the shop fills many orders by mail from people who live far away. The coffee shop offers both blends and single origin coffee, which customers can also partake in the shop. The picture book “Kohi no Ehon” created by the shop’s owner Yuji Shono and illustrator Mariko Hirasawa has earned a reputation as being the world’s easiest-to-understand picture book on how to make coffee.
  • Ikezoe Kamaboko
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    Tokushima Pref. Tokushimashi Saiwaichou 3-100
    This kamaboko (a type of processed seafood) shop founded in 1910 carries a full range of popular products. They are best known for their high-grade kamaboko, which are carefully crafted one at a time with the best ingredients. Fine adjustments are made to the kamaboko to match the temperature and weather that day. Their take chikuwa, a local variant of chikuwa fish cake served on a bamboo stick, a wide variety of fried kamaboko, and fish katsu, a breaded and fried fish cake, have high reputation. Their fish katsu has even been selected by ANA for meal services on international flights.
  • Roadside Station Hina no Sato Katsuura
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Katsuura Town, Tokushima Pref.
    This roadside station features a popular shop that offers original Katsuura products such as sweets made with mandarin oranges, a local specialty; and sweetfish named “Tachikawa Taro” by Hachisuka clan, the lord of the Tokushima domain. The farmer’s market, which is stocked with fresh local fruits and vegetables, is also popular. Other facilities include an udon shop offering authentic handmade Sanuki udon noodles and a café offering items made with locally-grown ingredients.

    よってね市の隣にあります。こちらは食事や休憩もできるようです。春はとなりでビックひな祭りが開催されるようです。

  • Wakayama Shoten
    Shopping
    Naruto Park in Tokushima Prefecture Naruto Park Senjojiki
    This shop and restaurant located just in front of the Onaruto Bridge and the Naruto Strait whirlpools offers delicious food and souvenirs from Tokushima, Naruto, and Setouchi. It offers set meals and seasonal items made with fresh seafood, Horakuyaki (a local Ehime dish of seafood steamed in an earthenware pan), tai ikezukuri (red snapper sashimi prepared alive) served on a boat-shaped dish, and more. We recommend making reservations for meals. It also carries a full range of souvenirs made from Naruto wakame, a local brand of brown edible seaweed notable for its thickness and its chewy texture.

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The southeastern corner of Shikoku is home to Tokushima prefecture, a region celebrated for its luscious nature and the nation’s favorite Awa Odori, an energetic dance to which an annual summer festival has been dedicated. Keeping the upbeat tempo, whirlpools excite the Naruto sea off Tokushima, while inland, dramatic cliffs line the Iya Valley, promising unrivaled views of vast and vibrant scenery.

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