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Sample Kobo (food model workshop)食品サンプル創作館さんぷる工房

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Sample Kobo is an experience-type tourist attraction in the Gunjohachiman District, Gifu Prefecture. Located in a 150-year-old building converted from a “machiya” (traditional wooden townhouse), Sample Kobo provides visitors with the opportunity to see, handle, and try their hand at making non-edible food models (of the type used in restaurant window displays in Japan). Advance booking by telephone is needed to participate in the experiential activities. At a price of 900 yen (tax not included) for one item, participants can spend around 20 minutes making model Tempura or ice cream; this activity is very popular with both adults and children. Sample Kobo also has a shop selling lifelike food models in the form of mobile phone charms, fashion accessories, etc., which make great souvenir gifts.

place

Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Hachimanchouhashimotochou 956

phone 0575671870
place

9:00-17:00

Review of Sample Kobo

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Reviewed:2018/04/18 Go for the Food Replica Workshop
Gujo, a small town of Gifu is famous for Odori dance as well as a centre of food replicas. We visited Sample Kobo and our workshop consisted of creating tempura and cabbage. We had fun doing hands-on...
Reviewed:2016/06/04 Beautiful food replicas
Gujo is also a leading producer of food replicas in Japan. Many of the food replicas, used by restaurants to decorate their windows are produced here. Over here, visitors can attend a short workshop...
Reviewed:2015/12/14 Interesting replica shop with mini workshop
We booked a replica workshop to make candy/desert. The place itself is not difficult to locate as Gujohachiman itself is quite a small town.

The workshop was about 10-15 minutes and we were lucky...

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Address

Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Hachimanchouhashimotochou 956 [map]

Phone

0575671870

Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday, New Year's Holiday
Fees
Visit Free
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Available

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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          Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan’s greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture’s traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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