Akashiya Honten あかしや ほんてん

Long-established shop specializes in karukan, a Kagoshima specialty

This karukan shop was established in 1854. Karukan is a simple, moist, mildly sweet confectionary with the distinctive flavor and smoothness of Japanese yam. Karukan manju buns with red bean paste inside and many other seasonal Japanese sweets are also available. Sister shops are Akashiya Yamakataya, Akashiya Chuo and Akashiya JR Kagoshimachuo Station.

Center of the city (downtown)
Kagoshima sweets

Basic Information

Address 892-0828 鹿児島県鹿児島市金生町4-16
Address(English) 4-16 Kinsei-cho, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Access Approx. 2 minutes’ walk from Asahi-dori streetcar stop
Open 9:00am - 6:00pm
Closures Open every day
Links Akashiya Offcial Site
TripAdvisor EN


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