Akashiya Yamakataya あかしや やまかたやてん

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 areAkashiya Honten (in Kinsei-cho), Akashiya Chuo (in front of Kagoshima Central Post Office) and Akashiya JR Kagoshima Chuo Station.

Center of the city (downtown)
Kagoshima sweets

Basic Information

Address 892-8601 鹿児島県鹿児島市金生町3-1 山形屋B1F
Address(English) B1F Yamakataya Departmet Store, 3-1 Kinsei-cho, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Access Approx. 2 minutes’ walk from Asahi-dori streetcar stop
Car Park Yes
Open 10:00am - 7:00pm
Closures Open every day
Links Akashiya Offcial Site


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