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Confectioner Yokocho, Kawagoe

(3.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Lose yourself in the Japanese penny candy lane in Confectioner Yokocho, a traditional center of cheap candies and snack foods known as "dagashi." Let your mouth water as you see lollipops, gooey sticks, sweet potato snacks, and roasted rice dumplings, all displayed inside and outside old-style shops. Visitors of all ages can find something in this true, multicolored dagashi paradise of about a dozen antique wooden stores. Browse through multitudes of traditional cheap Japanese candies in Kawagoe, around an hour ride from Tokyo, or 30 minutes from Ikebukuro station to Kawagoe station. Using our world travel planner, Kawagoe attractions like Confectioner Yokocho can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Karinto and IMO very tasty with Calipari. Since the last great souvenirs. Has many small shops, candy store and toy shop also grandmother to squint and enjoyed.
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  • one of the shops that were opened during the snow day when we visited Kawagoe, all the sweet and savoury packages are good as gifts to your loved ones when you get home. 
  • Is a step back in time with retro city fun candy other candy yams and 95 cm-Fu candy bars and souvenir is also good
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