top of page


Experience making warabimochi at Kameya Hironaga, Kyoto

Plan Details

Experience making warabimochi at a long-established warabimochi shop in Kyoto.

After the experience, the finished bracken cakes are served with tea.

You can also visit the old-fashioned garden in the house of the master.

- Warabi mochi is a traditional Japanese confectionery, made from bracken flour, water and sugar.

-Warabi mochi is characterised by its sticky texture and is eaten with toppings such as kinako (soybean flour) and kuromitsu (brown sugar).

-Warabi mochi are usually eaten cold, but they are also delicious warmed up.

-Warabimochi are popular with foreigners, but please note that allergies and other allergies should be taken into account.

Set Dates

Every day from 15 January 2024 to 26 December 2025 *To be implemented in the following years.

Plan Price

please enquire

What's included

Warabi rice cake making experience All-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink warabi rice cakes, tea cakes and green tea.

Course Details

Meet at the north ticket gate of Marutamachi Subway Station.

Explanation of the history of strawbaked rice cakes and Kameya Hironaga (30 mins), experience of making strawbaked rice cakes (1.5 hours).

Tasting, introduction to the garden (observing medaka and turtles) (30 minutes) Dismissal: Kyo Gokashiji Kameya Hironaga

Time Required

2.5 hours

Min. # of Participants per Party

1 person

Min. # of Participants

5 people

Max. # of Participants


Closing Date

A week before 18:00,enquiries required

Supported Languages


・Interpretation available on prior request (schedule to be confirmed).

English, Korean, Chinese, Polish, Hebrew, German, Spanish, French, Filipino, Thai

Necessary when making a reservation

(1) Date of implementation

(2) Desired time 

(3) Participant's name 

(4) Contact details

Cancellation Fees

Free cancellation within 72 hours of booking.

3 days to 1 day before the experience date: 20%; on the day: 50 50%. No-show or after thetrip has started: 100%.

Meeting Place & Time

The north ticket gate of Marutamachi Subway Station.

Google MAP

Photo Gallarey

#1 [About Kyoto Sweets Chef Kameya Hironaga]
Hear about warabi mochi from the owner of Gion's long-established Kameya Kiyonaga, who has been a confectionery chef for about 40 years. Hear about the history of warabi mochi and its relationship with Japanese tea culture and the aristocratic culture of the Heian period.

#2 Warabi mochi
Our warabi mochi is made with domestically produced additive-free ingredients, using warabi flour ordered from Nara Prefecture. The chef will tell you directly about how to make it, its characteristics, and its specialties.

#3 Tasting
After experiencing warabi mochi making, you will be able to sample the finished product.

#4 Japanese pond turtle
Lastly, we will take a look at the general's garden at the back of the store.
You can observe a wide variety of killifish, including the Japanese pond turtle, which is endemic to Japan, and other endangered species.




Thank you for your interest in our company.
Please feel free to contact us for any inquiries regarding services and solutions.
A representative will contact you as soon as possible.

bottom of page