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Kashiya Yokocho / Candy Alley 

Kawagoe Travel Kashiya Yokocho _ Candy Alley

Kashiya yokocho Candy alley Is a little shopping street, lined with stores selling different Japanese traditional sweets and cakes. 

Kashiya Yokocho has been manufacturing confectionery since the beginning of the Meiji era. It began to manufacture and supply sweets on behalf of Tokyo, which was damaged by the Great Kanto Earthquake, and it is said that about 70 vendors lined up in the early Showa period.

Currently, there are more than 20 stores in a row, and it is a popular spot not only for children but also for adults who miss the Showa era. The atmosphere created by Yokocho and the downtown-style sweets such as candy and rice crackers have increased the number of fans seeking nostalgia and are visited by many people.

In 2001, it was selected as one of the “100 Kaori Scenery Selections” conducted by the Ministry of the Environment because of the atmosphere created by Yokocho and the nostalgic atmosphere of downtown-style sweets.

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Just like you, we are foreigners from all around the world.

When we first arrived in Tokyo, we all found this city to be overwhelming, not sure where to begin.

During the years that we have lived here in Japan, we have discovered and visited countless famous tourist attractions as well as unique and underground places.

We are now proud to say that we are experts of Japan and would love to share the knowledge with all of you!

 

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