Taikenkobo Daigenta


Daigenta offers a hands-on culinary adventure, where you can immerse yourself in the art of crafting traditional Japanese dishes like soba (buckwheat noodles) and sasadango (bamboo leaf dumplings). This interactive workshop is a must-visit for anyone with a passion for Japanese cuisine!

This region has few flatlands and is one of Japan's leading heavy snowfall areas, with rice cultivation in the Uonuma region at its core, and sericulture and weaving as its main industries. Daigenta showcases the unique culinary culture that has developed over generations in the Uonuma region through hands-on experiences.
At Daigenta, you can partake in various activities such as making soba, crafting sasadango, and preparing miso. Skilled instructors will guide you through these experiences, ensuring a fun and worry-free time. One particularly popular activity is soba noodle making! You'll have the opportunity to enjoy freshly ground, hand-rolled, and freshly boiled soba noodles that you make yourself right on the spot.

General Information

Directions20 min. by car from Echigo Yuzawa Station on the JR Joetsu Shinkansen Line
25 min. by Minami Echigo Kotsu bus from the East Exit of JR Echigo Yuzawa Station (get off in front of Daigenta)
15 min. by car from Yuzawa IC on Kanetsu Expressway
Car ParkAvailable
Opening Times9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Open year-round, including winter)
Experience Sessions Start at:
10:00 am / 11:00 am / 12:00 pm / 1:00 pm / 2:00 pm
Soba making experience
1 bowl, 400g (4 servings), 4,400 yen (plus tax)
100g (additional 1 serving): 1,100 yen (plus tax)

Sasadango making experience
1 bowl, 16 pieces, 4,400 JPY (plus tax)

*Prices vary depending on the experience, so please inquire for details.
NotesTo secure your spot, make advance reservations via the CONTACT page on the official website.


NameTaikenkobo Daigenta
Telephone Number025-787-1121