Sasa-Dango Making Experience


Try your hand at making "sasa-dango," a beloved Niigata dessert. You'll learn the art of preparing these delightful treats from scratch under the guidance of a skilled sasa-dango cook.

Sasa-dango are a kind of dumpling made from mugwort with a filling of sweet red bean paste wrapped in aromatic bamboo grass. They have been a staple Niigata dessert since long ago, and continue to be one of the region’s definitive dishes.

HOME HOME NIIGATA offers an immersive experience teaching visitors the age-old skill of making sasa-dango from a master. You’ll learn the intricate process of kneading the dumplings, wrapping the sweet bean paste, and more, enjoyable for both children and adults alike. They take pride in sourcing their ingredients with the utmost care, primarily from local suppliers. At the end, you'll be able to savor the freshly steamed sasa-dango you made.

General Information

Directions5 min. walk from Doichi Station on the JR Iiyama Line
Car ParkAvailable
Opening TimesIncluding a preferred time slot is optional when making a reservation
Prices4,400 yen per person
*Please check the official website for details.
NotesParticipation requirement: 2 or more people.
Duration: Approx. 2 hours.


Telephone Number025-755-5080