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Konnyaku Park

Learn, taste, and shop konnyaku at this foodie paradise located in Gunma, the konnyaku capital of Japan!

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Themeparks

Making up for 90% of production in Japan, Gunma Prefecture is one of the most famous producers of konnyaku. It’s also home to a konnyaku specialty park, a veritable “mecca” for konnyaku lovers.

Inside the themepark you’ll find a factory where you can see three different spots, the “ita” (board-style) konnyaku production line, the “shirataki” (noodle-style) konnyaku production line and the “dessert” production line. Your tour starts with a video and introduction of the many intricate machine parts that require an extra-close eye to understand, as well as an all-encompassing overview at the end to make you a full-fledged master of konnyaku! For an even deeper dive you can try your hand at an interactive workshop. Be sure to reserve before 1:00pm the day before to secure a slot for 2 or more.

Other popular attractions include the free konnyaku cooking, sweets buffet, the “Foods Market” with plenty of fresh Gunma produce, or even the 500-yen as-much-as-you-can-cram konnyaku corner.

In the park you’ll even find an “ashiyu” (foot bath) area to kick back and rest your feet over a nice warm soak. (Only open on weekends as of July 2021).

Highlights

  • Enjoy a chance to tour a real konnyaku factory.
  • The all-you-can-cram konnyaku corner is an especially popular spot to stock up on souvenirs.
  • Homemade konnyaku workshops available (advance reservation required)
  • Konnyaku dishes and dessert buffet available (free)
  • Colorful array of Gunma-produced veggies and fruits for sale.

Photos

  • “Konnyaku Park” an absolute paradise for konnyaku lovers!

    “Konnyaku Park” an absolute paradise for konnyaku lovers!

  • “Manan-chan”, the rabbit mascot waiting to greet you.

    “Manan-chan”, the rabbit mascot waiting to greet you.

  • A buffet-style spread of delicious, healthy foods.

    A buffet-style spread of delicious, healthy foods.

  • Factory filled with fascinating displays of how konnyaku products are made!

    Factory filled with fascinating displays of how konnyaku products are made!

  • The Foods Markets inside the park is filled with locally made fresh fruits and veggies to shop.

    The Foods Markets inside the park is filled with locally made fresh fruits and veggies to shop.

  • Untama Shrine, which enshrines a konnyaku potato once called “Untama”

    Untama Shrine, which enshrines a konnyaku potato once called “Untama”

Reviews

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  • Wo Plum99

    沒有到這裡來參觀,還真的不知道蒟蒻有這麼多吃法變化。

  • Scully

    來這裡可以參觀蒟蒻的製作過程,還可以學到一些有趣的知識。

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Details

Name in Japanese
こんにゃくパーク
Postal Code
370-2202
Address
204-1 Obata, Kanramachi, Kanragun, Gunma
Tel
0274-60-4100
Admission
Entrance and Buffet are free
※Handmade Konnyaku Workshop requires a separate fee. The all-you-can-cram konnyaku corner costs 500 yen.
Regular Closures
Open every day
※Temporary closures may occur to performance maintenance. Please be sure to check before visiting.
Open Hours
Weekdays: 9:00am to 4:30on (admission closes at 4:00pm)
Weekends and Holidays: 9:00am to 5:30 pm (admission closes at 5:00pm)
※Please note that park hours may be subject to change.
※Dec. 31st to Jan. 3rd: Admission ends at 4:00pm and park closes at 5:00pm.
※Please call at least one day in advance for groups of 30 or more.
Access
(1) Take the Joshin-etsu Expressway and drive for approx. 10 minutes after taking the Tomioka IC exit
(2) Approx 30 min. drive from Takasaki Station on the JR Shinkansen Line.
(3) Approx 10 min. drive from Joshu-Fukushima Station on the Joshin Dentetsu Line.
(4) Approx 15 min. drive from Joshu-Tomioka Station on the Joshin Dentetsu Line.
Credit Cards
Accepted
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)