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My name is Yoko, the lecturer of HIDA COKING CLASS. I have been living in Hida & Takayama area for most of my life, making local food for my family. As I like cooking and am passionate about speaking in English and socializing with people from...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
8-22 Kanamoricho Furukawacho | Meeting Point: Hida Furukawa Station, Takayama 509-4225, Gifu Prefecture
+81 90-2578-9244
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic cooking class , Cooked whole traditional meal and enjoyed eating our creations Staff was fun and well organized Would highly recommend this experience

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TeriB82
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The Hida cooking class was one of the highlights of our group tour of Japan. This is a hands on class during which we cooked then ate a Japanese meal. We enjoyed seeing techniques and using foods not usual for us. The teachers were gracious...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susan F
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Our school group of 17 students had a great experience cooking in the temple late last month. Started off with a personal tour of the Morning Market, a brief walking tour and then lots of cooking and eating. Clear instructions, personable instructors and some great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We had great time doing this cooking class. The women teaching the class were very helpful and forgiving. My husband and I learned a lot about Japanese ingredients and cooking. And the outcome was quite scrumptious!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MsPollyC
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Our small tour group of 12 people had so much fun cooking. The ladies gave us clear instructions and learning the local ingredients. The food was amazing and WE MADE IT!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Like the review of May 2018, we went with a group of 22. Again divided into 3 group and were coached through making a delicious meal which we then enjoyed. We did this in a Buddhist Temple and the priest gave a service after the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

My daughter, grandaughters (teen agers) and I took Yoko”s cooking class together. Not only did we learn how to cook some great Japanese items but we had a blast! Yoko and her assistant have great humor as well as knowledge. One of the best experiences...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Our group of 24 went here to learn the art of Japanese cooking and then to enjoy the fruits of our labor. We were taken into the kitchen and split into 3 groups of 8. Each group had an island on which to work and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank igolfCA
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Takayama is a nice walkable historic city to visit, and our shopping and cooking class was a highlight on our group tour. Yoko and Shingo are fun and personable and very well organized. They and their friendly staff handled all details so there were no...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Last November, a friend and I were on a tour of Japan. One of the planned activities was a cooking class in a shrine in Takayama. What a fun and interesting activitiy. I thought that two hours was a long time for a cooking class,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Janice H
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