Souvenirs are indispensable when you go out for business trips or business trips to Japan. There are surely many people who do not know which one to buy from a lot of various souvenirs when visiting Himeji . In order to solve that problem, this article will introduce Himeji's souvenir for your important person, family and friends! These souvenirs can be purchased around the station, so it's very convenient!
A souvenir you can not stop buying at Himeji!
1. Sweet snacks of sesame · Kamon Bar
"KAMON BAR /カモンバー, a new product by collaboration of Harima High School students from Hyogo Prefecture and Japanese confectionery shop "Kineya/杵屋". This sweets are made from sesame seeds with syrup, you can taste sweets from inside the cookies. There are five tastes you can enjoy: black sesame, ginger soy sauce, honey, miso and green tea. Also, in the beautiful bag, there is a sticker of five crests of Ikeda family, Honda, Matsudaira, Sakakibara family, Sakai family who were principals of Himeji Castle.
Number and Price: 10 sheets in 2 bags 700 yen (excluded the tax)
2. A set of strawberry and rice crackers and shrimp crackers, Ippuku rice crackers Hangetsuan
There are two tastes of Amauo strawberry + rice crackers and shrimp cracker. Characteristics of Amauo strawberry and rice crackers have a cute heart-shaped. Strawberry's fragrance drifts, and gentle sweetness is packed full of strawberry flavour. Also, the taste of shrimp crackers was deep and crispy texture. The salty is also good, so it is recommended that you can not compare any rice crackers.。
Number and price: 2 packages per box 550 yen (excluded the tax)
3. Baumkuchen Roll Cake - Shosha sen'nensugi
Shosha sen'nensugi is a Baumkuchen with the flavour the almond butter. The topping has a plenty of caramelized roasted almonds, with the shed in rich of Ogura Bean with Yuzu cream. Perfect for everyone, from children to elderly people because it is gentle sweetness and moist texture, Please cut into one piece for having a nice bite!
Number and price: 1 roll cake 1,296 yen (tax included)
4. Jelly of Japanese confectionery - Shirasagi tenbu
Shirasagi tenbu is a jelly Japanese sweet , with the two kinds of types: "Murasaki Jukō/紫珠光" with the azuki beans paste and "Tokoyo-ka/常世香" with plenty of plums . The sweet taste drifts to the whole jelly, and Murasaki Jukō`s jelly is chewy and has a taste of strong bean paste inside the jelly . The Tokoyo-ka`s one has a refreshing taste like plum. I recommend you to make it as a souvenir since they wrap them very nice and beautifully. This sweet will match perfectly with Matcha!
Number and Price: 8 pieces: 1,080 yen, 12 pieces : 1,620 yen, 16 pieces : 2,100 yen (tax included)
5. Manju and Oshiro yaki with Himeji Castle shaped
Oshiro yaki /お城やきis a cake with the shape of Himeji Castle with the bean paste in it. Domestic honey is abundantly used in fluffy dough and sweetness is about right. Because it is possible to purchase even from 1 piece, I recommend it to those who would like to enjoy the famous Japanese sweets of Himeji.
Number and Price: 1 piece 86 yen, 6 pieces 540 yen, 10 pieces 864 yen (tax included)
Don't worry！Even you do not have time,you can buy them in near the station!
- Store name: Piore Himeji Omiyage Kan (ピオレ姫路おみやげ館)
- Opening Hours: 8: 30-20: 00
- Address: 222, Tofu-cho, Himeji City , Hyogo Prefecture 〒 670-0912
- Access: Directly connected to JR Himeji station, 1 minute walk from Sanyo train Himeji station to south
TIPS: Wagashi or Japanese Sweet Special Shop Near Himeji Station
Iseya Honten has about 300 years history as Japanese-style confectionery shop. Their specialty "Tamatsubaki 玉椿" is shaped like camellia flower as its name. The yellow colored sweet bean paste is wrapped with moist pale pink mochi or rice cake, and is covered with sugar powder.They use rare kind of sweet beans as the ingredient, which produce the rich scent and the elegant sweetness. You can purchase them in department stores, shopping malls or souvenir shops in Himeji. Why don't you try one to feel Himeji's history?
- Spot name: Iseya Nshinikaicho Honten (伊勢屋 西二階町本店
- Street address: 84, Nshinikaicho Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture 〒 670-0912
- Access: About 10 minutes walk from JR Himeji station