Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Konpeito Museum Yao

At the Konpeito Petit Museum, learn all about this unique Portugese candy and try making it yourself.

Basic information

Konpeito is a kind of sugar candy that was imported to Japan from Portugal in the 16th century. A visit to this museum includes many activities like meeting the manager of the Konpeito Petit Museum, who is dressed like a Portuguese of old, and asking him why the candy has such a unique shape and how to make it. You can also join the Museum's program to bake "karumera," a Japanese traditional sugar confectionery, and draw a picture with colorful sugar powder. At the Museum shop, Japanese traditional confectionery items are available at reasonable prices. It is recommended that you visit Konpeito Museum in groups of 10 persons or more.

  • Location

    〒 581-0038 2-88 Wakabayashicho, Yao-shi, Osaka
  • Average Time

    1hour and up
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  • Closed

    Weekends and holidays (weekend and holiday reception available with advance reservation)
  • Open

    Monday - Friday
    9:00 - 17:00 (factory tours)
  • Price

    Kompeito factory tour: ¥1500
    Sugar art class: ¥1100
    *All items intended for groups of 10 or more (advance reservation required)
  • Directions

    5-minute walk from Yaominami Station on the Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line.
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  • Tour guide

    Reservation required by the day from 60 days to 3 days before the visit day.
    Capacity per viewing:Yao factory: 10 persons and over, Sakai factory 3 persons and over

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