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Spring Asakusa Tour
- Making Kaminari-okoshi / Water bus -


Enjoy making Kaminari-okoshi and riding on a water bus !
Kaminari-okoshi is a traditional sweet rice puff which is a specialty of Asakusa.

First, you will ride on the water bus from Hinodesanbashi to Asakusa. Then, you will walk to the Kaminari 5656 chaya through the Kaminarimon-gate and actually make Kaminari-okoshi by yourselves.

After the tour ends, you can enjoy walking to the Sensoji-temple and the Nakamise-avenue on your own. (It's only a 1-minute walk from the Kaminari 5656 chaya.)

※Please note that this tour is for international students, researchers and their family members of Utokyo Kashiwa campus.


March 11th,  2016 (Friday)

Visiting Course

JR Hamamatsucho station (12:15 p.m.) → Water bus (from Hinodesanbashi to Asakusa) Making Kaminari-okoshi at the Kaminari 5656 chaya in Asakusa→ Dismiss at the Kaminari 5656 chaya (around 16:00 p.m)


Meeting Time/ Place

12:15 p.m. / JR Hamamatsucho station ticket gate(south entrance)


The meeting place is here.

Participation Fee 400 YEN 

* Please meet up after having lunch.

*This tour won't be cancelled in case of rain.

* The tour ends at the Kaminari 5656 chaya.


Capacity : 32 applicants



Ingredients of Kaminari-okoshi are rice, wheat, starch syrup, sugar, margarine, and peanuts. It can also be made even without margarine or peanuts. Please make sure that you have no allergy to them.


Children (under 10 years old) are not provided with the cooking kit.
If children make Kaminari-okoshi with the parents, please take care they don't get burned.



Please apply from the online form below.

Application period is over. Thank you.

February 8th (Mon) 10:00 – February 19th (Fri) 17:00


(on a first-come-first-served basis.)





Updated: Feb. 12, 2016


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