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Nakano Udon School

You can enjoy making Sanuki Udon Noodles

  • Take a picture with the udon you made!Take a picture with the udon you made!
  • Making udon noodlesMaking udon noodles

You can enjoy making the famous Sanuki udon noodles yourself at a school located at the foot of Kotohira-gu Shrine, which is known as a spiritual spot. This famous activity has been in the media on many occasions.
The instructor teaches udon-making in detail starting with the kneading of the dough. The dough is then rolled out with a special rolling pin, boiled, and eaten – all the steps are covered! You can enjoy the full experience, including the special "foot kneading" and udon cutting. (A rolling pin, secret recipe and completion certificate are provided as gifts at the end).
You can eat your own udon, together with dishes such as tempura or chirashi-zushi. Many foreign visitors have taken the class, so this experience is highly recommended.

Basic Information

Address 796 Kotohira-cho, Nakatado-gun, Kagawa (The Takamatsu School is located in Nariai-cho, Takamatsu as well)
Telephone Number 0877-75-0001
Website Visit Website (Japanese only)
Business Hours Udon making classes 9:00 - 15:00
*Shop hours 8:30 - 18:00
*Reservations are required the day before (min 2 people)
Closed Open all year round
Fee 1,400 yen per person (tax not included) (group of 15-500 people)
1,600 yen per person (tax not included) (group of 2-14 people)
*The udon you make can be taken home (when making a reservation, please state your preference)
Time Required Approx. 40-50 minutes (udon making only)
Approx. 90 minutes (udon making, meal, shopping)
Directions ■By Rail
Approx. 45 minutes from JR Takamatsu Station on Yosan Line or Dosan Line to JR Kotohira Station. Approx. 10 minutes walk from JR Kotohira Station
■By Car
Approx. 15 minutes from Zentsuji IC by car
Approx. 40 minutes from Takamatsu airport by car
Parking Paid parking available
*Large buses accepted (paid parking)
Notes Capacity 2-500 people

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