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Learn how to shape and lay out the sushi

Learn how to shape and lay out the sushi

Different toppings available for all tastes

  • Learn how to shape and lay out the sushi
  • Different toppings available for all tastes

Sasazushi (Bamboo Sushi) Making Experience

Sasazushi (‘bamboo sushi’) holds a special place in the hearts of the people of Itoigawa. Rustic-yet-colorful, this simple dish of vinegar rice topped with pickled vegetables, nuts and other local produce served atop a bamboo leaf is a common sight on festival days and other special occasions.

At the Jōnan Regional Community Center in Nou Valley, local mothers offer classes to locals and visitors alike, sharing their knowledge about this traditional, local delicacy.

Time: 90 min
Limit: 10 – 30 people
Fee: 1,500 yen per person
Book at least 10 days in advance
※Instruction given in Japanese, bring an interpreter if needed

AddressJōnan Regional Community Center 248 Maki, Itoigawa
Contact InfoItoigawa City Tourism Association itoigawa-kanko@ae.wakwak.com
Business Hours9:00
Days ClosedClosed Tue, Closed Mon & Thu in Jan & Feb
Parking & Transit InfoParking Available / 6.5 km from Nō Station / 3 min walk from Maki-chūō Bus Stop (Nou Line)