8月 14, 2019
Popular Souvenirs In Yamagata! The Best 10 Products You Must Get!
In this article, I will introduce the best 10 souvenirs you might be interested in getting for souvenirs. Before visiting Yamagata, where cherry and rice are the popular products, learn about the souvenirs in Yamagata! One of the clues to have an amazing memory for your trip is to know what you want to get for souvenirs! Get one for your loved ones and make them happy!
Yamagata Cherry Kirara
Many of you might think of cherry when it comes to the local product in Yamagata. Now, this product is made of cherries!
“Yamagata Cherry Kirara” is a jelly with the whole cherry inside. It is quite unique to Yamagata and looks cool and beautiful. You will love it when you try it in summer! Also it lasts for 180 days, so no worries about the date. You can put it onto the Buddhist alter. Why not get one now?
Name: Yamagata Cherry Kirara
Price:81-40 yen (6 pieces)
One of the most popular souvenirs is “Karakara Senbei”. This senbei has an unique looking as the senbei is folded, and contains brown sugar. When you crack it, you will find a toy covered by the Japanese paper. If you don’t know this, you will be so surprised! This unique souvenir will make people happy!
It makes you want to know what’s inside and you will end up getting more! Karakara Senbei – this is what you must get!
Name: Karakara Senbei
Price:81-,080 yen (6 pieces) – individually wrapped
“Juhyou Roman” is one of the most popular items for souvenirs. It is a brown wafer with a hard texture. Inside the wafer has a cream which is not too sweet, and tastes matured. As it is individually wrapped, it is great for souvenirs to your colleagues.
This Juhyou Roman is what everyone knows, so if you are not too sure what you want to get for souvenirs, just buy this one! Juhyou Roman, what people in Yamagata love – make it souvenirs!
Name: Juhyou Roman
Price:1,080 yen (24 pieces) – individually wrapped
From children to adults, everyone loves curry! But Yamagata has a very unique curry, which is called “Cherry Curry”. The colour of cherry is reflected and it looks slightly pink.
The curry itself tastes a little sweet, so although you might not like how it looks, you will sure love the taste! This is the popular souvenir once introduced on media – enjoy your food! If you want to try something different, this is the one!
Name: Cherry Curry
Price:81-48 yen each
What do you think of when it comes to souvenirs in Japan? Here, this is a famous confectionary which goes well with green tea. “Kokyou” is the local confectionary produced by “Kimuraya” in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata. Inside the red bean paste contains mochi being coated by sugar.
The idea of this confectionary comes from the mirror found in Mt.Haguro in the Heian, Kamakura, Edo era. If you love sweets, this must get you! Get one for your neighbours or parents, and they must love it!
Price:81-86 yen (3 pieces)
Oshidori Milk Cake
This is the local product which has been loved by the locals for so long in Yamagata. With a unique retro packaging, “Oshidori Milk Cake” is one of the most popular souvenirs. It has the crispy texture containing milk. Especially kids would love it!
As this uses milk, it contains plenty of calcium. Even kids who dislike milk would love the taste! It has a wide variety of flavours such as blueberry, cherry, pear, and matcha. When you find it in Yamagata, try one!
Name: Oshidori Milk Cake
Price:81-16 yen (9 pieces)
When you choose souvenirs, you might think of the things they would like! Now, if they are grown-ups, you need to get something for adults.
“Noshiume” is the local product of Yamagata that grounded plums are kneaded into agar. A long established confectionary shop “Satouya” offers Noshiume, that only fully ripened plums from Murayama. With a strong smell of plums, it of course tastes plums. If they are a plum lover, they would love it! If you have a chance to visit Yamagata, try this souvenir!
Price:81-00 yen (5 pieces) – individually wrapped
Rusk from Cybele
This is not only in Yamagata, but also nationally recognised as a great souvenir! If you love something sweet, try this “Rusk from Cybele”. This rusk remains a strong flavour of breads, so you might find it different compared to the ordinary rusks.
Other than the plain, they have a wide range of flavours such as chocolait and blueberry. This is nationally recognised, and thus it is suitable literally for any situations. Get one when visiting Yamagata!
Name: Rusk France
Price:81-,200 yen (18 packs x 2 pieces) – Plain M
Usukawa Dadacha Mame Maju
One of the popular items for souvenirs from Yamagata can be Edamame. Plenty of Edamame is used for this local product “Usukawa Dadacha Mame Maju”. The skin of this Manju is fairly thin so that it is fully filled with red bean paste.
With not too sweet flavour, the texture of red bean paste is great! Although it tastes so nice as it is, but trying it after making it cool in the fridge is the best! Why not get one for yourself too?
Name: Usukawa Dadacha Mame Manju
Price:1,215 yen (9 pieces)
White Paris Roll
This is the local sweets with a chewy texture. Produced by Kiyokawaya, “White Paris Roll” is a white roll cake with the fresh milk from Yamagata, but with no egg yolk and butter. The sponge has a chewy texture and the cream inside has a strong taste of milk! What’s more – it contains only low calories, so guilty free!
The whole bit is quite easy to consume by yourself! But just be careful not to eat it up although it is a sweets with low calories. Now just try it if you have a chance to find it in Yamagata!
Name: White Paris Roll
Price:81-,430 yen each
Get What You Like For Souvenirs In Yamagata!
I have introduced the best 10 local products suitable for souvenirs in this article. Did you find any of them interesting? You can just refer to the article when you choose the souvenirs. If you have a chance to visit Yamagata, find an amazing part of Yamagata and enjoy!