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Echizen Soba Village

"Tastes of JAPAN by ANA" is a regional vitalization project that collaborates with the different prefectures in Japan to present the Land of the Rising Sun in all of its diverse glory.

Savor Echizen oroshi soba, a regional specialty of Fukui Prefecture

Echizen oroshi soba, traditional cuisine of Fukui Prefecture, is a refreshing soba noodle dish served in dashi stock and topped with piquant daikon oroshi, or grated Japanese radish. Despite its simplicity, it is popular for its profound taste and also recently as a health food for longevity. There are three ways Echizen oroshi soba is served: serving the dashi stock and daikon oroshi separately; mixing the daikon oroshi into the dashi, and mixing the juice of daikon oroshi into the dashi.

Experience making and tasting your own soba at the home of Echizen soba

Established over 90 years ago, Echizen Soba Village is a soba theme park complete with factory tours, restaurants, and souvenir shops. Its famous oroshi soba is made from buckwheat grown at a directly operated farm. What better place than the home of Echizen oroshi soba to experience making your own soba? Careful instructions using a large monitor make it easy even for first-timers, so the entire family can enjoy making the delectable noodle, which you can taste as soon as it is made.

Location

Name Echizen Soba Village
Web Sites https://www.echizensoba.co.jp/english
Address 7-37 Makara-cho, Echizen-shi, Fukui
Access 15 minutes' bus ride from JR Takefu Station
2 minutes' drive from Takefu IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Business Hours 9:00 to 17:00
Inquiries TEL: 0778-21-0272

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