Tours in Fukushima

Ouchi-juku Time Slip & Soba Making ExperienceTravel back in time, 300 years, to the post town of Ouchi-juku for a traditional cooking experience to learn how to make Fukushima Prefecture's famous soba (buckwheat) noodles from scratch!


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¥3,800per person

2 hours


Learn how to make soba from scratch with translated explanations
Eat and enjoy your handmade soba
Learn about the history and culture of Ouchi-juku from a guide while walking and checking out a museum


On this tour, you’ll get to stroll the quaint streets of this former post town, which is incredibly well preserved from its heyday during the Edo period, while learning about its history from a guide. At the rows of souvenir stores, you can browse local goods while sampling pickled foods and sake. For lunch, you’ll make your own soba noodles from scratch, which you’ll be able to eat alongside the famous Ouchi-juku specialty of “negisoba.” Afterwards, you'll get a panoramic view of the townscape and check out a museum where you'll learn about the locals' fascinating way of life during the Edo period from the guide. Soba is a beloved Japanese dish that few know how to make. Take the opportunity to master it!

Ouchi-juku is a one-of-a-kind scenic town boasting streets lined by rare Edo period architecture. The roofs of the buildings are still made using traditional straw thatching, making it truly feel like you've traveled back in time to ancient Japan. In recent years, eating soba noodles with a long spring onion as a chopstick has also become popular here.

①Meet the guide at Yunokami-Onsen Station and head to Ouchijuku via bus

②Experience soba making with translated instructions from the guide, and then enjoy your own soba for lunch

③Visit a museum in Ouchijuku and discover more about the locals' way of life during the Edo period from the guide



Tour itinerary

Meet at Yunokami-Onsen Station
Head to Ouchijuku by bus
Soba-making experience
Soba lunch
Visit a museum
Stroll around Ouchijuku and finish the tour
Duration: 5 hours

Important informatoin

Included in price

English-speaking local guide
Soba-making experience
Soba lunch
Museum entrance fee


[Number of participants]
2-8 people

[Bookable Until]
7 days before the tour

Start Point


Ouchi-juku Food Hall Soba Dojo

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100% charged for cancellations

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