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Address: 32-1 Togeshita, Kameda-gun, Nanae-cho 041-1102, Hokkaido
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Great shop with plenty of things to sample

Although the short film and museum are all in Japanese, as a non-Japanese speaker i still thought it was worth visiting for the shop. It's large and has a huge variety of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Although the short film and museum are all in Japanese, as a non-Japanese speaker i still thought it was worth visiting for the shop. It's large and has a huge variety of interesting products to sample. No English on the product signs either, which makes it quite an adventure!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The visit was started with a short movie in a sphere liked dome, in Japanese of course. And the rest was the free tastings of konbu (sea weed) products and selling of merchandises.

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Aomori, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

"Feel and Experience Everything about Kelp" is the motto of this unique attraction located outside of Hakodate (and convenient to those driving in the direction of Sapporo). The museum helped convey the importance of kelp cultivation to Japanese diet and the long history of the industry. The community market offered a vast array of kelp samples and products. I particularly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Interesting museum worth visiting as konbu is a big industry and most of the best come from Hokkaido and shipped to rest of Japan. Nice overhead screen introduces Hokkaido’s konbu industry – worth seeing. Other displays also helps to understand that industry better; learn about the sex life of the konbu – yes, the sperm has to fertilize the seed... More 

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