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Hokkaido Konbukan

32-1 Togeshita, Kameda-gun, Nanae-cho 041-1102, Hokkaido
+81 138-66-2000
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Delicious sea kelp to try!

This is more of a place to buy sea kelp product plus you get to learn a little bit about sea kelp... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Hobart, Australia
via mobile
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32-1 Togeshita, Kameda-gun, Nanae-cho 041-1102, Hokkaido
+81 138-66-2000
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is more of a place to buy sea kelp product plus you get to learn a little bit about sea kelp as well as its benefits. Definitely touristy and overwhelming at times, nevertheless the fact that you get to try a little bit of...More

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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...More

1  Thank bouton12
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.

1  Thank RobinChoong
Reviewed 4 May 2016


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1  Thank KenBessent
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...More

3  Thank Andrew1234
Reviewed 28 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...More

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What is the most convenient way to get to Konbukan from Hakodate Station? Thank you.
10 July 2015|
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