Best Sweets To Buy For Souvenir When You Travel Japan



Getting souvenirs is one of the most fun things to do when you travel. Today I’m going to introduce five sweets for souvenirs which have great taste but you might not have known yet.

1. Tokyo Banana / Tokyo

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Tokyo Banana is one of the most famous souvenir in Japan which has been loved by a lot of people for over 30 years. Inside its sponge cake, it has banana taste cream filling. It comes in a lot of different flavors and different cute package designs.

2. Kiniranu Ringo / Aoyama

If you like apple pies, you will love this Kininaru Ringo as well. You might be really surprised when you cut this, because it has one whole apple inside the pie. You can get them in Aoyama prefecture which is a major product area of apples.

3. Shiroi Koibito / Hokkaido


Shiroikoibito is chocolate sand cookies which is manufactured in Sapporo, Hokkaido. The name of Shiroi Koibito means “white lover” in Japanese comes from white snows that the CEO saw in Hokkaido.

4. Yatsuhashi / Kyoto

Yatsuhashi is one of the most popular sweet souvenir in Kyoto. The outside is soft and chewy like mochi, and they have sweet filling inside (usually sweet red bean paste). As well as Tokyo Banana, Yatsuhashi comes in bunch of different flavors from original anko flavor to chocolate and lamon flavor etc..

5. Chinsuko / Okinawa


Chinsuko is famous biscuit made in Okinawa. They are made from lard and flour and almost same as shortbread, but the point is that they have some unique flavors which use Okinawa’s fruits and vegetables, such as pineapple flavor and sweet potato flavor.