Sweet castle (Confectionery Castle) in Inuyama City (Inuyama-shi)


Like something from a dream, Sweet castle (Confectionery Castle) is a museum of confectionery. A 14.2m tall sugar cake,which is said to be the tallest suger cake in the world, waits for you here. This theme park, which is modeled after European castles, is filled with a sweet aroma.

Attractions include `Confectionery Passage` where you can watch the process of confectionery manufacture, `Marchen Path` where you will find confectionery castles and pictures, and a cooking room where you can bake your own original cookies. Adults as well as children will have fun in this wonderful castle. You can also enjoy a `confectionery smorgasbord`, the local speciality `Seiro`.

Hours: Open: 9:30-17:00(weekday), 9:00-18:00(weekend and national holidays),Last admission one hour before closing time. Close: Wednesday & Thursday(it opens during spring. summer and winter holiday season and the Golden Week, i.e. the late April to early May) (It closes for 5 days sometime in mid-December).

Admission: High School & over ¥1200 / 3 years & over ¥900 (Group rates available) Play Room Fee: baking cookies (including drinks), baking buscuit (including drinks), sweets buffet (under 2 yeas-old children: free), wearing a dress (each dress) each are for ¥800.

Restaurant of Cinderella with Lunch Buffet: Ages 13+ ¥1,500, Ages 6-12 ¥1,200, Ages 3-5 ¥800, Ages 0-2 free.

Location and Contact:
Sweet castle (Confectionery Castle)/OKASHI NO SHIRO 1-11 Shinkawa, Inuyama City (Inuyama-shi), Aichi Prefecture (Aichi-ken) 484-0956, Japan [Latitude, Longitude: 35.333219999999997,136.93723900000001] Getting There: 15 min walk from Gakuden (Meitetsu Komaki line), 15 minutes by taxi from KONAN station. TEL: 0568-67-8188 FAX: 0568-67-0347

Website: http://www.okashino-shiro.jp/english.html