Arima koukenn dou (有馬光栄堂) Sweets

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Arima koukenn dou (有馬光栄堂) is a traditional Japanese-style confection store, located near Machinami kouryu center (町並み交流センター) in Machinami area. It was established at the end of the Edo period.  In the past, there were a lot of stores selling Japanese sweets, but now only Arima koukenn dou survives.

Look out for this sign on the main street in Omori.

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The store specializes in two kinds of Japanese sweets. One is “Getanoha (げたのは)”, which is recgnized as a  brand of Oda city. It is baked from flour and brown sugar.

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The other sweet is  called “Ginzan Ame”, or silver mine candy.  It’s a soy bean candy. You can try them as food samples. And you can drink green tea for free. A lot of famous people have visited the store. For example, actors, reporters and comedians.

Arima koukenn dou (有馬光栄堂)

TEL: 0854-89-0629

Address: 141 Omori Oda(島根県大田市大森町ハ141)

9:00 am~17:00pm

Open throughout the year

Payment: You can’t pay by credit card, so you pay by cash.

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