Ikeda Yasubei Shoten Co., Ltd. (Traditional Japanese Chemist)

Try your hand at making the traditional pills made by Toyama’s traditional medicine practitioners!

  • The stately white mortar walls of the exterior

Step inside and you’ll be greeted by a fragrance of traditional medicine that can only be found in an old shop. The shelves are filled with Japanese and Chinese medicines such as Etchu-hangontan, a traditional stomachache remedy that Toyama is known for, along with retro packaging and a variety of medicinal herbs and healthy teas. You can also try your hand at making your own traditional Toyama pills – an experience that is not possible anywhere else in Japan! Make sure you also try a meal at Kenkozen Yakuto, a restaurant on the first floor serving delicious cuisine made with medicinal herbs. See below for details on tours of the facility and making your own pills.
See below for details on tours of the facility and making your own pills.

  • The open-ceilinged interior with exposed columns and beams

  • Rows of products such as Hangontan

  • Roll and roll and roll our traditional ingredients to make your own pills!

Ikeda Yasubei Shoten Co., Ltd. (Traditional Japanese Chemist)

Address 1-3-5 Tsutsumicho-dori, Toyama-shi, Toyama 930-0046
TEL 076-425-1871
Trading hours 9:00-18:00 (restaurant open 11:30-14:00)
Non-trading hours New Year period (restaurant Wednesdays)
Price Free
Access Take the Toyama City Tram bound for Minamitoyamaeki-mae from Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Main Line to Nishichō. 2 minute walk from Nishichō stop.
5 minutes by car from Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Main Line
10 minutes by car from the Toyama Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway
Parking 5 spaces (3 spaces for large vehicles)
Parking fee: Free
Official URL http://www.hangontan.co.jp/
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