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Yamadaya (Miyajima Main Store) やまだ屋 宮島本店

This snack shop has been in operation for over 70 years and offers momiji manju. Momiji manju is a maple-leaf shaped bun with jam filling. Momiji is the name for the Japanese maple tree and its leaves, well-known for their distinctive shape. Viewing them during spring or autumn season is a popular pastime among locals and visitors alike. Manju is a traditional pastry with sweet bean filling, a popular treat in Japan. At Yamadaya, visitors are offered the experience to make their very own momiji manju and may also purchase souvenirs from the shop.

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Momiji Manu: such a cute and delicate looking treating, Healthy treat, and beans are excellent brain food.

Manju are one of the most traditional Japanese treats - and I think the momiji ones are the best of all! The fact that this place has been in operation as long as it has is probably testament to why their stuff is so delicious. Try them!!

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