Honke Chikaraken

Founded in the year 1810, for over 200 years Honke Chikaraken has served Miidera Benkei Chikara-mochi within the premises of Otsu’s Miidera Temple. Here we provide the nostalgic, historic tastes of matcha green tea and soft gyuhi mochi, made with refined Japanese sugar and Japanese-made soybean flower. Please stop by for souvenirs and as a part of your visit to Miidera temple.

Address 246, Onjojicho, Otsu-shi, Shiga-ken, 520-0036, Japan (Right next to Bimyoji Temple inside the premises of Miidera Temple)
Access ■By train
10 min. by foot from Keihan 「Miidera Station」
■By car
10 min. from the Meishin Expressway's Otsu Interchange Exit
Parking The Miidera parking lot has a capacity of 350 cars
Contact TEL:077-524-0797
Business Hours 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
For in-store dining: 9:30 a.m. - (Last orders) 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays
Price Miidera Benkei Chikara-mochi - 2 skewers (tea included): 300 yen (tax included)

Takeout - 5 skewers: 550 yen (tax included)
URL https://tikaraken.com/