Sake Brewery Tour

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JPY 6,100~
Start at
9:00AM~
1:00PM~
Start at
9:00AM~
1:00PM~
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Discover how sake is made through a 123 years old brewery tour

Sake has been playing such an important role for the folk’s life in Japan since as far as a history book can go back not just as an alcoholic beverage but also as a sacred drink considered to be gifted by the nature gods. It tastes wonderful when you know nothing about it, but it tastes even better when you have the knowledge of it. And that’s what you’ll gain from this firsthand sake experience.

Tour Details

1.Be met by a host who runs the brewery to learn what sake is to the Japanese and how it’s brewed. (20 min.)

sake guidance
video clip

2.Watch a video clip that shows how sake is brewed in a traditional way. (15 min.)

3.Go inside the production site to learn how sake is made in a modern way in this facility. (60 min.)

factory tour
tasting

4.Taste sake on different conditions in terms of rice polishing ratio, temperature, aging period and containers. (30 min.)

5.You can buy a bottle of sake brewed at the factory on your way out. (10min.)

shopping

Important notice

  • ・We highly recommend that you bring a jacket or some sort to put on even on a hot day as the brewery is always kept cool.
・For a tour during a sake making season (September ~ May), please avoid the following activities because they would disrupt the fermentation taking place in the factory.
1.eating natto (sticky fermented soybeans) and yogurt from the day before the tour
2.wearing strong perfume on the day of the tour
3.wearing high heels for a safety reason

Overview

Tour Price
2 people 6,900 yen p.p
3 people 6,700 yen p.p
4 people 6,500 yen p.p
5 people 6,300 yen p.p
6 people 6,100 yen p.p
Tour Style
Private
Departs & Finish
Kyoto Station (or your hotel in the central part of the city)
Visits
A sake brewery in Fushimi ward
Nearest station
Bus stop Nishiotesuji
Transportation
Kyoto city bus
Travel time
40 minutes (one way)
Staying time at the venue
Less than 2.5 hours
Age restriction
From 20 years old ※Minors can join the tour as long as they don’t drink sake.
Price
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Req. per Booking
2-6 guests
Req. to Run Tour
2 guests
Included
Transportation fee, guiding fee, sake for tasting, travel insurance

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Remarks

  1. Depending on operational circumstances, certain tour dates may be cancelled, or tour operation may cease entirely.
  2. At the meeting point, please show your reservation confirmation sheet in any form.
  3. Guests are asked to read the Booking Policy & Terms & Conditions before booking.