We have curated a few great sake tours for you to choose from when you feel like going high on Kampaii!
in your group and learn about the local culture from your guide. Walk off lunch in Meriken Park, a scenic stretch along the waterfront that’s home to the Kobe Port Tower and Kobe Maritime Museum. Explore the area for an hour and make a brief stop at a memorial to victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995. Then take a short train ride from Sannomiya Station to Sumiyoshi Station to visit Kobe’s Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum, where you’ll taste traditional Japanese sake and learn about its 2,200-year history and how it is made.
By the end of the tour, you’ll have a solid grasp on Kobe’s distinctive culture. The tour concludes at Sumiyoshi Station, where train tickets to Sannomiya Station will be distributed.
Go behind the scenes to observe the manufacturing process as your guide describes to you the importance of the rich Japanese soil and the manpower and patience required in creating sake. Learn about the culture and history of the drink, and why its popularity is not limited to only Japan.
Finally, enjoy a sake-tasting session and sample a few of the breweries latest creations before returning to central Tokyo with your guide.
First, step into Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum where you hear a brief history of sake, which has been made by the Gekkeikan company in this part of Kyoto since 1637. See tools used in the traditional brewing process, which involves a combination of water, malt, yeast and steamed rice that produces distinctive sakes.
After seeing the museum, sample three different kinds of sake. Then walk a short distance to a sake specialty shop that carries more than 80 kinds of sake. Take a seat at the bar as the shop owner leads a special sake tasting.
Enjoy a few minutes to check out a local shopping arcade before returning by train to Kyoto station where your tour ends. 宜しくお願い致します。
There are a lot of sake brewery in Hida Takayama area but these sake brewery usually don’t offer English explanation on sake for international taveller. We want them to know how good is sake and there are so many different kinds of sake in Japan. We hope you will enjoy drinking sake in your home country bringing back what you learn sake in Takayama.
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