Updated: February 25, 2019
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Sake Tasting & Tour at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum in Kyoto!

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Ever wondered how sake is made? And what better city to try it in than traditional and breath-taking Kyoto. You can get a tour and sake tasting at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum in Fushimi, Kyoto.

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Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

The Gekkeikan Sake Brewery was founded in 1637 and is now under the management of its 14th leader. They now produce more than just sake, they also produce liqueurs and shochu as well, in addition to importing beer and wine.
Did you know that "sake" or "osake" only means alcohol in Japanese? In Japanese, it is referred to as "nihonshu", which translates to Japanese alcohol.

Information

Where? 247 Minamihama-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City

How Much?
Adults: 300yen;
Children aged 12-17: 100yen;
Children aged 0-1: Free

When?
9:30 AM- 4:30 PM
(Closed on New Year Holidays & O-Bon Festival in August)

Sake Brewery

The self-guided tour has English explanations throughout the museum.
In addition to the tour, you can try the crispest, freshest sake you'll ever have the chance to try!
What sets the Gekkeikan sake apart is the quality of the rice and of the water that is used. These ingredients are essential to delicious tasting sake.
A sake tasting after the tour is included in the ticket price! Treat yourself!
Their sake is worldwide famous as interest in Japanese culture and cuisine is growing. What is great about sake is that it is compatible with all kinds of Japanese cuisine, and sushi goes without saying.

Finally...

To know more about the Gekkeikan sake and its history, please watch the video below.
Lili Wanderlust
I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.

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