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Suntory Yamazaki Distillery

5-2-1 Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun 618-0001, Osaka Prefecture
+81 75-962-1423
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A Must Visit for Whisky Fans

We booked the tour on the Yamazaki distillery website a month in advance to be assured of the day... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
c2chen
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Something along the way to Kyoto

Some of you might get very disappointed or some might think candy store. We decided to stop by and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom H
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San Francisco, California
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“suntory” (32 reviews)
“gift shop” (23 reviews)
“single malt” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
5-2-1 Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun 618-0001, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 75-962-1423
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"suntory"
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"gift shop"
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"single malt"
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"in advance"
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"make sure"
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"tasting room"
in 17 reviews
"whiskey tasting"
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"audio guide"
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"great tour"
in 12 reviews
"kyoto station"
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"for sale"
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"free tasting"
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"minute walk"
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"paid tour"
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"soda water"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked the tour on the Yamazaki distillery website a month in advance to be assured of the day and time of visit. Getting there from Kyoto station, using the local JR line was a short 15 min commute. From the Yamazaki station we took...More

Thank c2chen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of you might get very disappointed or some might think candy store. We decided to stop by and see what's being offer. We did not book any tour and the self tour was good enough for us. The overall display and history just right...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Book early if you want a tour. But the trip is definitely worth it even without the tour. The Whiskey LIbrary is beautiful, and the highlight is the opportunity to taste the wide variety of top notch Japanese whiskey. The gift shop is great -...More

Thank DrLincoln
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was really excited to visit & wasn’t disappointed by the museum or the tasting. The location of the distillery is majestic & easily rivals the beauty of any of the Scottish Distillery’s we’ve visited. Only downside was the selection on offer in the shop. Rather...More

Thank Chad B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since there are so many visitors it is difficult to book at tour around the distillery, but it is a most of you visit this place. The guided tour is very interesting and at the end there is a whiskey tasting, which is well explained.

Thank seven39
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Osaka, or Japan in general, you MUST go here and check out all their whiskey. I love whiskey, and this distillery will allow you to taste their most expensive aged bottles at a much cheaper price than you'd probably see in...More

Thank Steven F
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't want to give it 5 stars especially since I cannot even buy the Yamazaki 12yrs/18yrs whisky here!!!

Thank wmhtet
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour around the distilery, with a great tasting afterwards. Theu explain everything about the tasting proces.

Thank niels h
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, we couldn’t get booked on the tour as we did leave it late, but we managed to book a visit to the museum instead. The building itself isn’t that stunning but maybe we been spoilt by some of the Scottish distilleries we have visited....More

Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Even if you don't drink; I would recommend giving this a chance. The museum is small, but you learn that the Japanese whisky came about in such an interesting way. fully recommend trying the tasting trays (maximum of 3 choices per person at one time)...More

Thank JoandraC
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Rudy R
31 January 2018|
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Response from Nonnapn | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unfortunately you will not be able to get on a tour but you can try and visit the small museum and the tasting room where you can try the different whisky blends and single malts. I guess you can also get in to the small... More
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Abby A
7 January 2018|
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Response from Mónica M | Reviewed this property |
I never used lockers so I don’t have any information to share
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riotsquad
30 November 2017|
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Response from Mónica M | Reviewed this property |
Kai did not pay for a tour
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