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Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum

4-5-5 Sumiyoshi Minamimachi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-0041, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-822-8907
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At HAKUTSURU SAKE Brewing Co., Ltd., we have opened our old sake brewhouse in its original form to the public as the Sake Brewery Museum. Our hope in doing so is to give visitors a feel of the tradition of sake making that has been carried down...more
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4-5-5 Sumiyoshi Minamimachi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-0041, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This free tour and tasting traces the history of Hakutsuru and the evolution of brewing techniques. Allow about an hour from beginning to end. There is an English pamphlet, and videos to guide you, however the route is somewhat confusing and the extensive displays are...More

Thank Rob W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Disclaimer : I have past knowledge of the sake brewing process. Who is this for? People interested in sake or for people interested in how sake used to be produced. This museum was fantastic. It is a museum displaying and describing how sake is produced...More

Thank James E
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

There's not a lot of signs translated into English but they have provided a app that will translate the signs on your phone for you. There are also screens which tell you all about the sake brewing process which have an English option. There's a...More

1  Thank KuanWai
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We visited here for a few hours reading and interpreting allthe displays, tasted Sake, and brought some home.

Thank michael755
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I did not know anything about sake before my visit. The free museum offers a display of artifacts while using video to explain the traditional method of making sake vs. the state of the art. It is simple, but very well done. At the end...More

1  Thank Nancy M
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Based on other traveller reviews I expected this to have more for English speaking tourists. Aside from a handful of videos, some QR links and a short pamphlet all the exhibits are in Japanese. This meant we got an overview, but missed out on the...More

1  Thank Rebecca J
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Check the guided tour time in advance. Very well organized tour and you will see how well taken care of the process of making Sake.

1  Thank Tomoko D
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Free admission, not large but it offers sufficient information and explanation about sake, English self-guided tour is available.

Thank York-Hong
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This was the best brewery of the three we visited in the eastern Nada sake district (one was closed that day). Excellent displays of the traditional sake-making equipment and informative videos of the process in either Japanese or English. Two types of sake and three...More

Thank Erik W
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

If you want to find out more about brewery and want to buy the wine. It is part of my tour group itinerary. The video intro is in Japanese without subtitles. Small musuem displays the equipment used in the past. There is wine tasting and...More

Thank Ling_Sg
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Response from Marco A | Reviewed this property |
2 hs you cover Tour, tasting and shopping
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5 November 2017|
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Response from R C | Reviewed this property |
Take Hanshin line towards Kobe. Get off at Sumiyoshi stop. Then 5 minute walk.
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Response from hakutsuru | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in your visiting to Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum . Our brewery museum opens to public, 9:30 to 16:30. No appointment/reservation necessary. Please note that its door closed at 16:00PM. We hope... More
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