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3-Hour Sake Experience in Kyoto Fushimi District

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Gain an insider view on everything sake on a tour of the Fushimi Sake District and Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, with a tasting session.


  • Discover the secrets behind sake brewing and get a taste of 10 sake flavors on this guided brewery tour.

-Understand the generations-old process of brewing at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, Fushimi's largest sake brewery.

  • Taste some of the flavors manufactured at the brewery to enhance your experience, and have some classic snacks alongside.

  • Learn from your guide about the dry, fruity, and rich flavors of Japan's rice-based brew, and taste some flavors that have never been exported.

  • Fun Fact: You can enjoy sake cold, room temperature, or warm depending on the weather, food, or just your preference. Warm sake is often enjoyed after a meal because it aids digestion.


  • 3-hour guided tour

  • Local English-speaking guide

  • Tasting 10 sake samples

  • Snacks for pairing with sake

  • Cheat sheet and tasting note

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

The Sake Culture in Fushimi

Learn the history of sake, the making process, and the history of its production on this insider brewery tour and sake-tasting session with an expert. This small-group tour will provide you with 10 samples of different kinds of sake, details about the variety of sake as well as personalized attention from your guide. You will learn tips, strategies, and snacks to improve your sake-tasting experience.

Taste Multiple Flavors!

Begin this fun and insightful sake experience at the Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum in Fushimi, the biggest sake brewery in the district. Learn about traditional brewing methods handed down over generations, and conclude the tour with a taste of a few flavors produced there. Your guide will explain the brewing process step-by-step and will make you familiar with the old tools stored in the museum area. After this, try flavors you may not have encountered before, as you'll be introduced to bottles that have never been exported before. Learn how different kinds of food and flavors complement the different types of alcohol and find out for yourself which ones you like best!

Important Information

  • Facilities: Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.

  • Bring along your water bottle.

  • Vegetarian snacks are available, please inform your guide in advance.

  • It's recommended to have your lunch or brunch before the tour.


  • Drinking and driving are strictly prohibited in Japan, so make sure to travel by public transport or taxi services.

  • The legal age for drinking in Japan is 20 years. Guests aged below 20 have to be accompanied by an adult and will be served non-alcoholic drinks.

  • The venues for tasting sake may vary depending upon the availability.

  • Please note that visit to the fermentation tank is restricted since the brewery has opted to keep visitors out of the production area due to Covid.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum.

  • Address: 247 Minamihamacho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, 612-8660, Japan.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Chushojima. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses Municipal South 3, Municipal South 8, Municipal 19, and many more to get you there.

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