Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, Kyoto

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  • From the sake brewing process enjoyable history of laurel wreath is seen correctly. Admission 300 yen takes admission fee is 300 yen, but are sold at souvenir shops liquor gift and get so fine!! Foreign visitors had visited the lot. In front of the exit of bite-size tasting services.
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  • The staff here are very friendly and it’s a great value way to see how sake is made. For ¥300 (adults) you can tour the museum, try two sakes and a plum wine, and take away a free small bottle of sake...  more »
  • The brewery's white-washed storehouses along the moat River at Fushimi sake Brewery District. Save major well-established laurels of the Museum at the Memorial in the brewing utensils and introduces the history of Fushimi sake and sake. Such 利酒 also made souvenir can buy.
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  • The staff here is very pleasant. I was late to the tour but the staff at the museum let me in anyways and caught me up to the tour group. I lucked out because the tour is entirely in Japanese but there happened to be a tour guide from another company there translating for her customers. If you don't happen to luck out as I did don't worry. Although the tour guide only speaks Japanese there are signs everywhere for each exhibit that explain everything in several other languages, including English. To make a good experience better you get a small bottle of sake with each purchase of a ticket.
  • Sake has been made here for almost 400 years. The museum explains how, as well as Gekkeikan's breakthrough contributions to the process. At the end of the visit we could taste two different sake (one of them is pretty good and only for sale at the museum) and plum wine. There is also a small shop which obviously sells sake and some sembei.
  • Small quaint place that introduces the process of sake making, has some English signages. Entry is 300 Yen per adult, with complimentary sake samples per person, and free tasting of 3 different drinks (sake, wine) at the end of the exhibition. Fun, unusual spot to go to, and many sake breweries around the area to visit as well.
  • Cute museum which is a bit difficult to find, given there is nothing in the way of Western signage. Inside is fairly small, so it's worth waiting if a coachload has just arrived. They don't stay long, then you can drift through at your leisure.
  • This was a cute side stop after visiting the Fushimi-Inari shrine trying the fresh clean water used to make sake and then touring the museum that explains how sake is made-ours was not a guided tour. They give you a free 180ml bottle with your 300yen tour ticket. Then after walking through the small museum we got to do a free tasting of sake. Everyone was very nice. We ended up buying a few bottles of sake and plum wine and they were very reasonably priced.

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