Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, Kyoto

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  • August 14, 2017
    If you are a sake lover it is a good place to go. It is one of the famous and old sake company in Kyoto. The fee is 300 yen which includes sake tasting and a small sake as souvenir. There is no tour g...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Admission 300 yen could for souvenir's sake! Is drinking water in the first place, but that water is exceptionally delicious! How to BREW sake and very interesting exhibits and fake labels of the past and the past are impressive. I discussed that with helpful staff, interesting story. Sake tasting at the end and we were very happy ♪ fun than you think! Nice town
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  • August 8, 2017
    It is a special Memorial tour and tasting, and junmai ginjo sake to get at 300 yen,. It is the place I was in the summer, but still go since the fall of the (sweat)
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  • April 29, 2017
    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.
  • July 11, 2017
    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.
  • June 23, 2017
    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.
  • April 29, 2017
    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.
  • March 13, 2017
    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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