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Knowbyheart, Japanese culture, Sake, Sweet, traditional scenery...

Knowbyheart, Japanese culture, Sake, Sweet, traditional scenery...
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About
The 150 years-old Kawashima is located at Takashima in Shiga prefecture, which is about one hour from Kyoto. The owner, Mr Kawashima, hosts the brewery tour, in which you will have a chance to taste the local sake, “Matsuno Hana” and experience Takashima’s traditional culture and nature. Takashima is well-known for its unique water culture called “Kabata” which is an ancient method to use the natural spring water for daily life. This tour is exclusively designed for our guests. In the Kawashima brewery, you will enjoy Japanese traditional cultures in their special room, the inner room or the room apart from the main building, which is only opened for exclusive guests. Notice We use public transportation. Enjoy breathtaking landscapes from the bus and train window and relish the tranquil countryside on foot. However, please note that it is subject to availability and change. A taxi may be an alternative for transfer. The fare is approximately 4,000-5,000 yen for one way.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
The 150 years-old Kawashima is located at Takashima in Shiga prefecture, which is about one hour from Kyoto. The owner, Mr Kawashima, hosts the brewery tour, in which you will have a chance to taste the local sake, “Matsuno Hana” and experience Takashima’s traditional culture and nature. Takashima is well-known for its unique water culture called “Kabata” which is an ancient method to use the natural spring water for daily life. This tour is exclusively designed for our guests. In the Kawashima brewery, you will enjoy Japanese traditional cultures in their special room, the inner room or the room apart from the main building, which is only opened for exclusive guests. 1.Learn the local history of Takashima in Omi region how water plays an important role. 2.Japanese tea ceremony: Enjoy the tea ceremony at their inner room facing the courtyard. During which, Macha tea prepared by the owner’s wife is served with traditional Japanese sweets. 3.Japanese calligraphy: Learn calligraphy and make your own sake bottle label designed with your favourite Japanese character. Enjoy your creativity, dipping a writing brush in ink!
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 129285P9
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
Both snacks and drinks for experience activities, such as Japanese Macha tea
Exclusions
transportation from your accommodation to the nearest station, local bus and taxi. • The price does not include drinks and meals.
Duration
8h
Departure details
Omi-Takashima Station, Katsuno, Takashima, Shiga 520-1121, Japan JR Omi-Takashima station (JR Kosei-line) Notice Local train and bus services run every 1 or 2 hours. Please make sure that you are on time at the meeting place. Talk to the guide and decide what time to meet together before you leave. Have a wonderful time in Japan!
Inclusions
Both snacks and drinks for experience activities, such as Japanese Macha tea
Exclusions
transportation from your accommodation to the nearest station, local bus and taxi. • The price does not include drinks and meals.
Departure details
Omi-Takashima Station, Katsuno, Takashima, Shiga 520-1121, Japan JR Omi-Takashima station (JR Kosei-line) Notice Local train and bus services run every 1 or 2 hours. Please make sure that you are on time at the meeting place. Talk to the guide and decide what time to meet together before you leave. Have a wonderful time in Japan!
Duration
8h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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