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Kirin Beer Kobe Factory

2-1-1 Akamatsudai, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1516, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-986-8001
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Great brewery tour

It's free, but you have to book in advance through the website. We left JR Sanda station on a... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Stephenbkk20156
,
Okayama Prefecture, Japan
VIP tour

Another amazing experience, this time in Kobe. Thank You June and Aaron for treating us like... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
rbzmiso1
,
Honolulu, Hawaii
via mobile
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
2-1-1 Akamatsudai, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1516, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-986-8001
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's free, but you have to book in advance through the website. We left JR Sanda station on a special Brewer Tour bus, in the shape of - you guessed it, a beer can. That put is in the right mood even before we touched...More

Thank Stephenbkk20156
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Another amazing experience, this time in Kobe. Thank You June and Aaron for treating us like VIP's. After the regular tour, me, Konomi and Byong got wisked away to the VIP tasting room for "One on One". Then it was off to a VIP luncheon...More

Thank rbzmiso1
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Came to know this place off a recommendation of a friend who had lived in Japan (Tokyo, Kobe) since 2002. This facility is slightly more than an hour drive from Kobe, would not recommend this to be put on the iternary if you only have...More

Thank yihleong
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

If you're coming in from Osaka, the trip going to the Kirin Beer factory will be an almost 2-hour train + transfers ride. Get off at Sanda station. If you're coming from the Sanda Kintetsu line, walk until you see the police box, and take...More

Thank Gett B
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience if you love beer! Even if the entire tour is in Japanese and you don't understand. You get to really try all four Kirin beers they have. Though, the only problem we had was finding where the shuttle left from....More

1  Thank Shaundor C
Reviewed 19 March 2016

one of the nice place that i visited in Kobe. you can use free bus to visit this place. the bad point in that they just cant speak English but it worth to visit alot

Thank mersad1981
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We got to sample 4 beers at the end of the factory tour within 40 minutes. They even have a non-alcoholic Kirin beer. If you do not want to drink beer, they also have non-alcoholic drinks. I tried the lemon flavored drink which I didn't...More

4  Thank alkeni
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Japanese friends took me to the Kirin Beer factory in Kobe. Our visit lasted about two hours. The venue is a working factory producing canned and bottled Kirin beer. From several viewing platforms, the general public can see the process taking place. Videos also explain...More

1  Thank OZtraveller222
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We weren't sure if we really needed to reserve a place for a visit to the brewery (the official website seemed to advise that -- the site is in Japanese only, and we were reading the google-translated info in English). We went ahead anyway to...More

4  Thank lalangm
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