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Horino Memorial Museum

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29 Nov 2017
“Personalized Sake Lesson with History”
5 Oct 2017
“Wonderful historic building and sake brewer”
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172 Kameyacho, Sakaimachidori Nijo-agaru, Kyoto 604-0811, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
+81 75-223-2072
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

My wife and I stopped by this our-of-the-way attraction, mid-week, and were the only visitors for the hour that we were there. We enjoyed seeing the old brewery, learning about the sake-making process and sampling some of their products. The staff were accommodating and personable.

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Well worth the time to tour the home and sake factory/warehouse. There is a film with English subtitles that explains the process. We had hired a private guide for the day so made it easier to understand what the process was as most of the...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Not a bad place, but not terribly interesting unless you're interested in sake brewery. Videos shown had english subtitle but were uninspired in presentation. Best thing about the place was they let you drink some underground spring water used in the sake brewing as well...More

Thank HNGK
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

The museum was closed but we bought 2 beers and had them out in the back by the spring vat. It was quiet but a good time.

Thank Arvand S
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Only 300 yen to get in Had a guide show me around both the sake museum and merchant house Then did some sake tasting and Kyoto beer tasting Very good and informative and friendly!!! Even better is that you can buy sake and beer after...More

Thank Axle1127
Reviewed 10 October 2013

After the impersonal experiences at other tourist attractions this personal tour of the sake making processes, tools, building (note...steep stairs) even a taste of the water from the well in the court yard which is still used today in making beer on the premises allows...More

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goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
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