Other Factory Tour / Demonstration Spots in Miyagi Area

  • Nikka Whisky Miyagikyo Distilleries
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi ken Sendai shi Aoba ku Nikka 1
    The Nikka Whisky Sendai Plant is second only to the Yoichi Distillery among Nikka’s distillation sites. The plant is located at the joint of Hirose and Nikkawa rivers. Founder Masataka Taketsuru, known by the nickname “Massan,” particularly praised the qualities of Nikkawa River, and it is said he made his decision to build a factory there immediately. At the distillery, visitors can see Nikka’s whisky production process, including touring the plant and distillation columns. There’s also whisky sampling in the guest hall, and soft drinks for those who cannot drink alcoholic beverages.
  • Sekisui House Ltd. (Tohoku Sumai no Yume Kojo)
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Pref. Kamigunshikamachou Dai Hara 8
    This all-weather indoor factory producing Sekisui Heim homes is in Shikama Town, Kami County, Miyagi Prefecture. With revamped facility and factory tours for everyone from children to adults, visitors can inspect their production line while taking in their technology first hand. Visitors learn what makes factory housing unique and what it takes to make homes people want to live in for the long haul. They also have exhibits like a show that demonstrates the house siding's fireproof features. They welcome visitors looking for leisurely, well explained factory tours. There is also a fun tour that follows a quiz game format.
  • Zao Cheese Factory
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Pref. Kattagunzaoumachi Togattaonsen Nanokahara 251-4
    This cheese studio in the Zao Dairy Center is five minutes by car from the Togatta Onsen bus stop. They make Zao cheese from high quality natural ingredients with advanced technology backed by tradition. In addition to cream cheese and aged cheeses like gouda and cheddar, they make a cheese drink with pasteurized milk and cheese whey. Their Cheese Cabin sells popular souvenirs like homemade ice cream and yogurt.
  • Michinoku Milk Head Office Plant (Tour)
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Osaki-shi Iwadeyama Shimonome Hachimanmae 60-1
  • Kahoku Shimpo Printing Center (Tour)
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Izumi-ku Akedori 3-chome 13
  • Abe Kamaboko-ten Izumi Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Izumi-ku Akedori 4-chome 10
  • Bajo Kamaboko
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Watari-gun Wataricho Okumakashima Nishi Kashima 62
  • Sekisui House Tohoku Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Kami-gun Shikamacho
  • Chiho Wholesale market Kesennuma Fish Market
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Kesennuma-shi Uoichibamae 8-25
  • Nikka Whisky Sendai Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Sendai-shi Aoba-ku Nikka 1
  • Higashinihonryokakutetudosendaishishasendaisogosharyosho
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyagi Pref. Miyagigunrifuchou Rifu Shinyachiwaki

Miyagi Areas


Lying along the northeastern coast of Japan, Miyagi prefecture is home to lashings of natural parks, oysters, and hot springs. While the bustling city of Sendai offers some simple city entertainment, it's the Matsushima islands that deserve the most attention, having boosted the prefecture's reputation as one of Japan's most scenic views.

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