Factory / Workshop Spots in Akita Area

  • Sato Yosuke Main Shop
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    4.5
    16 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Akita Pref. Yuzawashi Inaniwachou Inaniwa 80
    The Sato Yosuke Flagship shop was founded in 1860, controls every step of the process meticulously, from ingredient selection to shipping, and manages everything in-house for their Inaniwa Dried Udon. At the Flagship Store, not only can you try the shop's products on-site off their full menu, you can also watch the master makers at work on a tour of the factory. There is also an attached tourist information center and shop selling Akita specialties.

    稲庭饂飩といえば佐藤養助。GWに湯沢へ行ったので、稲庭にある総本店へ行きました。少し離れた駐車場へ車を駐めると、交通整理の方が別館養心館の方が待ち時間が短いと教えてくれました。確かに総本店だと1時間待ちでしたが、20分ほどで入ることができました。二味せいろなどは食べたことがあるので、温麺のついた比内地鶏ごはんセットと温玉肉味噌つけうどんにしました。温玉肉味噌つけうどんは少し味が濃く、薄めながら食べ...

  • Ryozeki Shuzo
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    4.0
    11 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yuzawashi Maemori 4-3-18
    This sake brewery was founded in 1874. It makes Ryozeki Nihonshu using the famous Chikaramizu water that flows from the Mt. Kurikoma mountain system. A tour of the sake brewery is available with a reservation, and tasting is also possible in the sales corner. In addition, there is a Brewery Tour Commemoratory Sake, which can only be purchased in the brewery, that is also very popular.

    Hard to visit sake breweries if you are not part of a guided tour. I am not into sake but I hit this area as it was near my hotel in Yuzawa and I was finished traveling for the day. The lady at the...

  • Suzuki Syuzo
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    4.5
    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Daisenshi Nagano Futsukamachi 9
    This long-established sake brewery was founded in 1689. It uses water from underground streams in the Ou Mountains to make Hideyoshi Nihonshu. The brewery has a wide range of products such as Daiginjo sake and sparkling seishu. Visitors can take a tour of the brewery, where they can view exhibits of the historic Suzuki family collection, as well as valuable gifts donated by Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Oda Nobunaga.

    Tours are offered in English or Japanese. Learned all about the sake making process, the history of this brewery, and got to sample some of the sake they make (all were delicious).

  • Akita Meijo Co., Ltd. Bishu Ranman
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yuzawa-shi Daikumachi 4-23
    This sake brewery was established in 1922 by key brewers, politicians, businessmen, and other interested parties in the prefecture with the aim of selling smooth, flavorful high-grade sakes across the country. The brewery holds tours; reservations must be made a day in advance for weekday tours and four days in advance for Saturday morning tours. Tours are held year round, but the best time to go is from mid-October to April.

    湯沢にある酒蔵のひとつ、美酒爛漫の蔵元です。白井晟一設計の湯沢酒造記念館、四同舎の奥にあります。他の蔵と違って近代的な建物です。

  • Shirakami Sansui no Yakata
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yamamoto-gun
    A mineral water plant along Prefectural Route 317 in Fujikoto-wakesaku, Fujisato Town, Yamamoto County. They produce Shirakamisansui Water by bottling Shirakami water. With advance reservation you can take a free tour of the bottling process.

    白神山水の館はミネラルウォーター「白神山水」を製造している工場です。 長い時間をかけて育まれた白神の水を外気に触れさせることなく、加熱処理を一切せずにボトリングした「白神山水」は口あたりが爽やかな超軟水です。 ボトリング工程見学は、事前予約が必要です。

  • Kura Kura
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Kawamotomutsumimachi 4-12
  • Sake Brewing Center Sennin Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Kawamotomutsumimachi 4-12
    A sake brewery in Mutsumi-machi, Kawamoto, Akita City. As one of the breweries for Akita Shurui Seizoh Co., Ltd., makers of the famous brand sake, Takashimizu, they continue to use the same classic tools and traditional Akita winter brewing technique to make their sake. Along with viewing their brewing technique through the windows you can also visit a museum where they have their brewing tools on display.
  • Fukunotomo no Kura
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Daisen-shi Jinguji Hongo No 82-6
    A sake brewery in Hongono, Jinguji, Daisen City. They first opened in 1913 and brew Japanese sake, including the well-known Fuyuki brand sake, made with subterranean water from the Omono River and local Akita food-grade rice. You can take a free tour of their gallery where sake making tools are on display and try a tasting in the shop. Also, once a month they sell their sake by volume decanted directly from the tanks straight into bottles.
  • JAXA Noshiro Rocket Testing Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Noshiro-shi Asanai Shimonishiyama 1
  • Tenju Sake Brewing Corporation
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yurihonjo-shi Yashimamachi Jonai Hachi Morishita 117
    A brewery aiming to make the best local sake by using the best local ingredients with everything from cultivating the rice to shedding their own blood sweat and tears. The Tenju Sake Rice Research Society grows all of the Tenju Genryo Rice, Sake-Komachi rice, and Miyama Nishiki rice. Many of their products have received the Gold Prize at the 2019 Fine SAKE Award, Japan.
  • National Bussanakitakimura Sake Brewing Kojo
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    3.5
    8 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yuzawashi Tamachi 2-chome 1-11

    湯沢にある酒蔵のひとつで、福小町の酒蔵。街道ぞいにあり、お酒も販売されています。お店のうしろに昔ながらの大きな蔵が並んでいます。創業400年を超える老舗の酒蔵です。

  • Hinomaru Brewing
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    4.5
    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yokote Masudamachi Masuda Nanokamachi 114-2

    増田の蔵町通り沿いにある蔵元。増田で唯一の蔵元です。まんさくの花をつくっておられるところです。建物は国の登録有形文化財。内蔵を公開されています。

  • Akita Prefectural Office
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Akita Akita-shi Sanno 4-chome 1-1
  • Tokiwataru Sake Brewing
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yurihonjoushi Ishiwaki Ishiwaki 53

    酒蔵の見学と試飲をして、気に入った日本酒に出会いました。『雪の茅舎(ぼうしゃ) 純米吟醸 生酒』です。吟醸酒の繊細かつふくよかな味わいがあります。生酒の新鮮さと旨味が感じられました。若干甘みもありますが、後味にしつこさはなく、すっきりしています。

  • Bizen Brewery Main Store
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yokote Omorimachi Omori 169

    Bizen Brewery Head Store เป็นร้านขายของทีระลึกและกิโมโนเมื่อสมัยก่อน แต่ปัจจุบันนี้เป็นโกดังเก็บของและขายแต่กิโมโน

  • Akita Television
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Yabasehoncho 3-chome 2-14
  • Akita Woodworking
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yuzawa-shi Sekiguchi Kawamae 117
  • NHK Akita Broadcasting Station
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Higashidorinakamachi 4-2
  • Akitakenhakkokogyo
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yuzawashi Fukabori Nakakawara 120-8
  • Akita Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Arayamotomachi 23-28

Akita Areas

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Famed for its sake and samurai, Akita prefecture offers quintessential Japanese culture in a non-touristy setting. Alongside the celebrated rice paddies and historical sites of the region lies dramatic natural scenery in the form of the rugged coastline of the Oga Peninsula and the Dakigaeri Gorge, best visited in autumn, when the leaves begin to change color.

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