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Factory / Workshop Spots in Saitama Area

  • Wakuwaku Factory Glicopia East
    27 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Kitamotoshi Nakamaru 9-55
    A confectionary factory located in 9-Chome Nakamaru, Kitamoto City. The factory offers free, reservation-only tours. Tour-goers can see Pocky, Pretz, and other snacks being made; watch a movie about the history of the company; check out some 1,500 toys provided as prizes by Glico throughout the years; and take a quiz challenge, and in turn learn about Glico and snack making. For a small fee, visitors can also decorate a Giant Pocky sticky with the toppings of their choice.

    History of Glico was introduced. There is English subtitle for the video. At the end of the visit, we are allowed to buy glico products. Good visit.

  • Lotte Sayama Factory
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Sayamashi Shinsayama 1-2-1
    A confectionary factory situated along National Route 16 in Shinsayama, Sayama City. Built as a candy factory in 1969, today the factory produces 120 varieties of confections. Free tours are provided on weekdays (advance reservation required), and visitors can learn how confections are made through videos and informational panels as well as a tour of the production lines and a tasting of fresh-made products.
  • Yamaki Co., Ltd.
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Kodamagunkamikawamachi Shimoaguhara 955
    Yamaki was founded in 1905 and manufactures and sells miso, soy sauce, tofu and other products made from rare ingredients with organic JAS certification that do not use pesticides, chemical fertilizers or herbicides. There are also classes where you can experience making miso, soy sauce and tofu, harvesting vegetables, and learning about herbs.

    醤油と味噌製造の見学のほか、豆腐作りや醤油搾りの体験もできます。併設の売店の糀庵では、できたての豆腐や味噌が買えます。 秤売りの味噌を買って帰りましたが、風味豊かで旨いものでした。工場見学は予約して行くと、説明員が付いてくれてわかりやすいです。麹君Aspergillus oryzaeの活躍のお話も聞くことができますよ。 醤油搾り体験&お豆腐作りは予約要です。

  • Akagi Nyugyo Honjo Senbon Sakura “5S” Factory
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Honjoushi Kodamachoukodama 850-10
    Akagi Nyugyo, a company that respects playfulness, is popular as the maker of products such as Gari Gari Kun popsicles and for their factory tours. Factory tours must be reserved beforehand and last for approximately one and a half hours. Up to 20 visitors can participate at a time. Tours can be reserved from the first of the month three months prior to the desired tour date. There is an ice cream tasting and gifts of original novelty goods.
  • Buko Shuzo Yanagida Sohonten
    9 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Miyakawachou 21-27
    A three minute walk from the Chichibu Station on the Chichibu Railway, this historic brewery, founded in 1753, proudly produces the Buko Masamune brand sake, having a history of winning many awards and competitions. The sake is brewed using the ground water from Mt. Buko which is drawn up from a well within the confines of the brewery. Visitors arriving during business hours bringing their own containers can take this water home. 40 minute tours of the brewery are offered which end with a sake tasting event (reservations required). The two story wooden structure of the brewery built during the late Edo period is a Registered Tangible Cultural Property of Japan.

    A sakagura (sake brewery), over 200 years old. Has its own spring of high quality water. Visitors can take a short excursion to the production rooms and observe sake-making processes (staying at a...

  • Kanto Glico
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Kitamoto-shi Nakamaru 9-chome 55-banchi
  • Meijinaruhodo Factory sakado
    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Sakadoshi Chiyoda 5-3-1

    スクリーンで工場案内視聴→チョコレートのライン見学(チョコの試食ひとかけら)→グミのラインは見られず、モニターにてグミの製造過程を見る(グミの試食一粒)→解散、の流れでした。 お土産にプッカと果汁グミをいただきました。 見学中はメモ取り禁止。(ゴミの関係とか) 体験コーナーなどの参加型イベントは全くない(途中カカオをすり潰した液体の匂いは嗅ぎましたが)ため、小学校高学年以降の子にオススメですかね...

  • Naguri Canoeing Workshop
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Hanno-shi Shimonaguri 1817-9
  • Asahara Sake Brewing
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Irumagunmoroyamamachi Morohongou 94
  • Igarashi Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Hanno-shi Kawadera 667-1
  • Ishii Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Satte-shi Minami 2-chome 6-11
  • Uchiki Sake Brewing
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Sakura-ku Nishibori 6-chome 13-15
  • Otaki Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Saitama-shi Minuma-ku Hizako 663
  • Ogose Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Iruma-gun Ogosemachi Ogose 852
  • Kamaya
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Kazo-shi Kisai 1162
  • Chichibu Kikusui Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Chichibu-shi Shimoyoshida 3786
  • Toa Brewery Head Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Hanyu-shi Nishi 4-chome 1-11
  • Bunraku
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Ageo-shi Kamicho 2-chome 5-5
  • Yao Main Store
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Chichibu-shi Bessho 1432
  • Yokozeki Brewery
    Travel / Tourism
    Saitama Kodama-gun Misatomachi Inomata 3214-1

Saitama Main Areas


Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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