Factory / Workshop Spots in Chiba Area

  • Yamasa Choshi Factory (Tour Center)
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    4.0
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Kitaogawachou 2570
    This tour center services the Yamasa Choshi soy sauce factory. With a reservation, you can learn about the history of Yamasa soy sauce and check out the manufacturing process. They have videos, guided commentary, virtual learning opportunities, and displays with samples of koji starter and moromi soy sauce mash. Their Soy Sauce Tasting Hall has an exhibit of soy sauce making equipment and lets visitors try hand-toasted rice crackers and soy sauce soft serve ice cream. Reservations aren't required at the tasting hall.

    Sad that they do not have the movies in English. They explained all about soy sauce making and they even presented every one with a bag of their soy sauce. They have a corner with soy sauce flavored...

  • Megmilk Snow Brand Co. Ltd. (Noda Factory)
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Nodashi Kamisangao Hirai 256-1
    This is one of Japan's largest automated factories. Located on National Route 16 in Noda City, it produces milk and yogurt, as well as items like flavored drinks and coffee. Their free factory tours give visitors a look at the dairy product manufacturing process and more. They need to be booked at least seven days in advance.

    牛乳の工場の見学ができました 大変丁寧な説明ととても立派なプラントを見ることができるので貴重な経験として楽しむことができましたのでまた機会があれば利用したいと思う

  • Tokun Sake Brewery
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    3.5
    19 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Sawara I 627
    This sake brewery is in I, Sawara, Katori City. Established in 1825, it uses the early rice and exceptional water from the embankments of the Tone River region. Tours of the brewery are free (reservations required for 15 or more), where one can learn about the sake making process and enjoy sake tasting. The shop on the grounds offers sweets made from sake and other specialty items.

    店舗には色んなお酒があって、種類によっては試飲できます。あと、おつまみ類も美味しそうなのがありました。明太いわし300円など。

  • Tohei Shuzo Co. Ltd.
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    4 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Kururichiba 147
    "This brewery located along the Kururi Highway was founded in 1716. It brews the renowned sake ""Fukuiwai"" that uses remarkable water from Kururi that was chosen as one of the 100 Exquisite and Well-Conserved Waters of the Heisei Period (1989?2019), and has been highly receiving, winning gold medals seven times at the Annual Japan Sake Awards. Although it does not offer tours, there is an adjoining direct sales shop where you can enjoy free samples."

    車で久留里城見学の帰り数軒の蔵元を発見!その内の一軒『藤平酒造』さんに立ちより蔵出しのひやおろし「福祝」をゲット。薄にごりの口あたりのよい、うまくちで 早々に友人の御祝用と我が家用に一升瓶を取り寄せました!昨年の台風で蔵元の被害状況が心配です!

  • Hachimitsu Kobo
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    8 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Sarahiki 187 Honey Studio
    This apiary is where you can see the honey-making process, experience making honey and sample it. On the tour, staff members guide you through the ecology of honeybees. In addition, for the experience plan, you can squeeze out honey using centrifuges and taste a beehive. Reservations for individual and group tours and experiences are required in advance.

    千葉県君津市にある小さな養蜂場です。 ドライブ途中に個人でしたが養蜂場見学が可能なのでハチミツについて学びに伺いました。 簡易的なビニールハウスの中からミツバチがビッシリくっついた蜂の巣を間近に見ながらミツバチたちの生態や働きなどの説明を聞き、その後ハチミツ絞りを体験。搾りたてのハチミツの美味しさに感動し更に数種類のハチミツの食べ比べを体験。自分の好みのハチミツを見つけ購入できるのが嬉しかった...

  • Sommelier House
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Futtsushi Kami After 423-1
    This sake museum is on National Route 465. You can observe their facilities from the viewing area, as well as taste about 20 kinds of refined sake from the Koizumi Brewery, known for its fine Tokaizakari brew. The museum area displays daily items and sake brewing equipment dating from the Edo period. The gift shop offers limited availability brews and sweets made with sake, and there is also a tea room that offers Daiginjo sake soft serve ice cream.

    Sake from Chiba is not worldly well known; but they are making effort to be recognized. One good example is this brewery. They win their fame at International Wine Challenge in London. Yet, they...

  • Nukagaya dyeing plant
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Chuouchou 2-3
    This dye house is in Chuocho, Choshi City. They use traditional Edo period techniques used to dye Japanese fisherman's celebratory kimonos known as Maiwaigi to make the maiwai-shiki tairyo bata flags flown for fishing boat launching ceremonies. These flags have been designated an official Chiba Prefecture Traditional Craft. Today they're also given as celebratory gifts. They can be made to order.
  • Yoneya Factory No. 2 Information Center
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    Chiba Pref. Naritashi Shinizumi Within the Nogehira factory complex
    This is the second factory of Nagomi no Yoneya, which manufactures Japanese sweets such as Narita's yokan (red bean jelly). At the information center, there are videos and explanations for visitors about knowledge related to yokan and Japanese sweets. In addition, you can also buy Japanese confectionery after the factory tour. Telephone reservations are required for a tour.
  • Higeta Shoyu Choshi Factory Tour
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    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Yahatachou 516
    Higeta Shoyu's Choshi factory is about 12 minutes on foot from JR Choshi Station. Its museum displays equipment like large vats and stirring rods used to make the company's soy sauce. There are also unusual items like an extremely large plane used for making the vats and a 1928 record of the factory's song. There's also an eye-catching fresco celebrating 385 years since the company's founding by the painters Hideo and Yumiko Sakata who lived in Italy. You can learn about how the Choshi factory functions through a virtual tour with film screenings and a virtual reality scope.
  • GLASS FISH
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    Chiba Pref. Minamibousoushi Chikurachoukitasai 1889
    This is a glass workshop in Kitaasai, Chikura-cho, Minamiboso City. The workshop mainly creates item using glass blowing techniques and in the gallery space glass artworks are available for purchase. Also on the weekends and public holidays (on weekdays as well with reservations), baby footprint and pet paw print making and glass blowing experiences are held.
  • Wakuwaku Factory glicopia CHIBA
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Nodashi Banshou 10

    予約がたまたま取れて行けました!工場見学は約70分。最初はムービーを見ます(内容はグリコピアイーストと前半は同じ)。その後パピコの製造工程を見ます。途中パピコの試食があったり、マイナス7℃体験があったりと楽しいものでした。その後のアイスクリーム作り体験は有料のため参加任意です。楽しいですが1500円の価値があるかどうかは、う-んって感じでしょうか。見学自体は価値ありです。

  • Kameda Brewery
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
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    Chiba Kamogawa-shi Naka 329

    鴨川市の中心から大山千枚田へ向かう途中の長狭街道沿いにある、安房地酒の酒蔵です。江戸時代の宝暦年間創業という、250年の歴史を誇るお酒が造られています。種類も豊富で、一部は試飲もできます。

  • Toyonoturushuzou
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Isumigunotakimachi Shinmachi 88

    There used to be many sake breweries serving the township of Ootaki. We visited one surviving brewery Toyonotsuru that sells sake under the brand Ootaki Castle. I visited the brewery and asked if I...

  • Teradahonke
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    Chiba Pref. Katorigunkouzakimachi Kouzakihonjuku 1964

    神崎町にある創業300年を超える老舗の蔵元。煉瓦造りの酒蔵は明治期に造られ、国の登録有形文化財に指定されています。

  • Kazuzo Sake Brewing Sadamoto Kura
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
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    Chiba Pref. Kimitsushi Shimoyue 240

    はとバスのツアーに組み込まれていました。酒蔵見学とお酒の試飲、お土産を購入させていただきました。日本酒だけでなく、焼酎やりキュルールも製造しているそうです。その3種類が試飲できます。「鹿野山」美味しいですよ〜〜。お土産にここの日本酒が沁みた日本酒ケーキ購入。酒好きにはたまりません。

  • Sapporo Breweries Chiba Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Funabashi Takasecho 2
  • Kamagaya School School lunch Center (Kamagaya School School lunch Service)
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Chiba Kamagaya-shi Karuizawa 2049-4
  • Sonodanobuhirogengakkiseisaku Work
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Inage-ku Sannouchou 19-9
  • Fuji Foods Chiba Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Narashino-shi Higashi-Narashino 6-22-1
  • Shinminato Clean ‧ Energy Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Chiba Mihama Shinminato 226-1

Chiba Areas

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The Boso Peninsula forms the main body of Chiba prefecture, and this is where you’ll find its endless warm water beaches and jagged mountains. Further inland, Narita - most famous as the home of Narita Airport - is a secret haven of tradition and history in the form of centuries-old Shinshoji Temple and quaint wooden Edo buildings. Chiba prefecture is also home to both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.

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