Factory / Workshop Spots in Tokyo Area

  • Fuji TV Headquarters Building
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 2-4-8
    From this 100-meter high spherical observation tower, Hachitama, one can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the coastal area. Other limited time events are also hosted here. At the Fuji Television Gallery, on the fifth floor, one can tour and take photos of the replicated sets of aired programs and the wardrobes of various dramas. ※ The ongoing events calendar can be viewed on their website, https://www.fujitv.co.jp/gotofujitv/ . Located here is the only shop in Japan where one can purchase original Sazae-san program character goods.
  • Ishikawa Brewery
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    4.5
    58 Reviews
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    Tokyo Fussa-shi Kumagawa 1

    A thorough and informative tour from our English speaking guide which toured the historic buildings which have been making sake for generations. Remnants of brewing are on display which are discussed...

  • Haneda Chronogate Visitor Tour
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    4.5
    41 Reviews
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    Tokyo Ota-ku Hanedaasahicho 11-1
    This is the cutting-edge general distribution terminal of the Yamato Group, known as the Kuroneko Yamato no Takkyubin parcel service. Located near the expressways to the main cities, and Haneda Airport, Tokyo Bay and Tokyo Cargo Terminal Station, this distribution center is the key that enables the speedy transportation network of the Yamato Group. The standard tour of the facility takes 90 minutes and is open to the public. (Reservations required) One can learn the basic history and structure of the Yamato Group distribution system, and watch how the home delivered parcels are sorted and even observe, through a glass window, the central management center personnel at work. This tour also introduces some of the other value-added services that the Yamato Group offers. The closes station to this site is the Anamoriinari Station.

    I have visited this company as part a program of scholarship internacional. Haneda (Yamato Holdings) is the huge company of delivery door to door in Japan, same as UPS, USmail in Japan. I was...

  • Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Tama Plant
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Higashikurumeshi Nobidome 1-2-9
    The Coca-Cola factory is a facility that offers tours of the Coca-Cola factory, including the history of Coca-Cola, a tour of the factory line, etc. Tasting of the finished Coca-Cola products is very popular with participants, and they can receive original goods with the company logo after the tour. You need to call in advance to make a reservation.

    It was built in 1956. It has a big factory. You can drink co-ca cola. You can learn about cola. Visit with your friends.

  • Suntory Musashino Beer Brewery
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    Tokyo Fuchushi Yazakichou 3-1
    This is ’SUNTORY’s first beer plant which opened in 1963, located in Yazaki-cho, Fuchu City, Tokyo. The name was changed to “SUNTORY ‘Natural Water Beer Plant’ Tokyo/Musashino Brewery” from March 14, 2017. It is this plant that produced many prestigious beers including The Premium Malts. The plant offers tours free of charge where you can learn from a guide the flow of beer manufacture from the raw materials, preparation process, to maturation and storage. Reservations are required for the tour which includes tasting.
  • The Asahi Shimbun Company Tokyo Head Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Chuo-ku Tsukiji 5-3-2
    The Tokyo head office of Asahi Shimbun-a national newspaper-is just in front of Tsukijishijo Station. It's been publishing news from Japan and around the world since its founding in 1879. Here you can visit the heart of the newspaper company, including its editorial office and printing divisions. For ages nine and up, a visit offers the chance to see the newspaper publication process up close. Reservations are required and can be made by phone starting three months in advance. Reservations for school groups will start six months prior.
  • Yubiningyo Shokichi
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    4.5
    9 Reviews
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    Tokyo Taito-ku Yanaka 3-2-6

    千代田線千駄木駅から徒歩3分ほどの住宅街の一軒家です。上演時間は有りますが、3人集まれば随時上演。上演時間は、30分。演目は、ショートショートで11演目です。童心に帰って笑えます。

  • OZAWA SHUZO
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Ome-shi Sawai 2-770
    A sake brewery in Tokyo's retreat of Okutama that has been making rice wine the same way since its establishment in 1702. The fine sake is made with Okutama spring water and has a refined flavor and crisp aftertaste. They conduct free brewery tours that present the sake making process as well as stories about the facility. At the end of the tour you can try Sawanoi's Kikizake, super popular with sake aficionados.
  • JAL Factory Tour Sky Museum
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Ota-ku Haneda Airport 3-5-1 JAL Maintenance Center 1
    This is the factory tour facility for JAL, Japan's leading airline company. You can see airplane hangars that normally cannot be toured. It is very popular not only with children but also with adults because you can see aircraft under maintenance up close. You can take pictures with aircraft in the background and see aircraft actually taking off and landing on the runway. The tour lasts approximately 100 minutes. Besides a 40-minute tour of the hangar, there are also aviation classes by experienced mechanics and flight crew. Reservation can be made up to six months in advance, and it should be kept in mind that reservations fill up quickly not only on weekends but also weekdays.
  • L'ÉPICERIE LE BRETAGNE
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Shinjuku-ku Kagurazaka 4-2
  • Sokichi
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Taitou-ku Kaminarimon 2-1-14
    Glass makers in Asakusa. Offering a wide variety of original collections and high-quality glass items perfect for bars and restaurants. Collaborations with cut glass painters and artists and provides a trade in service for antique, designer and rate glass items. The workshop on the traditional craft of Edo Kiriko cut glass is highly recommended for tourists and foreigners. All classes are thoroughly taught so even a beginner can create a beautiful piece of cut glass in just one and a half hours.
  • Sakamori Shippo Kogeiten
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Taitou-ku Motoasakusa 1-2-1
    An accessory shop and traditional shippo-yaki cloisonne ware artisan studio. The shop's showcases contain around 100 cloisonne ware bracelets, pendants, tie pins, and other items at any given time. One time cloisonne ware classes are conducted in the studio area, and reservations are accepted starting from groups of four. Classes take between 30 minutes and two hours. Sakamori Shippo Kogeiten also holds more serious classes four times a month for those with a deeper interest in the craft.
  • Glass Art Studio Ruriiro
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Oumeshi Futamatao 2-738-5
    A glass art studio located in 2 Chome Futamatao, Ome City mainly focusing on glass works such as colorful dishes and lamps, created with glass fusing techniques under high heat. Visitors can also have a go at making their own glass works including plates and accessories using the technique of glass fusing (telephone bookings required).
  • Niijima Glass Art Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Niijimamura Honson Mama
  • ANA Blue Hangar Tour
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Ota-ku Haneda Airport 3-5-4
  • Taniguchi Shuzo
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Oshimamachi Nomashi Wada 167
    A brewery on a hill off the Oshima Loop Road. It's a seven-minute drive from Motomachi Port. The island's only brewery, they make original shochu Japanese spirits, including Gojinka, a genuine shochu variety. Brewed with Mozart playing in the background, the barley of the classic brand fills the mouth with its savory sweetness. Their premium Oyaji Goroshi barley shochu is rested for a full six years and is only available in the Taniguchi Shuzo Showroom. Quite a few tourists keep coming back in search of this one.
  • Kihachijo Meyu Kobo
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Hachijomachi Nakanogo 2542
    "This manufacturing workshop has a history of several hundreds of years that weaves silk goods and ""kihachijo;"" a yellow silk with a dark checkered or striped pattern only produced on Hachijojima Island. It is the only place on the island that does dying and weaving. The ""kihachijo"" made at this workshop uses a sister breed of the original silkworm variety known as ""shin-koishimaru,"" so the texture is close to that of the kihachijo made a long time ago. At this workshop where you can sense its extensive history, they carry out the manufacture and sales of small items such as business card cases and tissue cases. They also do workshop tours and classes where you can experience working in the workshop."
  • Mayo Terrace
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    4.0
    20 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Chofu-shi Sengawacho 2-5-7

    子どもの長期休みにちょうどいいイベント行事でした。日程調整&予約をうまくできればマヨネーズづくりができる日もあるようです。それは小学生以上で、我が子は小4と年中だったので普通の見学にしました。クイズあり、サラダの試食あり、で楽しかったです。

  • Makers'' Base Tokyo
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    3.5
    27 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Meguro-ku Shimomeguro 2-5-12

    Please don’t go to this place. The attitude of the staff are extremely poor! I am a foreigner and new in Tokyo, I didn’t know the place well and the taxi driver took a wrong way, I was late in 15...

  • Toshimaya Brewery
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tokyo Higashi-murayama-shi Kumegawacho 3-chome 14-10

    This is the Oldest Sake Brewery in Tokyo. In Edo times there was a saying, As for mountains there is Mt. Fuji; as for sake there is Toshimaya Sake. The inside has been nicely done up as a Gift...

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