Factory / Workshop Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • Suzuhiro Kamaboko no Sato
    51 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Odawarashi Kazamatsuri 245
    A theme park dedicated to kamaboko steamed fish paste operated by Suzuhiro, a kamaboko shop of long-standing located in Odawara. The park is filled with things to see and do. There’s a museum which introduces the history of kamaboko; classes which teach how to make kamaboko by hand (advance reservation required); a market where souvenirs such as kamaboko, dried foods, and fried delicacies are sold; and a bar where visitors can eat and compare kamaboko made according to different methods. The restaurant and all-you-can-eat buffet, serving the unique delights of Odawara, are also popular.

    We stopped by this store on our way to the kamaboko museum where we participated in the kamaboko making experience. Inside the spacious store there is a small bar counter with a tasting menu of...

  • Kirin Yokohama Beer Village
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsurumi-ku Namamugi 1-17-1
    This Kirin Beer brewery is located in Yokohama City, the birthplace of the Japanese beer industry. It is the oldest and one of the largest Kirin Beer breweries in Japan. Visitors can learn the secrets behind the great taste of Kirin Ichiban Shibori beer during one of their popular brewery tours, each which approximately 80 minutes. Some of the attractions of the tour include comparing the flavor of the first press of the wort and the second press of the wort and tasting the malt, and more. Other tours suitable for families and people of all ages include a tour of the area's grand biotope, a quiz tour of the brewery, and more.
  • Kiyoken Yokohama Factory
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsuduki-ku Kawamukouchou 675-1
    Kiyoken, Yokohama Factory in Tsuzuki Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture is a manufacturing factory for shumai (a steamed meat dumpling), which is the famous Yokohama specialty. You can learn about the history of Kiyoken on VTR and tour the actual manufacturing process of shumai and bento (a take away lunch). At the end of the tour, you can sample fresh shumai, side dishes for a shumai bento and Chinese sweets. A booking is required for a factory tour, however, you can partially experience the factory tour without a booking at the Petit Museum Shop in the factory. You can also purchase some freshly made products at the factory at lower that retail price to taste. It also sells the Hyochan goods, the mascot of Kiyoken.
  • Asahi Breweries (Kanagawa Brewery)
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Minamiashigarashi Nuda 1223
    This Asahi Brewery factory is in Nuda, Minamiashigara City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Its lush, expansive grounds cover about 410,000 square meters and visitors can tour the factory. Beer tastings with up to three glasses per person in a 20-minute period let you try one or two varieties in addition to Asahi Super Dry. Advance reservation by phone or Email is required.
  • Ajinomoto Kawasaki Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Kawasakishi Kawasaki-ku Suzukichou 3-4
    Founded in 1914, this is the Ajinomoto Group's oldest factory. Popular with parents and kids alike, they have three factory tours that focus on their standard products and include tastings and an Umami-taiken workshop. Their shop sells merchandise with their mascot Aji Panda and more.
  • NTT Docomo R & D Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokosukashi Hikarinoka 3-5 within Yokosuka Research Park
    One of the world's largest hubs for mobile technology research is owned by NTT Docomo and is located inside the Yokosuka Research Park in Yokosuka City. Since the opening of the very first laboratory in 1998, ongoing cutting edge research and technology development has been done here. The WHARF is an adjoining exhibition where one can experience the technology of the future, and is popular for student social studies field trips.
  • Nissan Motors Yokohama Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanagawa-ku Takarachou 2
    This factory, located in Kanagawa Ward, Yokohama City, is the production plant that is the primary force behind Nissan Motors. This factory was the first mass production plant in Japan It has an integrated production system for engines and suspension parts. One can tour the engine production line where you can observe the engines actually being built. There are also hands-on exhibits, equipment displays, and demonstrations.
  • Glass Beads Workshop Gurigura
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Kamakura-shi Yukinoshita 2-14-28
    "A Kamakura studio that sells beads and offers classes and workshops. It was a prize winner at the Japan Art and Accessories Association's ""Beads Grand Prix."" They have an array of delicate items made with sound techniques. Reservations are required for their bead making workshops and beading lessons."
  • Koganei Shuzo
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Atsugi-shi Nanasawa 769
    A long-standing brewery in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture that makes products like Sakarimasu sake, Sagami craft beer, Hatagashira sake-lees spirits, Yataro rice spirits, Koganeno-tsuyu potato spirits, and Koganeno-sake liquor. It's 200-plus-year history reaches back to 1818. They welcome brewery tours. Make a booking for your group of six or more at least a week in advance.
  • do-togeikan
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Yugawara Machi Miyakami 42 Maison Yugawara 1F
    A pottery studio equipped with four electric kilns featuring electric potter's wheels and gas reduction capabilities. It's capable of firing not only Oribe, Kiseto, and Shino pottery, but also celadon, underglaze iron decoration, ceramics painting, and porcelain decorated with colored pictures. In addition to trial ceramics classes, classes where you learn the basics, and classes designed to suit participants' needs, they also have five hands-on pottery workshops. All of workshops and classes require reservations.
  • Ogino Bread
    56 Reviews
    Kanagawa Pref. Sagamiharashi Midori-ku Nagatake 2841

    オギノといえば「あげぱん」 やや小ぶりですが、なつかしい給食の味そのままの素朴な味。 揚げたてを冷たい牛乳といっしょにぜひ。 ちいさなあんぱんも有名で、あんの種類も豊富です。

  • Izumi Bridge Brewery
    9 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Ebina-shi Shimoimaizumi 5-chome 5-1


  • Kanagawa Prefectural Nanasawa Shinrinkoen Mori no Atelier
    3 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Atsugi-shi Kamifurusawa 1101


  • Nissan Oppama Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Yokosuka-shi Natsushimacho 1
  • National Defense Academy of Japan
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Yokosuka-shi Hashirimizu 1-10-20
  • Kojoyakei Jungle Cruise
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Shinkou 1-1 destination peer red brick pier
  • Suntory Products kanagawa Ayase Kojo
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Ayaseshi Fukayakami 8-27-1
  • YoroccoBeer
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Zushi-shi Hisagi 3-7-2
  • Kirin Beverage Shonan Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Koza-gun Samukawamachi Kurami 1620
  • Asahi Tokyo Pudding Tech Zama Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Zama-shi Higashihara 5-1-19

Kanagawa Areas


Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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