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Other Factory Tour / Demonstration Spots in Osaka Area

  • Asahi Beer Suita Factory
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    Osaka Suitashi Nishinoshouchou 1-45
    This is the factory of Asahi Breweries, Ltd. which manufactures such as “Asahi Super Dry”. They run factory tours with tickets having to be reserved in advance, and the tour goes through a video, panel exhibition and the production line, and you can learn free of charge about the history and manufacturing processes of Asahi Beer’s. After finishing the tour, you can also sample freshly brewed beers. The exhibition containing roughly 3,700 types of beer can collected from around the world is also a must see. The nearest station is Suita Station.
  • Yamazaki Whisky Museum
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    Osaka Mishimagunshimamotochou Yamazaki 5-2-1
    The Suntory Yamazaki Distillery is located a 10-minute walk from JR Yamazaki Station. Japan's first malt whisky distillery, it was built in 1923 by Shinjiro Torii and went into operation that same year. Visitors who make reservations can take a tour of the Yamazaki Whisky Museum, where they learn about the history of Suntory Whisky and learn about the care that Suntory takes in the distillation process by viewing a miniature scale model and other exhibits. At the paid tasting counter, visitors can sample any of several dozen varieties of whisky and even taste pure unmodified whisky from the keg, an experience available only at a distillery.
  • Yomiuri Shimbun Osaka Head Office
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nozakichou 5-9
    The main Osaka office of the newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun is located about a 15-minute walk east of JR Osaka Station. Since the first issue of the Osaka Yomiuri Shimbun was published in 1952, it has been the company's base for expansion in the Kansai region. The building currently contains editorial and production facilities, as well as a printing plant. Tours are available to elementary schoolchildren in fourth grade or higher, and they even get to see the printing plant. In addition, they see samples of old-style lead type and cameras and original manuscripts of articles submitted by Ryotaro Shiba and other authors.
  • Mentai Park Osaka ATC
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    Osaka Osakashi Suminoe-ku Nankoukita 2-1-10 ATC Building ITM Building 2F
    On the Underground Chuo Line, which runs via Cosmo Square, this Pollock roe-themed center is directly connected to the Trade Center-mae Station, and is located on the second floor of the ATC ITM building. This mentaiko theme park is operated by Kanefuku, a long-standing mentaiko manufacturer. The company was born from the desire to deliver high-quality mentaiko and passion for its manufacture. There is a food corner, where visitors can purchase freshly-made mentaiko, available only here, and a retail store that sells products such as Mentai Soft Serve Ice Cream. Additionally, there is a food corner where visitors can taste gourmet mentaiko, and finally, a factory tour.
  • The Asahi Shimbun Company Osaka Head Office
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 2-3-18
    This is a newspaper agency based in the Festival Tower in Nakanoshima, Osaka. Visitors can tour from the 10th to the 12th floor to experience the fascinating editorial office. The tour starts from the 12th floor in the Asacom Hall where you can see the whole aquapolis of Osaka. The tour continues down to the 11th floor in the editorial office where visitors can answer quizzes that the editors make and print a special edition newspaper based on the newspaper that was released that day with your picture in it. On the 10th floor visitors can learn the history of Asahi Shimbun through newspapers printed in the past.
  • Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
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    Osaka Santo-gun Shimamotocho Yamazaki 5-2-1

    What an awesome place. Seemed to be part library, part distillery, part museum and part bar. It rained the day I visited which was perfect! Gave me more time to roam around....and by roam around I...

  • Osaka City - Yao City - Matsubara City Environment Facilities Association Maishima Incineration Plant
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    Osaka Osaka-shi Konohana-ku Hokukoshiratsu 1-2-48
    This incineration plant is located close to the Konohanaohashi-Nishizume bus stop and was designed by Vienna-born artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The stunning building is covered with red and yellow lines. Ordinarily, both individuals and groups must make an advance reservation to tour the facility, but occasionally the plant holds special open house days during which time visitors are free to view it. To date, more than 250 thousand people have visited this popular destination. During tours, visitors are shown the plant and also provided with information about the facility by the plant mascot.

    A must to visit is the Mihama Incineration plant and adjacent building both designed by Hundertwasser. Forget about all the fabulous temples and castles this is a must see Easy to get to by...

  • DAISHO Co., Ltd.
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    Osaka Sakai-shi Sakai-ku Ishizukitamachi 20
    A soy sauce factory located in Ishizu Kita-machi, Sakai Ward, Sakai City. This soy sauce company is the only one located in Osaka. Founded in 1800, the company has been making soy sauce for 200 years. The company offers free factory tours (advance reservation required at least 10 days in advance), and tour goers can learn about the history of soy sauce and the processes involved in making soy sauce, and view the factory’s production line.
  • Osaka Exchange
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    Osaka Osaka-shi Chuo-ku Kitahama 1-8-16
    A financial products exchange center located in Kitahama 1-Chome, Chuo Ward, Osaka City. The exchange started out in the Edo period as the Yodoya rice market, considered the birthplace of securities trading in Japan. The current building was erected in 1935, and visitors may freely view its beautiful stained glass atrium and the OSE Gallery located on the fifth floor. The exchange also offers guided tours for groups of 10 or more people (advance reservation required).
  • Meijinaruhodo Factory osaka
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Takatsukishi Asahimachi 1-10
  • Meijinaruhodo Factory Kansai
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    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Kaidukashi Nishikiminamimachi 16

    貝塚の二色浜にある明治のヨーグルト工場です。子どもと夏休みに見学に行きました。きれいな施設でヨーグルトの製造過程をガラス越しに見ることができます。見学後に明治製品もいただけます。

  • The Asahi Shimbun Company Osaka Head Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 2-chome 3-18
  • Kansai Electric Power Company Sakai Minato Power Plant PR
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Sakai-shi Nishi-ku Chikkoshinmachi 1-cho 2
  • Mint
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    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Tenma 1-chome 1-79
  • Suita Hasaisembetukojo
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    Osaka Met. Suitashi Senribampakukouen 4-3
  • Daihatsu Motor Head Office Ikeda Plant
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Ikeda-shi Daihatsucho 1
  • Panasonic Energy Moriguchi Honshakojo
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Met. Moriguchishi Matsushitachou 1-1
  • Kotobuki Brewery
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    Shopping
    Osaka Takatsuki-shi Tondacho 3-26-12

    大阪府内に15の酒蔵、その内高槻市に2つの酒蔵があり、その一つです(他の1つ;清鶴酒造...

  • Naniwa Masamune
    Shopping
    Osaka Hannan-shi Ozakicho 3-13-6
  • Satake Glass
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Izumi-shi Saiwai 2-11-30

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While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country’s third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people’s openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname “the nation’s kitchen."

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