The gorgeous and mysterious
Gekkeikan Sake Museum in Kyoto
If you’re interested in Japanese sake, you should definitely go here at this sake museum!! People can’t only get to know the history and the manufacturing process but also try some sake tasting there. The gift shop also sells sake that you can only get here and is a perfect spot for souvenir selection.
Gekkeikan Sake Museum
Gekkeikan is one of the famous and popular sake brands in Japan. The exhibits are arranged according to the sake brewing process, making it very easy to understand what tools are used and how they are made.
Already Smell Like Alcohol…
As soon as you enter the memorial, you will feel the traditional Japanese atmosphere. The dirt floor and the half-timbered ceiling on the left. It creates calm air and coziness. Just 400 yen admission fee with souvenir of small sake, and tasting! It was a Museum tour full of great value!!
The Ticket and tasting glass
Wonderful Exhibition for tools…
In the exhibition room, tools used in old sake brewing are displayed and commentary along the sake brewing process.Unique paintings depicting huge barrels, polished rice and sake brewing. Lots of interesting content. And all with English make tourists understand with ease!!
Many tools used for Sake
Explanation with English
In the other exhibition room, materials related to the history of laurel wreath and valuable old works are displayed.
The Exhibition of old type sake
After walk back from two exhibitions, it’s time to start tasting three types of sake!! Those sake, especially Daiginjo, are very easy to drink and delicious even for people who don’t usually drink alcohol. All has different taste, so please check them out and you choose the best one!!
①Retro Bottle Ginjo Sake
②Tama no Izumi Daiginjo
Sake Gift Shop…
The amazing things are not only the number of Sake they sell but also the craftmans at the gift shop. I’m impressed by them who gave me detail explanation when I was wondering which sake is the best as souvenirs. They always give us explanations of each difference and characteristics.
A wide variety of Sake gift
This time, we have introduced Gekkeikan Sake Museum in Kyoto. You’ll be a big fun of Sake once you visit there!! I hope you enjoy there as much as I do.
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・ Open: 9:30-16:30
・Admission Fee: 300
・Web site URL: https://www.gekkeikan.co.jp/english/kyotofushimi/museum.html