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interesting tour

I toured this factory with my daughter and a Japanese colleague who works in Okazaki. The... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Irvine, CA
Tour if you understand Japanese

It's an educative tour on miso, from the beans to fermentation and to food. However it's all in... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
via mobile
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9 Feb 2018
“interesting tour”
15 Aug 2018
“Interesting and free”
69 Okandori, Hatchocho, Okazaki 444-0923, Aichi Prefecture
+81 564-21-1355
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

They offer a 30 minute free tour, and you can taste a few kinds of miso at the end. They ask you to fill out a short form and give you a small miso gift when you hand it back to them. The tour is...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I toured this factory with my daughter and a Japanese colleague who works in Okazaki. The traditional way of making miso in huge wooden vats, weighted with stones is quite interesting and so Japanese. As others have noted, it is best to go with someone...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

It's an educative tour on miso, from the beans to fermentation and to food. However it's all in Japanese and I do g understand a thing. But it's still a good tour to just view the factory and fermentation and storage process. Makes me appreciates...More

Thank unizkhong
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A nice 30 minute tour through the factory. By the end, there's a moment you can taste two kinds of soups and sweet with misso; and get a souvenir (a small packet of misso). The structure is very old; the smell, great.

Thank Kerliyn
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Starting with their national cultural heritage building, our guide escorted us to the history of Kakukyu company chronically. Guided tour is only in Japanese. Guided tour begins with pre-registration every 30 minutes between 9:30 to 12:00 in the morning and 13:00 to 16:00 in the...More

Thank Beaucaillou
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Located about 30km away from Nagoya city, we reach Hatcho Miso company 45 mins by car. They run an hourly guided tour of a museum and their miso factory. Tour is about 30 mins. The museum has a section describing traditional manufacturing process using life-size...More

Thank Rainbow1754
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

You can take a tour of miso factory for free without making a reservation. The tour is conducted every half hour. The first thing you have to do is to go to the reception desk. An application form will be given to you there and...More

Thank Takeshi H
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