Chubu Area

Niigata

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Cosmo-Smith

Cosmo-Smith hair cutting scissors can be the ideal tools for professional hair stylists to make their styling perfect.

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Location : Sanjo-city, Niigata
Language : Japanese only

FUJII CORPORATION

We manufacture snowblower, ride on mower, and boom lift by producing many models in small quantities system...

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Location : Tsubame-city, Niigata
Language : Japanese or English

Imayo-Tsukasa Sake Brewery

Since 1767. We are SAKE brewery that still uses the traditional way of brewing SAKE. We strictly only use the basic ingredients to brew SAKE...

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Location : Niigata-city, Niigata
Language : Japanese or English

Maruto Hasegawa Kosakujo

Maruto Hasegawa Kosakujo Inc. was established in 1924 and manufactures high quality pliers. Our products are "made in Japan"...

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Location : Sanjo-city, Niigata
Language : Japanese or English

Niigata Manga Animation Museum

This museum introduces cartoonists and animators linked with Niigata. It features areas where guests can play with popular characters, ...

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Location : Niigata-City, Niigata
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English: Signage/video/images
Chinese(simplified and traditional), Korean, Russian, French: Signage

OBATA SHUZO

Introduce how to make sake by video, sake tasting tour..

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Location : Sado-city, Niigata
Language : Japanese or English

Snow Peak

Snow Peak is an outdoor lifestyle creator. We strive to create products that inspire people to enjoy the outdoors, we seek harmony between people and nature, ...

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Location : Sanjo-City, Niigata
Language : Japanese, English(English speaking staff is limited so reservation is advisable)

SUWADA Blacksmith Works

Beauty instruments should be aesthetically perfect themselves, and bring enjoyment and satisfaction throughout their user's lifetime...

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Location : Sanjo-city, Niigata
Language : Japanese or English

The Niigata City Manga House

This is a place where you can enter the world of gag cartoonists with links to Niigata. At the permanent exhibition there is a corner ...

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Location : Niigata-City, Niigata
Language : Japanese , English: Signage

YAMAMURA MFG

Established 1969, Hitachi Metals Steel for high-quality blades agency...

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Location : Sanjo-city, Niigata
Language : Japanese or English

Yoshikawa-touji no Sato

Ours is a local sake carefully brewed with an emphasis on 'rice, water and technique'.
Yoshikawa-touji no Sato brews superb sake from rice grains harvested...

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Location : Joetsu-City, Niigata
Language : Japanese
English (pamphlet, video)

Fukui

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Charmant

Optical and sunglasses manufacturer and distributor

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Location : Sabae-city, Fukui
Language : Japanses or English

NAC Corporation

NAC Corporation is a leading producer of aluminum vacuum deposition, resin molding, and large scale (large-size) FRP(Fiber Reinforced Plastics) products...

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Location : Fukui-city, Fukui
Language : Japanese only

NICCA Chemical

NICCA's business units are chemicals and cosmetics.Textile chemical is the major business field of NICCA worldwide. ...

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Location : Fukui-city, Fukui
Language : Although presentation is provided in English and/or Chinese, an interpreter needs to be accompanied.

SEIREN

SEIREN CO., LTD was founded in 1889. Seiren is a comprehensive textile manufacturer, integrating the stages of planning, manufacturing...

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Location : Sakai-city, Fukui
Language : Japanese only

Toyama

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Foundry Risaburo

We have produced a bronze ware for over a century: since the first Risaburo started foundry work in the ...

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Location : Takaoka-City, Toyama
Language : Japanses only

Gokayama Washi Paper

The traditions of washi paper-making live on in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Gokayama region, ...

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Location : Nanto-City, Toyama
Language : Japanses

Hokuriku Coca-Cola Bottling (Tonami factory)

Surrounded with natural beauty, the Hokuriku Coca-Cola Tonami Plant produces a variety of products, including Coca-Cola, Aquarius, Georgia Coffee, and I LOHAS, ...

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Location: Tonami-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese

IKEDAYA YASUBEI SHOUTEN

Our product "Hangontan" is a representative medicine of Toyama developed in the Edo Era...

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Location : Toyama-City, Toyama
Language : Japanses only

Inami Wood Carving Cooperative

Here, visitors can see nationally-recognized traditional handicrafts including decorative carved panels and lion masks, as well as modern carvings and handicraf...

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Location: Manto-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese
English (pamphlet only)

Johana Hikiyama Museum

Come see 300 years of history of the Johana Hikiyama Festival (a nationally designated Important Intangible Folk Cultural Asset) and its various beautiful proce...

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Location: Nanto-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese

Johana Oriyakata

Try your hand at weaving, or purchase original hand-woven goods.
With Johana's long traditional history of silk textures, an office building was built in 1...

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Location: Nanto-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese

Kokando

A museum where guests can enjoy learning about Toyama's fascinating history of selling medicine. Inside this beautiful example of Japanese white-walled warehous...

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Location: Toyama-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese
English (pamphlet, video)

Marunaka Suisan

Established in 1909, this former north-sea fishery’s century-long history continues to this day. ...

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Location : Kurobe-City, Toyama
Language : Japanses

Masuda Shuzo

Manufacturing sake under the name of Masuizumi.
Located in the Iwase area of Toyama City, between the Sea of Japan and the peaks of Mount Tateyama. This co...

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Location: Toyama-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese
English (pamphlet only)

Minamoto

Opened in 1908 at Toyama Station as a bento boxed lunch shop, and started serving masu no sushi four years later. Since then, Minamoto has kept true to traditio...

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Location: Toyama-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese

NOUSAKU CORPORATION

Since 1916, NOUSAKU has manufactured Buddhist altars, tea sets, and flower vases...

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Location : Takaoka-City, Toyama
Language : Japanses or English

Ogoshi Butsudan

We exhibit various types of Butsudan ("Buddhist altar") such as Takaoka, Karaki and modern Butsudan to meet your needs or sects. Visitors can look around...

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Location : Takaoka-City, Toyama
Language : Japanses Only

Okakura

At the Okakura Direct Shop, located at Okakura's main factory, visitors can watch a demonstration as okaki rice snacks are made right before their eyes, take a ...

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Location: Tonami-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese only

Ozaki Kamaboko

Ozaki Kamaboko-kan resembles a museum, where guests can watch through windows as kamaboko is made before their eyes, before visiting the shop annex where they c...

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Location: Uozu-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese only

Sankyo Tateyama

Sankyo Alumi-Company operates aluminum plants in ten locations throughout western Toyama, and in April of 2014, we opened our Imizu plant, where visitors can wa...

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Location: Izumi-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese only

Sasaraya Tateyama original store

Our Senbei (Japanese rice cracker) is made from 100% rice from Toyama. Visitors can try tasty Arare (bite-sized Japanese rice cracker) and...

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Location: Tateyama-City, Toyama
Language: Japanses only

Shogawa Aqua Memorial Park

Featuring exhibitions and sales of traditional Shogawa lathed woodworks, and live lathe demonstrations on Saturdays and Sundays. Additionally, on Saturdays and ...

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Location: Tonami-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese

Takazawa Sake Brewery

Founded in 1872 in Himi, Toyama, a town nationally famous for its fishers. With annual production of only about 35,000 liters of sake, Takazawa is a small brewe...

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Location: Himi-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese

Tanihata

The "Kumiko" woodwork technique was developed in Japan in the Asuka Era (600-700 AD). Tanihata uses this technique to manufacture Ramma for room dividers...

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Location : Toyama-shi, Toyama
Language : Japanses or English

Tonami Sankyo Village Museum

Located in the Tonami Plains, Sankyo Village is among Japan's best known rice-growing villages, dotted with rice fields and surrounded with trees. This museum w...

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Location: Tonami-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese
English, Korean (pamphlet only)

Tonami Soy Sauce

The company was originally established in 1935 in the Tonami area as a shop and factory, ...

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Location : Tonami-City, Toyama
Language : Japanese / English(Brochure)

Umekama U-mei Kan

At the Ume-Kama U-mei-Kan Museum, guests from around the world can learn about the history and types of kamaboko with large-screen explanation videos in four la...

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Location: Toyama-CIty, Toyama

Language: Japanese
English (guidance board, video, pamphlet)
Chinese, Korean (video, pamphlet)

Wakatsuru Shuzo

Toyama Prefecture is known for the delicious kan-buri amberjack and firefly squid of Toyama Bay, as well as for the Northern Alps, towering some 3,000 meters hi...

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Location: Tonami-City, Toyama

Language: Japanese only

Ishikawa

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Koshiyama Shouten

Since our foundation in 1889, we have continued to produce traditional handmade sweets while also working to create new confections. Our aim is...

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Location : Kanazawa-city, Ishikawa
Language : Japanese or Chinese

Shioyasu Urushi Ware Company

Founded in 1858, Shioyasu Urushi Ware Company, a long-established Wajima Lacquerware (Wajima-nuri) manufacturer, offers an extensive selection...

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Location : Wajima-city, Ishikawa
Language : Japanese only

ULTRAMAN STADIUM

Our indoor theme park, “ULTRAMAN STADIUM” is centered completely around “Ultraman” and divided into four spaces. The first a dynamic live show, “Ultra Power Stage.”...

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Location : Nomi-City, Ishikawa
Language : Japanses Only

Ushikubi Pongee Silk Hakusan-Koubou

Traditional woven fabric that has been produced in the Shiramine District at the foot of Mt. Hakusan for over 800 years. Preserving the time-honored techniques, the company...

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Location : Hakusan-city, Ishikawa
Language : Japanses Only

Yamato Soysauce & Miso

Yamato Soysauce & Miso Co., Ltd was founded in 1911 during the Meiji Era. Still located in the same area we pride ourselves in manufacturing all natural...

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Location : Kanazawa-city, Ishikawa
Language : Japanses or English

Nagano

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Daisekkei Sake Brewing Co.,Ltd.

Established in 1898, Daisekkei, meaning “Big Snow Valley”, is located at the foot of the Northern Alps of Japan. ...

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Location : Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Gishodo Suwako Watch & Clock Museum

This is a museum of time and watches where we develop and sell original watches under the "Made in Suwa" brand. Suwa is one of the homes of watchmakin...

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Location : Suwa-gun, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Ito Sake Brewery

Ito Sake Brewery has been making sake with the blessings of nature: local water, including from hot springs, and rice. The sake we make is unique to Suwa becaus...

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Location : Suwa-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese/English

Itoigawa Jadeite Workshop Kotaki

Itoigawa jadeite is a Japanese gem. The jadeite is characterized by the mixed colors of white and green, ...

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Location : Matsumoto-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Japanese Wild Silk Moth Center

At the Azumino City Japanese Wild Silk Moth Center, we introduce a comprehensive history of the breeding and ecology of Japanese wild silk moths through DVD footage and e...

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Location : Azumino-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Kasahara

The Tokida-kan museum, previously a silk mill, exhibits documents and materials of the silk industry that developed along with the modernization of the country....

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Location : Ueda-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese only

Kyouhouen

Chikuma City of Nagano Prefecture is known for its ANZU production. It is Japan's top ANZU producing area, and was selected as the first private trip ...

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Location : Chikuma-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Maihime Shuzo

We stick to tradition in making our sake. Following the lead of our nationally famous brewmaster here in Suwa, each and every worker takes great care in brewing...

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Location : Suwa-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Marui-Ito Shoten

Marui-Ito Shoten has been devoted to making quality miso since its establishment 100 years ago. We value our traditions, but at the same time embrace new techno...

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Location : Chino-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Matsukame Miso

The whole area of Shinshu Suwa where Matsukame Miso originated has been the "treasure house of naturally brewed miso" since ancient times, blessed wit...

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Location : Okaya-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Matsuki Kanten Sangyo

Matsuki Kanten was established in 1939. We have been producing kanten (agar products) for over 60 years, with the "blessings of nature,"the cold, clea...

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Location : Chino-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Music Box Company

Music Box Company Co., Ltd. demerged in 1997 from Sankyo Seiki Mfg. (currently Nidec Corporation) as the first company to succeed in the industrialization of mu...

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Location : Suwa-gun, Nagano
Language : Japanese (English is available partially)

Ogawa No Shou

Oyaki village was opened in October 1986 after renovating the original local farms. It is a quiet mountain village surrounded by Japanese oaks and sawtooth oaks...

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Location : Kamiminochi-gun, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Reijin Shuzo

Reijin started business more than 200 years ago, in 1789. This was also the year when the French Revolution broke out in Europe, while a new constitution was es...

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Location : Suwa-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION

Epson's aim is to be indispensable for our customers and society, useful to people around the world in their daily lives and therefore contributing to their soc...

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Location : Suwa-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese (Please contact us if you require the tour to be in English or Chinese)

Shinshu Suwa Garasu no Sato

A complex with one of the country's biggest glass shops, an art museum exhibiting works of well-known glass artists, workshop areas where you can experience mak...

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Location : Suwa-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese only

Shiozawa Kogei

The studio of the muntin craft artist Masanobu Shiozawa: Here, visitors can see room lights incorporating Japan's traditional muntin craftsmanship and large-sca...

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Location : Iida-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese only

St. Cousair Winery & Vineyards

The St. Cousair Company produces and sells the highest-quality wines, jams, and dressings.
Our winery is located on top of a beautiful hill in Iizuna Villa...

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Location : Kamiminouchi-gun, Nagano
Language : English, French

Suwana

While exploring new possibilities for the produce industry, Suwana aims to achieve a new business model in order to vitalize the local area, from factory constr...

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Location : Chino-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

The Museum of Tetsu in Sakaki

This museum exhibits Japanese sword masterpieces mostly created by the late Yukihira Miyairi, a swordsmith from Sakaki and a living national treasure when al...

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Location : Hanishina-gun, Nagano
Language : Japanese only

Toshimaya

In Okaya, a city of severe cold, Toshimaya produces quality sake using the main ingredient, rice, produced in Nagano. We stick to the basics while our young Kur...

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Location : Okaya-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Wakamiya Kojiya

Miso is made from soybeans, rice and salt. With such simple ingredients, no food processing tricks would work. Because of that, we are extremely thorough in our...

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Location : Okaya-City, Nagano
Language : Japanese

Yamanashi

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Chateau Mercian

We, "Chateau Mercian," offer you various kinds of tours where you can enjoy learning the fascination and the history of Japanese wine, grape ...

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Location : Koshu-City, Yamanashi
Language : Japanese only

Chateraise Hakushu Plant

Chateraise Co., Ltd. is a confectionery maker of ice cream, cake, and other Western and Japanese confectioneries. It operates about 450 stores throughout the ...

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Location : Hokuto-City, Yamanashi
Language : Japanese

Inden-ya Uehara Yushichi (atelier)

Koshu-Inden is one of the oldest leather processing techniques, which has been kept for about 400 years in Yamanashi prefecture, Koshinetu-region of Japan. The ...

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Location : Kofu-City, Yamanashi
Language : Japanese only

Inden-ya Uehara Yushichi (Museum)

Koshu-Inden is one of the oldest leather processing techniques, which has been kept for about 400 years in Yamanashi prefecture, Koshinetu-region of Japan. The ...

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Location : Kofu-City, Yamanashi
Language : Japanese only

Lumiere Co., Ltd.

A traditional boutique winery with awe and respect for nature. We are one of the oldest family-owned wineries in Japan, operating since 1885, ...

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Location: Fuefuki-City, Yamanashi

Language: Japanese
English (Signage/brochure/accompanying guide)

Nakagomi Orchard

We are a fruit picking farm here in Yamanashi. Our fruit picking starts in the beginning of June with cherries and goes on until the middle of December with var...

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Location: Minami-Alps-City, Yamanashi

Language: Japanese
English(signs,movie,guide)

Suntory Minami Alps Hakushu Water Plant

The source of natural mineral water is surrounded by natural beauty.
Forestland in the Southern Alps provides fresh water, the "Suntory Natural ...

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Location : Hokuto-City, Yamanashi
Language : Japanese

Suntory (Suntory Hakushu Distillery)

Known as the "Forest Distillery", Hakushu Distillery is located at a site known for the pristine waters of the Ojira River, which has been designated ...

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Location : Hokuto-City, Yamanashi
Language : [English, Chinese and French audio guide information]
An audio guide describing the manufacturing process in English, Chinese and French is available for use by visitors to the distillery. Please request a unit when making your reservation. Please note that availability is limited; we may be unable to provide all interested visitors with a unit.

Yamanashi Jewelry Museum

Yamanashi is now home to an industrial cluster that includes sculpture using materials such as rock crystal and agate, the polishing of gemstones for use in jew...

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Location : Kofu-City, Yamanashi
Language : Japanese only

Gifu

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Ohashi Ryoki

For over 60 years, our company has been the leading manufacturer of traditional hand-crafted "Masu" boxes in Ogaki, Japan. Over 80% of all Masu boxes...

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Location : Ogaki-city Gifu
Language : Japanses or English

Tenryou Sake Brewing

Tenryo sake proudly adheres to the traditional five essential elements of good sake: water, rice, yeast, craftsmanship, and weather. Sake is, in fact, ...

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Location : Gero-City, Gifu
Language : Japanese and English

Aichi

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SCMAGLEV and Railway Park

The SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, is a railway museum introducing the "advances in high-speed railway" with displays of 39 rolling stock, including...

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Location : Nagoya-city, Aichi
Language : Audio Guide is available in 8 Languages

Noritake Garden

Noritake's history began in 1904 with a single dinner plate. Since then, Noritake has continued to make elegant and dynamic tableware in the same city under the...

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Location : Nagoya-city, Aichi
Language : English, Chinese, Japanese

TOYOTA Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology

The TOYOTA Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, founded in a joint creation of the Toyota Group companies, uses the location and buildings of...

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Location : Nagoya-City, Aichi
Language : English, Chinese, Korean

Shizuoka

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Chibi Maruko-chan Land

A museum where you can experience a day in the life of Maru-chan, "Chibi Maruko-chan Land" is located on the third floor of S-Pulse Dream Plaza, a landmark of the Shimizu district. ...

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Location : Shizuoka-city, Shizuoka
Language : Japanese, English: Signage/brochure, Chinese: (simplified and traditional characters) Signage/brochure

Grinpia makinohara

Grinpia makinohara located in Makinohara City Shizuoka Prefecture is a tea center...

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Location : Makinohara-city, Shizuoka
Language : Japanese Only

Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments

Opened in April 1995, ours is the first municipally run museum for musical instruments in Japan. There are approximately 1,300 items displayed by region of origin. ...

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Location : Hamamatsu-City, Shizuoka
Language : Japanese, English (Signage/brochure)

Hananomai Brewing Co., Ltd.

Hananomai Brewing Co., established in 1864, is the quintessential Shizuoka brand and has enjoyed immense popularity in the area for 150 years. ...

Japanese sake

Location : Hamamatsu-City, Shizuoka
Language : Japanese, English (Video/images/accompanying guide)

NEXCO Central Communication Plaza Fuji

Communication Plaza Fuji is a facility in which you can familiarize yourself with Japan's new main transportation artery ...

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Location : Fuji-city, Shizuoka
Language : Japanese / English (Brochure/video)

SUZUKI PLAZA

We display many products of Suzuki Motor Corporation since its foundation and show how we produce cars today.

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Location : Hamamatsu-city, Shizuoka
Language : Japanese Only

Yamaha Motor Communication Plaza

The Communication Plaza shows many products of various fields...

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Location : Iwata-city, Shizuoka
Language :Japanese Only(There are some English guidance of the exhibitions)