Industrial Tourism in Japan
Grinpia makinohara located in Makinohara City Shizuoka Prefecture is a tea center ran by a tea manufacturer (Kisakuen Co., Ltd.). You can observe how tea leaves are picked and processed to produce a final product through display panels and on-site factory. You can enjoy a meal which uses the tea at a restaurant Marunobara that is also located here. Please enjoy the meal, for example, tea buckwheat noodles, sprout of the tea tempura, tea tsukudani, rice boiled in tea with salt, etc.
1151 Nishihazama, Makinohara-shi, Shizuoka, 421-0508 Japan
It is 15 minutes by taxi from Kikugawa station(Tokaido Main Line).
It is 20 minutes by taxi from Kanaya station(Tokaido Main Line).
It is 2 kilometers from Nishihazama staition(※Fixed-route bus Shizutestujustline)
|Admission fee||Free(factory tour) *There are some paid experiences|
|Working days and hours||Between 10am and 5PM|
|Closings||29st Dec. to 3rd Jan.|
|Visitor capacity||120 people|
|Time required for a tour||About 20 minutes|
Please call us(0548-27-2995). *Japanese only
There is no guide(free to visit as you like)
There are some guidance videos about the manufacturing process of tea(Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean *Reservation is required)
Japanese only for telephone inquiries.
Workshop-based tour is available.
1. (Content: Try picking green tea <Open from the late of April to the beginning of October. Weekdays:11:00am, Weekends and holidays: 11:00am and 2:00pm> Charge:Adults 820yen, Children 720yen)
2. (Content: Take a class on green tea (includes Japanese traditional sweets) <Reservation required> Charge:Adults 510yen, Children 410yen)
Tel: 0548-27-2995 *Japanese only