Yamatogawa Sake Brewing Museum

Northern Honshū (Tōhoku)

Step into the Yamatogawa Sake Brewing Museum to peek inside a kura (mud-walled storehouse) that dates from 1790 and, until 20 years ago, functioned as a sake brewery. Guided tours (in Japanese) depart every 15 minutes and include a tasting at the end.

It's a 15-minute walk north of Kitakata train station.

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