関西在住の外国人家族のための遊び場情報サイトです。
This website is to provide information about Kansai to foreign families.

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Our family often go on factory visits when we don't want to go somewhere crowded or go sightseeing.
There are often free gift coupons on their websites. Just print out the page, take it with you & present it to the receptionist.

Kirin Beverage

キリンビバレッジ舞鶴工場

During the tour, you may try drinks from a PET bottle (plastic bottle), a can or a paper carton. There are about 300 million cans manufactured a year.

ADDRESS/TEL
1350 Kuratani, Maizuru, Kyoto
京都府舞鶴市倉谷1350
0773-75-6868
URL
ACCESS
15 min. walk from Nishimaizuru Stn. on the JR Line.
ENTRY/CHARGES
Free
HOURS
Tour times:9:00-12:00/1:00-4:00
Time required:about 90 min.
(Including beer & beverage drinking.)
HOLIDAY
National Holiday, New Year's & their Company Holiday.
FACILITY/SERVICES

Suntory Beer

サントリー京都ビール工場

After touring the factory, you will be permitted to sample a couple of glasses of beer. Juice is available for children. There is a souvenir shop. If there is enough time, this tour can be done on the same day as Suntory Whiskey.

ADDRESS/TEL
3-1-1 Choshi, Nagaokakyo, Kyoto
京都府長岡京市調子 3-1-1
075-952-2020
URL
ACCESS
5 min. by taxi from Nagaokakyo Stn. on the JR Kyoto Line or Nagaokatenjin Stn. on the Hankyu Kyoto Line.
There is a free shuttle bus to & from both stations. Confirm times.
ENTRY/CHARGES
Free but reservations are required.
HOURS
9:30-5:00
Time required:about 70 min.
(Including beer & beverage drinking.)
HOLIDAY
New Year's (Refer to the factory calendar.)
FACILITY/SERVICES
Sometimes you may receive a gift from their homepage if you print it out.

Coca Cola

近畿コカ・コーラボトリング京都

Nostalgic Coke goods are on display & you can receive a souvenir for visiting.

ADDRESS/TEL
128 Taishinarami, Kumiyama-cho, Kuze-gun, Kyoto
京都府久世郡久御山町田井新荒見128
0774-43-5522
URL
ACCESS
Take Kintetsu Kyoto Line & get off at Okubo Stn.
10 min. from Okubo Stn. by bus or taxi.
ENTRY/CHARGES
Free but reservations are required.
HOURS
(Sun) 10:30, (Mon) 1:00 & (Tue) 3:00
Time required:about 90 min.
(Including beer & beverage drinking.)
HOLIDAY
The 1st, 3rd & 5th Mondays.
FACILITY/SERVICES

Fukujuen Tea Centre

福寿園 CHA研究センター

The history of tea, tea research in the world & how to incorporate tea into your life is shown. There is a place to experience tea.

ADDRESS/TEL
3-1-3 Sorakudai, Kizu-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto
京都府相楽郡木津町相楽台3-1-3
0774-73-1200
URL
ACCESS
15 min. walk from Yamadagawa Stn. on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line.
ENTRY/CHARGES
¥500
HOURS
Tour times:10:00-12:00 &1:30-4:00
HOLIDAY
Weekends & National Holidays.
FACILITY/SERVICES

Yakult (Drinks)

ヤクルト京都工場

The manufacturing process of the fermented lactic-drink can be seen.

ADDRESS/TEL
38 Tohachi, Makishima-cho, Uji, Kyoto
宇治市槇島町十八38
0774-22-8960
URL
ACCESS
15 min. by taxi from Momoyamaryomae Stn. on the Kintetsu Line or Fushimimomoyama Stn. on the Keihan Line.
ENTRY/CHARGES
Free but reservations required.
HOURS
9:30-5:00
Tour times:10:00/12:30/2:30
Time required:70 min.
HOLIDAY
Sunday (Refer to the factory calendar.)
FACILITY/SERVICES

Nishijin Textiles

西陣織会館

There is a demonstration of the hand machines used for making textiles. You can try on a kimono.

ADDRESS/TEL
Horikawa Imadegawa Minami-iru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
京都市上京区堀川通今出川南入
075-451-9231
URL
ACCESS
7 min. walk from Karasumaimadegawa Stn. on the Karasuma Subway Line. Take the city bus & get off at Horikawaimadegawa.
ENTRY/CHARGES
Free
HOURS
9:00-5:00
HOLIDAY
Weekends & National Holidays.
FACILITY/SERVICES

Sake Gekkeikan

月桂冠大倉記念館

Valuable brewing tools are displayed & the history of sake making in Fushimi is shown. You can take the Jukkokubune tour & enjoy the scenery from the old ship.

ADDRESS/TEL
247 Minamihama-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto
京都市伏見区南浜町247
075-623-2056
URL
ACCESS
5 min. by taxi from Nagaokakyo Stn. on the JR Kyoto Line or Nagaokatenjin Stn. on the Hankyu Kyoto Line. There is a free shuttle bus to & from both stations. Confirm times.
ENTRY/CHARGES
Adult ¥300
Junior High & High School Student ¥100
HOURS
9:30-4:30
Time required:about 90 min.
(Including beer & beverage drinking.)
HOLIDAY
Monday or the following day it is a holiday, Obon & New Year's.
FACILITY/SERVICES
Shop/Restaurant
Free parking
Free gift:a small bottle of sake (180ML) for adults & a postcard for children.

Miwa Somen Menyukan in Nara

三輪そうめん山本

Learn about the history and manufacturing of somen noodles.
Somen-making is from October-March only but reservations are required. It costs ¥600 to make the somen & you can take it home. For ¥1200-1400 the somen-making & lunch is included. It takes 2 hours & is limited to 25 people.

ADDRESS/TEL
6-5-2 Sakyo, Nara
奈良県奈良市左京6-5-2
0742-72-3331
URL
ACCESS
10 min walk from the Heijoyama Stn. on the JR Line.
ENTRY/CHARGES
Free but reservations required.
HOURS
9:00-5:00
HOLIDAY
Monday, Obon & New Year's.
FACILITY/SERVICES