Sake Tasting in Takayama

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Sake Tasting in Takayama (photo)

This is the first sake tasting activity in Takayama. This is an hands-on activity to learn sake-related cultures, traditions and history by tasting sakes from Hida Takayama and enjoying local food.

Time required
Approx. 1.5 hours
Number of participants
1-8 people at a time
Available days
Twice daily between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., and between 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • 3500 yen (5-6 kinds of sakes and 3 kinds of snacks)
  • 6500 yen (5-6 kinds of sakes, 3 kinds of snacks, Hida Beef Steak Meal & 1 drink)
Making reservations
Please book via email to:
  • Tasting different kinds of sakes from Furukawa, Takayama and Gero.
  • Detailed explanation in English.
  • Evening activity.
  • Small group.

Flow of experience

  1. Meet in front of the Jinya and then move on to “Kanoya” restaurant.
  2. Listen to a lecture on Japanese sake, history, cultures and traditions.
  3. Taste five to six kinds of sakes, along with some local snacks. See if you can tell the difference between the sakes.
  4. Try a blind tasting game.
    (If you order the Hida Beef meal, you will have time to enjoy your meal after the sake tasting.)

Facility info:Sake Tasting in Takayama

1-93 Honmachi, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture

A 5-minute walk from JR Takayama Honsen Takayama Station. / A 1-minute walk from Takayama Jinya (or “Morning Market”), a famous tourist site in the Takayama City Center.

Meeting place: Jinya (1-5 Hachikenmachi, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture 506-0012)

Requests for enjoyable experience

  1. Please contact the facility directly for details and reservations in advance of the participation program.
  2. Please contact the facility about any changes to your reservation, as early as possible.
  3. Please arrange your own transportation to the program site.
  4. Program may be anavailable depending on the facility’s schedule. Please contact in advance to confirm program availability.
  5. Please note that details of these contents may change without notice.