Sacred Sake Tasting

Sake has a long history in Japan. Since 700 A.D. it was used in religious ceremonies. For almost 1000 years, sake was mainly produced in Shrines and temples. Even now, Sake is one of the main offerings left for Shinto Gods.

Learn all about the history of this ancient relationship, while tasting the delicious Niigata Sake in the heart of a Shinto Shrine.

  • Enter the main hall of the oldest Shrine in Niigata City.
  • Learn all about the relationship between Sake and Shinto while enjoying the warm company of your friends and our guides.
  • Learn a few easy tricks to sake tasting that will make you seem like an expert.
  • Find the ideal match for each drink among the specially chosen appetizers.

Included:
-4 types of delicious sake
-Specially chosen appetizers
-All other fees

Not Included:
-Transportation to/from the event

***Group Discounts are Available.

Tour Information

Reservation
  • Duration
    1.5 hours
  • Capacity
    14
  • Minimum
    4
  • Age limit
    20+
  • Fee
    From 4000 JPY
  • Meeting place
    Furumachi Shinmeigu
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    【Payment】
    We offer two payment options:
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    2. Cash at the meeting place.

    【Cancellation】
    The tour will be held, regardless of the weather. In the unlikely event of a natural disaster or cancellation of the tour, you will be contacted by e-mail.
    Please notify us of your cancellation at least 12 hours before the tour start time.

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    BY JAPANESE LAW IT IS ILLEGAL FOR PERSONS UNDER 20 YEARS OF AGE TO DRINK ALCOHOL.
    WE DO NOT CONDONE DRUNK DRIVING. IN JAPAN THE LEGAL ALCOHOL LIMIT IS 0 (zero).
    WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS OCCURRING BEFORE OR AFTER THE TOUR.