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Shinsekai Sake Tasting Tour

DaysEveryday
Time5:00pm~8:00pm
Duration3 Hours
Participants1~4
IncludedGuide, Sake Sampler Set, Food
MeetDobutsuen-Mae Station
EndOn Site
LanguagesEnglish
CancellationFull Refund Up To 2 Days Prior
Tour No.G-018

The Experience

Nihonshu!

There are lots of different varieties of alcohol, but Japan is known for sake, or as it’s called here, nihonshu. Nihonshu is normally refined using rice and a distinct Japanese brewing method. Generally, Japanese sake has a relatively high alcohol percentage, of 15-20%.

If you love to drink and you’re in Japan, then you definitely have to try the sake!
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You could get sake pretty much anywhere in the city, but with all the different producers, varieties, and flavors, it’s hard to figure out which is the one for you, isn’t it?
If you want to learn more about nihonshu, then this is the tour for you.

Osaka’s major commercial hub, Tennoji!

If you’ve come to Osaka, then you can’t miss a visit to Tennoji. It’s got entertainment, hot springs, food, and a night view. Somewhere in that is also a fairly hidden shop. This place is the star of this tour.

Before stopping off for drinks, how about a quick tour of the city?

▼Shooting gallery.
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▼Said to be the predecessor of pachinko, give smart ball a try. Collect a certain number of balls, and you can exchange them for a prize.
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▼Take some pics in front of the iconic Tsutenkaku tower!
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After walking around the Tennoji/Shinsekai area, we’ll have worked up an appetite. So by that time, we’ll head over to the restaurant〜

▼The entrance. At first glance, it almost looks like a regular house.
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▼Once inside, you’ll notice the tatami flooring. In typical Japanese fashion, you’ll need to take off your shoes as you enter! The place has a great atmosphere, and you can really relax here.
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▼The main event, the sake tasting set.
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This set comes with 8 kinds of nihonshu (Last one comes later!)
But that’s not all, there’s also food to go with the sake. They pair well together, so you can enjoy the drinks even more!

▼For the winter season, hot pot. This is yuzu salt chicken dumpling nabe!
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Before each cup, your guide will explain the features of the sake. You’ll get to learn about what exactly you’re drinking so you can appreciate it even more.

If you’re interested in Japanese sake, then definitely try out this tour!

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Shinsekai Sake Tasting Tour

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Address

Dobutsuen-Mae Station exit 1, 2

Access

Osaka Metro Midosuji Line

Guide Introduction

  • Marin
    Marin
    English, Japanese

    Hi, I’m Marin from Kobe. I used to live in Kyoto and Australia, then I’m a local in Osaka now! I studied English and tourism in Australia for 2 years, it’s just because to be an English guide in Japan for you!
    I was working as tour guide in Cairns, Australia for a year after got many experiences at travel agency in Japan for more than 3 years.
    And of course I love to travel like same as you! I’ve been to 20 countries so far.
    I really like to talk with everyone, let me make you smile! Hope to see you soon:)

  • Minori
    Minori
    English, Japanese, Korean

    Hello, I’m Minori! I was born and grew up in Osaka, so this is my hometown!
    I love talking to people from all over the world, eating food and sweets, and going to the Sento, a kind of Japanese public bath. I hope you like too! :3
    Osaka has a lot of attractions, so I’d like to show you what local people do, what they eat, and what they enjoy in Osaka.
    I TRY to do my best, and WISH your trip would be wonderful. Thank you very much, Arigato!!

  • Ryota
    Ryota
    English, Japanese

    Hello. My name is Ryota. Please call me "Ryo" for short. I'm a government-licensed tour guide-interpreter. Soon after I was born in chiba prefecture, I was taken to Kansai region where I grew up. I love music, history, and the Japanese culture, but science is not my cup of tea. I'll pull out all the stops to lead you to a deep insight into the Japanese cultural aspect like the difference between a buddhist temple and a shinto shrine and the Japanese way of thinking. I assure you that my guiding will knock your socks off. You can take my word for it.

  • Mina
    Mina
    English, Japanese

    Hello, everyone! I’m MINAKO. Please call me MINA. I grew up in Osaka. I really like eating, so I travel all over the world to seek delicious food: ) I’ve visited Canada, US, Taiwan, Philippine and Thailand. I also love talking, drinking, stroll, singing, cooking and snowboarding.
    Osaka has a lot of attractive points which I would love to recommend you, so let’s have a wonderful time in Osaka together! I’m really looking forward to seeing you. Thank you very much.

  • Saki
    Saki
    English, Japanese

    Hi, I am Saki! I was born in Awaji Island. I used to live in Hiroshima and Vancouver. And now I live in Osaka! I enjoy it here, cause there are a lot of nice places such as Osaka castle park, good restaurants, cafes, and Izakayas (Japanese pubs). I would like to go there with you guys. I’m sure we will have a good time. I am looking forward to seeing you in Osaka, and having a wonderful time together! See you soon!

  • Hiro
    Hiro
    English, Japanese

    I was born and raised in Osaka, and have also lived in the Philippines and Canada for two years. I’ve been to many Asian countries to find good food, always on the lookout for the best restaurants. I really love eating, drinking, and playing soccer, and am looking forward to meeting everyone in Japan!

  • Yuta
    Yuta
    English, Japanese, French

    Hi everyone, my name is Yuta. Thank you for coming to Japan (hope you've already decided!). I am originally from Japanese pizza country Hiroshima, then I spent my youth in Osaka, Manchester, Tokyo, Paris and Montreal. I am looking forward to seeing you in Japan and will give you a wonderful tour for the most unforgettable memories!

Important Notes

※ Please be on time.
※ In accordance with Japanese law, individuals under 20 may not consume alcohol.
※ Food is included in the price of the tour.
※ Please bring cash, as places may not accept cards.
※ The guide’s food is not included in the price.
※ You do not have to pay for the guide’s food and drinks.
※ Please bring ID.
Cancellation Policy

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