This is a WAK JAPAN’s new walk tour featuring fermented Japanese seasoning such as vinegar, shoyu (soy sauce) and miso as well as sake. The WAK’s tour guide takes you to popular shops of vinegar, shoyu and miso located west of Kyoto Imperial old Palace and explains their history and especially the great role of Koji yeast. 

After the shops, let’s go to sake brewery (or l liquor store) where you can enjoy tasting 3 kinds of Japanese sake. 

During the tour, you must be surprised to know how the Japanese Koji yeast gives us healthy and anti-aged idea of life as well as raising the taste of food. Also, this tour includes some souvenir from the miso and the shoyu shop! Have a fun!!


・The tour is conducted on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. (except for holiday seasons.)

14:30 Meet at Wakwak-kan and move to the vinegar shop by taxi, and then visit shoyu shop and miso shop by walk.

17:00 visit the sake brewery (or l liquor store) by taxi.
17:30 Finish the tour

*Please make a reservation beforehand 1 week before.

Notes on reservation

1. Please note the tour content may change depend on each shop’s situation.
2. The same rate applicable to more than 4 year-old child.
(Alcohol cannot be served to customers under 20. Please kindly let us know in advance if the group includes anyone under 20.)
3. Transportation and Interpreter are included in the program fee.
*Interpreting services for languages other than English are available upon request. (An additional fee is required.) 
4. A full charge is required for an observer. 
*Please contact us for details of the cancellation policy.
Any change of time or day will be subjected to cancellation policy.


わくわく館 Wakwak-kan

〒604-0812 京都市中京区高倉通り二条上る天守町761「わくわく館」
train:5 min-walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Stn, Exit No.7.
761 Tenshucho, Takakura-dori,Nijo-agaru, Nakagyo-ku,Kyoto, Japan 604-0812