Japan Open-air Folk House Museum and Japanese rice-wine Class

Hideaki W.

Kanagawa
English
7 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

Mi-n-ka-e-n (Japan Open-air Folk House Museum) and O-sa-ke (Japanese rice-wine) Class, including its tasting.

Let’s feel the energy coming from the ground in Ebina and Kawasaki (not going as far as the Northern Alps), and learn how o-sa-ke (Japanese rice-wine) is made.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

09:00 Meet at Mu-ko-ga-o-ka-yu-e-n station (South Exit) on the Odakyu Railway Line

Mi-n-ka-e-n (Japan Open-air Folk House Museum) in Kawasaki, Kanagawa

Osake brewery in Ebina, Kanagawa

Ending Point

16:00 Ebina station on the Odakyu/Sotetsu/JR Sagami Lines The tour will finish at 16:00. The guide, however, will be happy to attend to your requests; how to go back to your hotel or go anywhere else in the city you wish to spend the evening. Pl

What to Expect

Mi-n-ka-e-n (Japan Open-air Folk House Museum) and O-sa-ke (Japanese rice-wine) Class, including its tasting.

Let’s feel the energy coming from the ground in Ebina and Kawasaki (not going as far as the Northern Alps), and learn how o-sa-ke (Japanese rice-wine) is made.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

* The more the merrier 6 rather than 4.

• The tour requires 4 participants.

• Please wear comfortable shoes.

• Please wear your pedometer.

• Please let us know your dietary requirements.

• Lunch

• Admission fee ( 500 yen) Museum

• Osake (Japanese rice-wine) class 1,500 yen, including tax

• Transport expenses (540 yen Train fare between Mukogaoka Yuen and Ebina 360 yen, one-way, Bus fare 180 yen)

Important Information

Update of the site: I will be in Nagasaki, Kyushu, in August, tentatively, August the 4th(Tue.) through the 6th (Thur.). I am happy to show you around "hidden Christian sites" with terraced paddy fields, "TA-NA-DA". The sceneries imprinted in Venezia come to my mind when I stand near the Hirado pier. Our itnerary (meeting at Sasebo at 9:00 and finishing there at about 17:30) includes Whale Museum, one of the main local industries of the time, too. I will help you with information on other tourists’ spots on the beaten track. If interested, please e-mail me for the particulars. (as of March 10, 2020) I am available during the public holiday seasons and semester-end breaks; April 28 - May 6, Dec. 25 - January 7, and the month of August. Could you please bookmark them on your calendar and I will be ready to attend to you. Thank you. Hideaki

Timelines

09:00 Meet at Mu-ko-ga-o-ka-yu-e-n station (South Exit) on the Odakyu Railway Line and start walking slowly to the museum. (FYI: If you are coming in from Tokyo area, take 08:30 express bound for O-da-wa-ra and get to Mukogaoka Yuen station at 08:51) (Fare 250 yen.)

09:30-11:40 Visit the museum (mi-n-ka-e-n) , which was established in 1967 aiming to preserve the

disappearing vernacular houses in Japan, and to hand them down to the next generations. Most of the folk houses have been disassembled and reassembled in a natural setting in which they were originally built in the countryside.

11:40-12:40 Lunch

Take 12:55 train (local) to reach Ebina at 13:26 (Fare 360 yen)

Take 13:40 bus to I-ma-i-zu-mi bus stop (Fare 180 yen)

Take o-sa-ke tour 14:00-15:15 scheduled on Saturdays.

Walk back to Ebina station (25 minutes)

16:00 Ebina station on the Odakyu/Sotetsu/JR Sagami Lines

Please note: The tour will finish at 16:00. The guide, however, will be happy to attend to your requests; how to go back to your hotel or go anywhere else in the city you wish to spend the evening. Please feel free to ask him anytime.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
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