Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery

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  • Address: Japan, Yubinbango 989-3433 Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, Aoba-ku, Nitsuka 1, Sendai-shi
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-223952865
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids

Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery - Review

It is unfortunate that for the most part, this tour will have to be restricted to Japanese speaking visitors only. It's not that foreign language speakers aren't allowed… it's that they don't have an English language tour yet. So, unless you're a whiskey aficionado who can't stand the thought of leaving behind a whole distillery unvisited (and you don't speak Japanese), you'll want to avoid visiting. For that happy crowd that does speak the language, the fascinating tour will take you not just through the distilling process, but also tell you the story of the man who founded the distillery in the first place. The site, enclosed by mountains on all sides, and at the confluence of two rivers, is worth visiting just for the scenery. The buildings themselves are utterly charming. And of course, at the end of the tour, you can sample one glass each of three different brands of wine (unless you're the designated driver, in which case they'll give you a soft drink).

Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery Information

  • Wheelchairs available.
  • Smoking is not allowed.
  • No English Guided tours, so read up before hand.
  • Bring your own rain gear on rainy days.
  • Visits may be restricted if too many people are already on tour. Call before you visit.

Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery Opening and Closing Hours

  • There are two tour periods: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • No tours between 11:30pm and 12:30pm.
  • Tours last about 30 minutes.
  • Tours begin every 15 - 20 minutes.

How To reach Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery by Public Transport

  • Senzan line stop West Sendai Highland station.
  • Drive to here.
  • Take a bus for 1000 yen from Sendai Station.

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  • Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery Address: Japan, Yubinbango 989-3433 Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, Aoba-ku, Nitsuka 1, Sendai-shi
  • Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery Contact Number: +81-223952865
  • Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery: 01:00 Hrs
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Nikka Whisky Sendai Factory Miyagikyo Distillery, Sendai-shi Reviews

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  • Beautiful buildings and scenery with big nature!! Nice people, great learning about whisky and fantastic experience to explore Japanese whisky. You can buy lots of stuffs related to the whisky in their souvenir shop. Definitely worth to visit. Just be careful, the frequency of the train to the near station is not much.

  • A great excursion if you are in the Sendai area. In weekends and on holidays you can take a free shuttle bus to the factory. Although the tour is in Japanese, there is an electronic English guide available. And of course... there's tasting after the tour. :-)

  • Free tastings and a well stocked gift shop (although hard to find any of the older vintages, we went for the Nikka Barrell whiskey, very reasonable at 2200 yen). Lovely grounds and gorgeous cherry blossom. Highly recommend it even if you aren’t a whiskey fan.

  • Beautiful grounds with amazing staff and service. The tour is free and last about one hour. The tour is in Japanese, but they have an audio track you can listen to in a few different languages throughout the tour. There is a free tasting at the end of the tour and of course the souvenir shop with exclusive products. Would definitely reccomend this distillery a visit. Kanpai 🥃

  • Good place to visit and Camembert cheese langue de chat is a must-buy item.

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