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Experience the world of Japanese green tea on a factory tour! You can see a houjicha factory, refined tea factory, tea packaging factory, and Makinohara history room. You can try picking tea leaves!
- Factory tour to learn how to make green tea products
- Challenge yourself with picking tea leaves
- Taste some green tea
- Enjoy specialty foods made with green tea at Maruobara Restaurant
- Enjoy shopping at the direct store "Ippinkan"
Pick up at Kanaya Station of Tokaido line or pick up at your hotel near the station
What you need to bring
- 日本語 (Fluent)
- English (Fluent)
I live in Shizuoka prefecture where Mt Fuji is located. I've been raised in Shimada city where Ooi River flows. I have been a volunteer guide for many foreign visitors around my city.
I have an interest in traditional Japanese culture and like natural places as well as cultural heritage sites. Please enjoy the beautiful Japanese landscape with my tour!
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Learning about tea, agriculture in Makinohara
Teruyo was a fantastic guide -- resourceful, knowledgeable, helpful, flexible, and very, very friendly. She was very open to my requests and suggestions (we went a little bit off the beaten track and it was great!). I truly enjoyed spending time with her and learned a lot about tea, farming and life of local people. Highly recommended.
Up to 2 Days Prior