|Experience time||10:00～, 13:00～, 15:00～|
|Time required||45 minutes, 75 minutes|
|Fee||75 minute plan: ¥500 per person
45 minute plan: free of charge
|Reservations||Call 0563-77-6572 (9:30～17:00)|
|Address||15 Yokomachiyashiki, Kami-machi, Nishio City|
|Hours||9:30～18:30 Last order 17:30|
|Closed||Every first Thursday of each month (except for May, July and December) and New Year holidays|
|Hands-on museum||Reservations required at 0563-77-6572|
|Website||Make a reservation from our website.
A tea whisk will be presented as a souvenir.
*A tea whisk is a tea ceremony utensil you can see each woman in the photo holding with her right hand.
At the café on the first floor of the shop, you can prepare matcha by yourself and enjoy your own brew.
|Time required||45 minutes|
*For factory tours and stone mill grinding experience, please make a reservation at least one week in advance.
|Place||Shokakuen (Main Shop)|
|Address||50-2 Kami-machi Minamiarako, Nishio City|
|Matcha Café||10:00～18:00 (Last order)|
At the matcha factory, a tea specialist will provide you with a detailed explanation. Then you will enjoy usucha (thin tea) of the highest quality together with dried confectionary.
You can also prepare matcha by yourself and enjoy your own brew.
Tea ceremony classes and nerikiri (Japanese cake) making classes are also available.
|Experience time||(1) 10:00 (2) 11:00 (3) 13:30 (4) 14:30
(Other times are subject to arrangements.)
|Reservations||Call 0563-57-2570 (9:00～17:30)|
|Address||7 Kamlyashiki, Kami-machi, Nishio City|
|Hours||SABO AOI (2F) 10:00～18:00 Last order 17:30
Shop (1F) 9:00～18:00
Advanced reservations available.
*SABO AOI (2F) is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.
|Closed||Thursdays and every fourth Sunday|
Matcha Experience & Kimono Experience
Enjoy your own Little Kyoto kimono experience by wearing kimono and walking along old streets or in the history park.
|Matcha experience time||10:00～17:00
Time required: 30 minutes～
|Reservations||Call 0563-54-6758 9:00～18:00 (October～March 17:00)|
|Reservations for kimono experience||Nishio City Tourism Association
(At least 3 days in advance)
*The kimono experierce is not available on Mondays and Tuesdays.
|Place||Former Konoe Residence|
|Address||231-1 Kinjo-cho, Nishio City|
|Hours||9:00～18:00 (October～March 17:00)|
|Closed||Mondays (except for national holidays), and December 29～January 3 of the following year (when being privately reserved)|
Eat as much as you like for 60 minutes.
|Place||King Farm Cafe|
|Address||231-1 Kinjo-cho, Nishio City
(In front of King Farm Café)
|Access||A 15 minute drive from Nishio Station|
|Open||Mid-December～late May (10:00～16:00)|
|Closed||January 1 only|
Healing Experience with Miso
|Place||Miso Park Hatoya|
|Address||21-1 Aduma-cho, Nishio City|
|Access||10 minute walk from Nishio Station|
|Closed||Open throughout the year|
Salt Making Experience
About Nishio’s salt
|Place||Nishio City Salt Field Experience Center Kira Aibajio no Sato|
|Address||59-1 Shirahamashinden Miyamae, Kira-cho Nishio City|
|Access||A 10 minute drive from Kira Yoshida Station|
|Hours||9:00～17:00 (Admission for saltwater boiling experience until 16:15)|
|Closed||Mondays (Open when Monday is a national holiday), and December 29～ January 3 of the following year|
|Admission||Free of charge|
Mini Tatami Goods Workshop
and coasters.【¥400 per two pieces, 45 minutes required】
Reservations required *Please make a reservation in advance by telephone.
Inquiries regarding group experiences will be accepted.
|Place||Sakakibara Tatami Ten|
|Address||143 Kamiyokosuka ikehata, Kira-cho, Nishio City|
|Access||A 10 minute walk from Kami Yokosuka Station|
(Telephone reception time: 8:00～20:00)
Glass Art Experience
The sandblast workshop to sculpt and create your own work by sandblasting a small glass plate or a cup
and the stained glass workshop are popular.
For glasswork workshops, priority is given to those with a reservation.
|Place||Mikawa Kogei Glass Museum|
|Admission||Adults (13 years of age and up) ¥700|
|Address||5 Togo, Toyama-cho Nishio City|
|Access||A 10 minute drive from Nishio Station|
|Hours||10:00～17:30 (Last entry 17:00)|
|Closed||Mondays, every first Tuesday, and New Year Holidays|
Emergence of a sandbar connecting the mainland and an island
*This phenomenon cannot be seen when there is no tidal variation.
No reservations required Free of charge
|Address||Higashihazu Fishery Cooperative
20-3 Kokengyoda, Higashihazu-cho, Nishio City
|Access||A 15 minute walk from Higashi Hazu Station|
|Admission||¥500 (with a bowl of matcha)
No reservations required.
|Address||67 Okayama Sannosan, Kira-cho, Nishio City|
|Access||15 minute drive from Nishio Station|
The rising sun and setting sun ar e impressive. In June, 70,000 hydrangeas are in full bloom.
No reservations required Free of charge.
|Place||Mt. Sangane Skyline and Hydrangea Road
Mt. Sangane Skyline Tollgate
|Address||1-141 Nyukaizan, Higashihazu-cho, Nishio City|
|Access||A 20 minute drive from Higashi Hazu Station|