Hyogo | 5.5h
A tour to visit industries originated from Kobe!
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Learn the innovative spirit that supported the development of Japan

Having flourished as a port city with Kobe Port, Kobe has many industries! It is a unique city where you can learn about different industries such as coffee, sports goods, iron and steel, and sake!
You will first visit the UCC COFFEE MUSEUM and discover the secret how Japan changed the way people in the world drink coffee and at Asics Sports Museum you might be able to touch the real shoes famous sports players actually used!
You will also learn about the Japanese iron and steel industry through some exercise! And at the end of this tour, you will visit a museum of one of the most famous sakes in Japan!
Don’t forget to bok your tour to explore industries in Kobe that changed Japan!

Highlights

・Visit unique museums of companies that have changed not only Kobe but also Japan.
・Learn about the economic growth of Japan!
・Watch, touch, and feel the goods!
・Taste sake!

Attractions

・UCC COFFEE MUSEUM: The company that made coffee familiar to Japanese was established in Kobe. You will start your tour here at the only museum in the world that highlights coffee. You will learn about the difference between how you roast it, where it is from, and how you drink it!
・Asics Sports Museum: The next spot is a museum of one of the most famous sports goods companies in Japan! They have a facility with the latest technique where you can experience 100-meter sprint and a really fast tennis service through movies! You can also touch shoes of sports players!
・Museu de Ciencia Nadahama: A corporate museum run by Kobe Steel: a representative company of Japan. The attraction of this facility is that you can play many kinds of games! Not just simply playing games, but you will automatically learn about steel, energy, and generating electricity by playing games! It is easy enough even for kids in the elementary school to understand it!
・Sawanotsuru Museum: You have visited museums about industrial products, but sake is also a representative industry of Kobe! Among all areas in Kobe, Nada area is the most famous area for sake making! This is a museum of one of those sake breweries in Nada area.

Notes

・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
・We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat at resting spots.
・On Wednesdays ""Sawanotsuru Museum"" is closed. If any of the scheduled places are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternative location.

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 1000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

In front of the Ticket office of Sannomiya Station, JR LIne

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