〔 Japanese / English 〕


Be led through the brewing process, the history, and the unique atmosphere of a sake brewery.
After the tour, try some of the sake right here in the brewery!
All group sizes are welcome, so come by yourself, with a group, or even on a bus.

A short, 4 minute walk away, our sister brewery,
Minemura Jozo has an old, traditional miso storehouse.
The renovated location was constructed in the Meiji and Taisho eras.
It contains a charming shop where you can try delicious fermented foods,
and buy something for yourself, or a souvenir for a friend.
When you are in Niigata, make sure to include an Imayotsukasa brewery tour in your plans.
Enjoy the sake, fermented foods, and atmosphere that make Niigata unique.



Tour Information

Tour Cost : Free
Full Tasting : 500 yen tax incl.
(over 10 different sakes to try)
Days of Operation : Every day of the year (Except New Year’s Holiday)
Groups : Accepting group sizes from 1-40 people
Tour Length : Tour : 20 minutes
Tasting : About 10-15 minutes
Reservations : To ensure English tour availability, please make a reservation in advance.
Tel : 025-245-0325 *Same-day reservations are accepted
**English tours are not available depending on our schedule.
Tour Times : 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 daily


Imayo Tsukasa Sake Brewery
1-1Kagamigaoka, Chuo Ward, Niigata City, Niigata, JAPAN 950-0074

Open Every Day (Except New Year’s Holiday)
Shop Hours : 9:00-17:00
Free parking for up to 30 cars or 3 busses


A 10-minute bus ride to the brewery from Niigata Station Bandai Gate(万代口).
You can ride the bus from bus stop 12 at the Bandai Gate bus station.
Enjoy a short ride through downtown Niigata. Get off at the 4th stop, “Nuttari Hakusan(沼垂白山)”.
From there, it is a short 3-minute walk to the brewery. (210 yen)


A 20-minute walk to the brewery From Niigata Station Bandai Gate(万代口).
You can visit the Tourism Center near the station gate for a map and instructions.


A 7-minute taxi ride to the brewery from Niigata Station Bandai Gate.
The taxi pick-up location is immediately outside the Bandai Gate. (About 800 yen)



*Please be aware that we will not serve alcohol to minors,
and we will not tolerate guests that wish to drink and drive. Please drink responsibly.