Due to the continued global spread of the COVID19 virus and the associated impact upon public health and safely in Japan, reservations for all tours and experience programs will be SUSPENDED until May 2020, or until the situation improves and relevant restrictions upon travel are lifted.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Tohoku as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe and well!
~ Inoutbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.
3 to 4 hours
Everyday (except Sunday)
As one of Japan’s foremost fishing harbours with the largest catch of fresh tuna and plenty of top quality sushi restaurants, Shiogama is a true foodie heaven! The town has a strong cultural connection with Japanese sake, home to three nationally famous breweries that produce the sacred sake for historic Shiogama Shrine. This foodie tour is all about experiencing the local food and culture of Shiogama through the spirit of Japanese sake. The tour includes both an English lecture on sake appreciation and a delicious sushi lunch!
Meet at Hon-Shiogama Station (JR Senseki Line)
Start of tour
Walking tour of town area around Shiogama Shrine. Visit/pray at shrine.
Sake appreciation lecture (40 minutes / 12:00)
1)The history and culture of Japanese sake (connections with shrine etc.)
2)How to best enjoy drinking sake
Sake tasting and shopping at Urakasumi Sake Brewery Saura Co. Ltd
Sake and sushi pairing
End of tour