Funaki Yado Walk – Visit Tamashige Koto Factory

3 hours


Price: ¥ 15,000 above
(tax included)

Guided / Self-guided

Start / Finish
Yamaguchi / Yamaguchi

3 hours

Activity Level

Technical Level


Starting from the Kusunoki Learning Forest, the cultural center of the Kusunoki area, this program includes a walk around Okazaki Hachimangu Shrine, one of only four shrines in Japan licensed to brew sake, and Funaki Shukuba, which flourished in the Edo period, and a visit to the Tamashige Koto Factory.

The tour will also visit the Tamashige Koto Factory while walking around Okazaki Hachimangu Shrine, which has a license to brew sake from four companies in Japan, and Funaki Shukuba, which flourished in the Edo period (1603-1868). At the final destination, “Tamashige Koto Factory,” Akihiko Tamashige, the fourth generation koto player, will carefully explain the history and manufacturing process of the koto. You can also tour the workshop and try your hand at playing a koto.

Experience Details

  • Lecture on Funaki area, area walk (Okazaki Hachimangu Shrine to the post town), Tamashige Koto Workshop (factory tour, performance experience)

Price Per Person

15,000 JPY / group


This program includes outdoor activities. It is a local assembly and disbandment program. If the experience spans lunchtime, please pay 1,000 yen to the sightseeing guide volunteer as a lunch fee.

Included in the fee

  • Sightseeing guide fee
  • Interpretation fee
  • Tamashige Koto Workshop tour experience fee


  • English

Event Duration

2 hours 20 minutes
(Funaki-juku walk 80 minutes, Tamashige Koto Workshop 60 minutes)

Program Availability



4 – 6 people

Application Deadline

4 weeks before the tour date

Agent Name

Liberta inc.


9:00Meet at “Essence”
9:00 – 10:20Funaki Yado walking tour
10:20-11:20Tamashige Koto factory tour
11:20End of experience

Cancellation Policy

■ Fees in case of cancellation on behalf of the customer

  • 15 days before the tour start date: 10%
  • 7 days before the tour start date: 50%
  • From the day before the tour start date: 100%.

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For more information about this experience program, We will coordinate with local suppliers on dates, prices, and details of the program. We will coordinate with local suppliers on dates, prices, and details of the program and provide the program to you.

Please contact us for more information. We look forward to providing you with a unique and immersive experience in the region!

For this experience program, please inquire with our company each time. We will coordinate with local suppliers to arrange the schedule, fees, and detailed content for you. Please start by contacting us.

Look forward to a unique, immersive local experience!

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