Half-day History and Culture Tour of Takehara History Walk, Bamboo Crafting, and Sake Tasting

4 hours


Price: ¥ 15,500
(tax included)

Guided / Self-guided

Start / Finish
Yamaguchi / Yamaguchi

4 hours

Activity Level

Technical Level

Takehara, also known as the “Little Kyoto of Aki,” flourished during the Edo period through salt and sake production. The town retains its historical buildings and streets, designated as an Important Preservation District for Traditional Buildings. This tour allows you to experience Takehara’s history and culture through traditional bamboo crafts and sake brewery tours with tastings.

  • Historical Walk
    Stroll through old merchant houses, traditional warehouses, and streets with white walls. Enjoy the feeling of time travel as you explore the ancient townscapes.
  • Bamboo Crafting
    Visit a traditional bamboo workshop that has been in operation since the Edo period. Learn and experience bamboo crafting techniques under expert guidance.
  • Authentic Japanese Sake Tasting
    Enjoy a sake tasting at a brewery that has been producing sake for over 150 years. Savor the delicious sake made from locally grown sake rice and natural underground water.

Price Per Person

15,500 JPY / 4 people
19,500 JPY / 2 people

Included in the fee

  • English guide
  • Bamboo crafting experience
  • Sake tasting
  • Crafted bamboo item
  • One bottle of sake (720ml)

Not included in the fee

  • N/A



Food Culture Support


Event Duration

About 4 hours

Meeting Point

Michi-no-Eki Takehara
(1-1 Honmachi, Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture)

Program Availability



2 – 8 people

Application Deadline

7 days before the tour date

Agent Name

Liberta inc.


13:00Meet at Michi-no-Eki Takehara<br> Historical walk in Takehara with an English guide
14:30Visit Machinami Bamboo Workshop, observe craftsmen, and experience bamboo crafting
16:00Sake tasting at Katsukoma Brewery
17:00End 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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