Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum is a museum
introducing about Japanese sake (rice wine).
It is located in Fushimi district about 7 km south of Kyoto station.
Fushimi district has created good quality water, then this dictrict has
been prosperous in sake brewing since since old times.
Fushimi has one of the major places of Japan's sake brewing, so there are several large and small breweries in this area.
Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum is the museum of Gekkeikan Sake Company
which was founded in 1638 and is one of the Japan's biggest sake
We can see the process and the old equipments of making sake.
The building of the museum is the former brewery built in 1909.
The admission fee is 300 yen, but we can taste the sake and receive a small bottle of sake as a present.
Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum : A page in Gekkeikan's official website
Kyoto Imperial Palace