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Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Suntory Yamazaki Distillery

Whiskey has once again taken a place in the popular consciousness. At this distillery, visitors are introduced step-by-step to the whiskey-making process. As an added treat, you’ll be able to enjoy tastings as well!

Basic information

The business days/hours are subject to change in order to prevent the spread of infection by COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Please refer to the official website for details.


Known as the home of Japanese whisky, the whiskies produced by the Suntory Yamazaki Distillery have come to define the identity of Japanese whisky since its establishment in 1923. Numerous exhibits in the Yamazaki Whisky Hall trace the history of Suntory whisky, starting with Suntory's founding. Visitors can experience the charms of whisky in a multitude of ways, whether at the tasting counter (charged) or through purchases at the gift shop.*Reservations are required for admission. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance. (Advanced reservations are also required when visiting the Yamazaki Whisky Hall only.)

  • Location

    〒 618-0001 5-2-1 Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun, Osaka
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  • Closed

    New Year holidays, factory closures(Some temporary closures)
  • Open

    Business Hours: 10:00 - 16:45
    Telephone Hours: 9:30 - 17:00
  • Price

    •Yamazaki Distillery Tour: paid admission
    •Yamazaki Whisky Hall Visit: free admission (no tour of the manufacturing process)
  • Languages

    Earphone guides of the manufacturing process are available in English, Chinese, and French
    *Please confirm via telephone prior to your visit
  • Directions

    10-minute walk from Yamazaki Station on the JR Kyoto Line
    10-minute walk from Oyamazaki Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Line
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  • Tour guide

    Reservations required
  • Parking Available

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