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Miyagikyo Whisky Distillery

ニッカウヰスキー宮城峡蒸溜所 | Nikka Whisky Miyagikyo Distillery

Japan's "Father of Whisky" founded Nikka's Sendai distillery

Photo by Mingyu Choi

Photo by Mingyu Choi

Photo by Mingyu Choi

Photo by Roger Smith

Details

ADDRESS

Nikka 1, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken

ACCESS BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

By train: 45-minute walk from Sakunami Station (Senzan Line)

By free shuttle bus: From Sakunami Station (作並駅). Runs weekends & holidays, see schedule here.

By city bus: 60 minutes from Sendai Station. At Sendai Station Bus Platform #10 (仙台駅10番のりば), board an #840 Sakunami Onsen・Shirazawa Shako Line (作並温泉・白沢車庫線) bus bound for Sakunami Onsen (作並温泉). Alight at Nikka-bashi (ニッカ橋) bus stop. Bus departure schedule here.

ADMISSION

Distillery tour (1 tasting included) free, whisky tasting seminar ¥1,000

CREDIT CARDS

Accepted

LANGUAGES

English (tour headsets available in Korean & Chinese as well)

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

Yes

HOURS

9:00–16:30 (Tours start every 30 minutes from 9:00–11:30 & 12:30–15:30)

RESERVATION

For tour: Recommended
For tasting seminar: Required
Can book online, by phone, or fax. Online reservations accepted up until 3 days before tour date.

CLOSED DAYS

Aug 23, New Year's holiday period (Dec 24–Jan 7), heavy snow days

PHONE

022-395-2865

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