This soy-sauce factory is 150 years old. The soy sauce, made using hand-made Osugi barrels, prides itself on its good reputation and has many fans on the island and beyond. A 100-year old wooden warehouse was built according to a traditional building technique. Yamaroku offers a tour to visit the "Natural Mash Warehouse", admission is free and reservation is not required. Take a look inside the world of soy sauce.
In front of the warehouse, there is a café, called "Yamaroku chaya" (Yamaroku Tea House). They offer drinks and meals, based on soy sauce: soy sauce ice-cream (summer only), yakimochi (winter only), soy sauce pudding (weekends only) and soy sauce sweets, which you can try here only. The café is open from 9:00 to 17:00.
Car: Proceed on state highway 436 towards Doatsu or Fukuda, and the factory is right before Yasuda-Ogawa. The parking lot can accomodate approximately 4-5 vehicles.
Bus: Take the bus on the Shozu line or Minami-mawari Fukuda line, and then the factory is 10 minutes from Yasuda-jo bus stop or 20 minutes from Yasuda (Yakuba-mae) bus stop.
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|Sights||Yamaroku Soy Sauce (ヤマロク醤油)|
1607 Yasuda-kinoe, Azushima-cho, Shozu-gun, Kagawa
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 0879-82-0666 / Fax: 0879-82-1293|
|Admission Fee||Free admission|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|
Map: Yamaroku Soy Sauce