Autumn Tastes and Japanese Sake of Tamba Sasayama

[A day trip of tasting Autumn flavor and Sake of Tamba Sasayama]
From Kyoto to Tamba Sasayama Japan Heritage, foreign applicants are highly welcomed!
Start: 10/20 Sun. 7:15 Fukusumi Bus Stop, Tamba Sasayama Finish: 10/20 18:30 at Fukusumi Bus Stop / English-Speaking guide included / Necessary to respond survey /
Maximum 20 people. Free for tourism, but 3,000 yen required as lunch fee and harvesting experience fee.

This Saikyo Kaido Tour is part of the Tourist Site Development Project promoted by Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs. In the Edo period (1603 – 1868), Tamba Sasayama located in the center of Saikyo Kaido (Ancient West Kyoto Route) had been flourished as a city connecting Tamba area and Kyoto. This tour aims to discover and verify hidden charms of Tamba Sasayama through Saikyo Kaido. Applicants will know much about its history, local culture, and food!
Join the tour and enjoy the local history, culture, and food!

1.Sumiyoshi Shrine
The main deity of the shrine is worshiped as the god of agriculture and industrial. The shrine was established in 1081 to pray for good harvest and averting disaster.

2. The garden of Suminoe by Mirei Shigemori
One of the most famous garden designer of Japan, Mirei Shigemori’s garden “the garden of Suminoe” can be seen here. One of the best dried garden.

3.Makekirai Inari shrine
People pray for prosperous business, victory, and passing admissions at the shrine. One of the best popular spot for taking picture under the tunnel of Torii gates.

4. Kasuga Shrine festival
It is very impressive to see 9 festival floats moves in the old castle town.

5. Black soy bean edamame harvesting experience
Experience with locals of haresting black soybean edamame and tasting of them.

How to apply: Please access the URL below to check details and fill out/send application form;
http://www.withsasayama.jp/SAIKYOTOUR/
Or contact us by e-mail;
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