Hombo Shuzo Co. Mars Tsunuki Distillery (本坊酒造 マルス津貫蒸溜所)

The southern most whisky distillery on the main Japanese islands

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At the Mars Tsunuki Distillery you can see the old still tower buildings, and the stone barrel warehouse, as well as take a tour of the production process, and see the history of Honbo Shuzo's story of liquor making.
At the old Honbo family guest house called 'Hojo' built in 1933, you can enjoy a traditional Japanese residence and its garden which changes its apperance season to seaon, day to day, moment to moment.
Whisky and shochu tasing is availible for a fee, and liquor and a selection of orginal products, and local products are availible at the gift shop.

* Visitors wishing to take the tour are recommended to make an advanced reservation
* Tasting at the 'Hojo' bar, a visit to the gift shop, and a distillery tour would take approximately 1 hour

Basic Information

Address 899-3611 鹿児島県南さつま市加世田津貫6594
Telephone Number 0993-55-2121(本坊家旧邸 寶常(ほうじょう))
Business Days/ Hours Business Hours
[Time] 9:00am~4:00pm

Closed days

Closed days
[Notes] 29 Dec.- 3 Jan.
Fee Free ¥0
Directions About 1 hour 20 minutes by car from Kagoshima Chuo Station
Website Visit Japanese Website
Notes 【Distillery tour】Free
【Tasting】Fee required
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  • トイレ
  • クレジットカード
  • WIFI
  • バリアフリー対応可
  • ベジタリアンメニュー相談可
  • ムスリムメニュー相談可
  • 祈祷所


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