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Guided Factory Tour of Maruya Hatcho Miso in Okazaki, Aichi

By Voyagin
Price is NZ$81per adult


Free cancellation available
1h 30m
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Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • Tour the famous Maruya Hatcho Miso factory with the company

  • See their traditional miso-making methods

  • Learn recipes to incorporate miso in your daily cooking

  • Hear stories directly from President Asai

  • Enjoy the historic townscape

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Factory tour

  • What's included

    Miso tasting

  • What's included


Know before you book

  • Available every day, with tours starting 09:00–16:00.

What you can expect

Take an English-language tour of the Maruya Hatcho Miso factory, and learn about their two-year process of traditional miso making! Learn directly from the president of the company about this Aichi speciality still unchanged after hundreds of years.

Available every day, with tours starting 09:00–16:00.

Example schedule: 09:00 — Meet Mr. Asai, the president of Maruya Hatcho Miso, at their factory established in 1337. Take an English-language factory tour with Mr. Asai himself, and learn from him the history of Hatcho Miso. See the naturally fermented, additive-free miso being made by the traditional methods preserved for hundreds of years. As a Voyagin exclusive addition to the tour, you can even climb up one of the huge wooden barrels that are filled with miso to ferment for two years, with 3,000 kilogrammes of rock piled atop them.

09:30 — Lesson on how to use miso in everyday life, combining it with light, simple meals. Includes demonstration, cooking, and tasting.

10:30 — Tour ends at Maruya Hatcho Miso Factory.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Maruya Hatcho Miso factory
  • 52 Okandori Hatchocho
  • Okazaki Aichi 444-0923

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Maruya Hatcho Miso factory
    • 52 okandori Hatchocho
    • Okazaki Aichi 444-0923

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