Ichinomiya, where distinctive history and culture remain vibrant.
Ichinomiya has developed around the textile industry since the olden times. The Kiso River runs for about 18 km through the northern to western parts of the city and this great river also forms the border between Aichi and Gifu Prefectures. It has a rich natural landscape nourished by the Kiso River and a unique history and culture that has been nurtured by the river, and in terms of tourism, the Meishin Expressway and Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway make for extremely convenient access.
A local sake created by the underflow water of the Kiso River. The sake brewery is located in Umayose, Imaise-cho, Ichinomiya. The Iwato Shrine is located nearby and visitors will have a pleasant time walking along the approach with its row of cherry trees. The Iwato Festival that is held in April each year sees three festival cars appear on the approach. The accompanying festival music of flutes and drums invigorate the festive atmosphere. The karakuri puppets' movement on the festival cars also keeps visitors' eyes glued.
A visit to the only brewery in Ichinomiya is a very popular choice among visitors. Why not enjoy a daiginjo bearing the name of Ichinomiya's symbolic tower - Twin Arch 138 - as well as other local specialties? Sake is produced through the intuition of an experienced master brewer, together with detailed data. At Kinginka Brewery, in order that visitors can get to know Japanese sake, there is a sake-brewing activity they can try using a special rice and malt. For more details, please contact the brewery.
Sake breweries in this region