Introducing an ongoing craft heritage and traditional techniques

Hatcho Miso no Sato (“Home of Hatcho Miso”)

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At the headquarters of Hatcho Miso, the history and manufacturing process of Hatcho miso, representing the traditional history of Okazaki, is provided by special guided tours of a museum and miso factory that are registered as “National Tangible Cultural Properties.”
The Museum has a section describing the traditional manufacturing process using life-size mannequins, and exhibits items showing the relationship with the imperial household and signboards from the period when Haccho Miso served the Emperor.
Moreover, you can observe the actual miso barrels that are in current use. Shops and restaurants are also featured.

Access From Nagoya Station to Okazaki Koen Mae Station on the Meitetsu Line – Toyohashi direction (approx. 40 mins, 650 yen), an approx. 2-minute walk from Okazaki Koen Mae Station
Opening hours 9:30-15:30
※One-hour guided tour will be conducted from every 30 minutes past the hour.
9:30 - 16:00 (Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
※30-minute guided tour will be conducted every half hour.
Admission fees Free of charge
Closed Year-end and New Year holidays
Time of tour(s) Approx. 40 – 60mins
Address 69 Owatsu, Hachijyo-cho, Okazaki City
TEL 0564-21-1355
H P http://www.kakuq.jp/home/build.htm(Japanese)

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