Enjoy tasting Shochu at the most famous Shochu brewery in Kagoshima
Meiji-gura is Satsuma Shuzo’s Shochu factory and museum.
Satsuma Shuzo is producing traditional handmade Shochu “Tezukuri Meijigura”and other
traditional making style Shochu like “Banshokou”, “Satsuma Shiranami Kametsubo Jikomi”,
and “Meiji no Shochu” etc.
The name Meijigura is a Japanese word made up of the words Meiji, from the Meiji Era,
and the word Gura, for distillery. We use this name Meiji because we use the traditional methods
from the Meiji Era for making our handmade Shochu brands.
|Address||26 Tategami-honmachi, Makurazaki-city, Kagoshima-prefecture|
60 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima-city
120 minutes by a vehicle from Kagoshima Airport
60 minutes by a vehicle from JR Ibusuki Station
60 minutes by a vehicle from Chiran
|Open hours||9:00 to 16:00|
|Admission fee||No fee is required|
|Days closed||December 31 and January 1|