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Sweets and Sake in Port Town Shiogama! Let’s Go on a Foodie Walking Tour!
Since ancient times, people have come far and wide to visit Shiogama Shrine, one of the highest ranking shrines in all of Tohoku. While the sites are impressive, so is the local food! Let’s walk around the lively modern-day shrine neighborhood to enjoy the many Shiogama flavors! The will include a sampling menu of sake, hoya (sea pineapple), beer and sweets, and visits to a chocolate specialty shop, cafes, and long-established stores.
All year round, weekdays or Saturdays.
About 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Number of Participants
5,000 JPY– (tax included)
Tabimusubi walking tours (not bus tours) have restarted accepting tour requests and applications. In order to prevent the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus, we ask all participants to wear face masks and allow us to check your temperature. On the day of the tour, a guide assistant will have hand sanitizer and incorporate social distancing measures, so please join without concern.
Although we will only walk an area of 2km surrounding Hon-Shiogama Station, there are plenty of shops related to drinking and eating we will visit. There are many well-established local shops with a long history, prospering thanks to their proximity to the shrine. Whether you love to drink alcohol or have a sweet tooth, you are sure to become a fan of some of the places we introduce on this Shiogama foodie tour.
JR Hon-Shiogama Station ticket gate (meeting location) 12:30 Departure → Hoyahoya restaurant→ Baikado sweets → Saura Sake Brewery → Chocolate Factory Cleauventerre→ Ebiya Cafe Harema → Osanko tea shop→ Abekan Sake Brewery → Ota miso and soy sauce brewery → Argon Brewing (beer brewery)→ Finish around 18:30 at Hon-Shiogama Station
*Itinerary may change depending on the operating times of the businesses.
*Please apply by e-mail or web form by 16:00, 7 days before the desired date.
*We may not be able to meet your request, so please contact us as soon as possible.
Shiogama is most famous for its sushi, but there are so many other delicious flavors. We’ll visit as many local shops and sake breweries as possible and introduce the potential of Shiogama's food culture!
|Experience Program Name||Sweets and Sake in Port Town Shiogama! Let’s Go on a Foodie Walking Tour!|
|Activity Location||HoyaHoya-Ya Restaurant, Saura Brewery, Ebiya Cafe Harema, Osanko Chaya（※only food and drink samples provided）|
|Operator Name||Tabimusubi, Inc.|
|Time Required||About 2 hours and 30 minutes.|
|Operation Period||All year round, weekdays or Saturdays.|
|Minimum number of participants||5people|
|Maximum number of participants||10people|
|Reservation Deadline||7 days before by 16:00|
|About suspension of the activity||The tour will be conducted even in rainy weather, but will be canceled in case of stormy weather or disaster. Please check with us the day before the event.|
|Important notes regarding participation||Please come wearing shoes and clothes that are easy to walk in.|
|What is included in the price||Guide fee, insurance, print documents fee, food and drink samples provided during the tour.|
|What is not included in the price||Transportation costs to and from the meeting point, any personal costs (i.e. for drinks, snacks), interpretation fees.|
|Method of Payment||Please pay in cash on the day of the tour.|
|About cancellations and changes||* If you are able to find a replacement who can participate instead, no cancellation fee is required. Please contact us if that happens.|
|Cancellation Policy||Cancellation from 3 days (0:00～) from the day before the tour date = 50％|
Cancellation on day after the tour starts or no contact / no show = 100% of the participation fee
* Cancellations by telephone are based on the business hours of the receptionist and the day of submission within during hours of operation.
|Meeting Spot||15 Kaigan-dori, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken 985-0002|
"Honshiogama Station" outside the ticket gate (JR Senseki Line)
|Meeting Time||Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour begins.|
|Access||＜By Public Transportation＞ |
30-minute train ride from Sendai Station to Honshiogama Station (JR Senseki Line).
|About Guides and Tours||A tour guide will lead the experience.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／Other|
This tour is conducted in Japanese. If you have a desired date, we are able to provide an interpreter for an additional charge, starting at 30,000 yen for 1 interpreter.