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Offering Kyoto's traditional sake and special bento in a chartered train

Kyoto Sake Den (Kyoto sake train)

Venue: Keihan Sanjo station - Chushojima station
September 3rd, 17th, 2016
Nihonshu train
Kyoto Sake Den (Kyoto sake train) is a unique and new style event in which we can compare the taste of different kinds of Kyoto sake in Keihan train on September 17th. (Tickets for September 3rd have been sold out already in 2016) 10 kinds of Kyoto sake such as Gekkeikan, Takarashuzo or Kinshimasamune etc., and special appetizer bento are served in a chartered train.  The special appetizer bento is made for this event by chefs of restaurants which have got attention recently in Kyoto. The charte...morered train starts from Keihan Sanjo station toward Chushojima station. Please learn about traditional Kyoto sake while enjoying the changeable scenery from the window. Since Chushojima station area (the last stop) is a popular place as a sake spot, you can enjoy sake after getting off the sake train.
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Actually, I don't have enough knowledge about Kyoto sake even though I was born and raised in Kyoto, so it was a good opportunity for me to learn about Kyoto sake. In addition to that, the special appetizer bento has also attractive tastes as well. Since the last stop of Kyoto Sake Den is Chushojima station, please enjoy sightseeing the Chushojima area as well.
Nihonshu train
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Compare the taste of Kyoto sake
We can compare the taste of 10 kinds of Kyoto sake which are provided from the famous sake brewery in Kyoto. One of the valuable opportunities of this event is that we can hear the passionate belief in making sake from the staff of the brewery. (Japanese only)
Nihonshu train
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Special appetizer bento
The table is set in the chartered train and the special appetizer bento is put on the each seat already. The special bento is made for this event and the explanation about items of the special appetizer bento is also provided from the chefs.
Nihonshu train
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There is a lot of attractive spots where we can’t help taking photos such as the chartered Keihan train, scenery through the window, the special appetizer bento and small barrel (container of sake). Please take the photos of this valuable event!
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People who are under 20 years old are not allowed to participate in this event due to Japan's legal regulations.
Detail
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Nihonshu train
Kyoto Sake Den (Kyoto sake train)
Phone -
Address Keihan Sanjo station
Directions Keihan Sanjo station is the meeting place
Event time Morning train
*Reception : 10 am - 10:30 am
*Departure from Sanjo station : 10:50 am
*Arrive at Chushojima station (the last stop) : 12:30 pm

Afternoon train
*Reception : 1:10 pm - 1:40 pm
*Departure from Sanjo station : 1:59 pm
*Arrive at Chushojima station (the last stop) : 3:40 pm
Notes *Please be advised that sake train doesn't have English speaking staff, translators or tour guides
*An advance reservation is required. You can make the reservation from following URL or JTB (Travel company)
http://www.kyoto-sake.com/event/2206
Fee 6,800 yen for adult over 20 years old
Credit cards Accepted in case of making the reservation on the web site
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Since the Kyoto Sake Den offers carefully selected Kyoto sake among many kinds of them, it is an efficient way to enjoy Kyoto sake easily
Information Japanese only
Languages spoken Japanese only
URL http://www.kyoto-sake.com/event/2206
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