If you are taking part in the Yamazaki Distillery Tour and don't understand Japanese, you can borrow an audio guide in English, Chinese, or French.
Both the tour and the museum are extremely popular so you need to make a reservation. Especially the tour is not something you can join on the day, so make sure you make a reservation. You can make a reservation by clicking on the link below:
|Category||Cultural Experience, Other Things to See|
|Address||5-2-1 Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun, Osaka|
|Directions||A 10-minute walk from both JR Yamazaki Station and Hankyu Oyamazaki Station.|
|Open Hours||Operating hours: 10:00 - 16:45 (Last entry at 16:30)|
|Reservations||Required. *Reservations can be made three months in advance, including the current month. Every 1st of the month reservations start for two months in advance.|
|Closed||Closed for the New Year’s holidays and for distillery shutdowns.|
|Notes||Persons under 20 or those with children cannot participate. You can taste whisky during the tour so please use public transport when going to the distillery.|
|Credit cards||Not accepted. *Credit cards are only accepted at the Yamazaki Distillery Gift Shop.|
This place is visited by many tourists so they have no problem serving you in English. The exhibitions also have explanations in English by the Japanese text, and they even have audio guides for the tour.
|Information||Japanese(some signs are in English)|