Certified by Fukuoka: Sake, Udon, Tea, Find Your Favorite Japanese Foods!

A perfect tour for those who love Japanese food! This is a tour to visit famous shops and taste foods unique to Japan!

Especially, we will focus on sake, udon: traditional Japanese thick noodle served in soup stock, and sencha: green tea. You will visit a tea shop where you will learn about sencha, an udon shop famous among locals, and a shop with many kinds of sakes across Japan. Enjoy the great pairing of Japanese food and sake!

Not only eating and drinking but you will also learn about the roots of Japanese food culture how interaction with foreign countries influenced it!

Don’t forget to book your tour to explore the Japanese food culture and its history, with your otomo guide!
* Duration: 4 to 5 hours
* Starts: Fukuoka, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




A perfect tour for those who love Japanese food! This is a tour to visit famous shops and taste foods unique to Japan!

Especially, we will focus on sake, udon: traditional Japanese thick noodle served in soup stock, and sencha: green tea. You will visit a tea shop where you will learn about sencha, an udon shop famous among locals, and a shop with many kinds of sakes across Japan. Enjoy the great pairing of Japanese food and sake!

Not only eating and drinking but you will also learn about the roots of Japanese food culture how interaction with foreign countries influenced it!

Don’t forget to book your tour to explore the Japanese food culture and its history, with your otomo guide!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Hakata Sennen no Mon, 1-29, Hakataekimae, Hakata, Fukuoka Fukuoka Prefecture

You will start your tour here at the gate that leads you to the area with many temples and shrines in Hakata. It is a gate with beautiful ornaments made in 2014. Going through the gate, a stone pavement will take you to the tour to explore the Japanese food culture!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jotenji Temple, 1-29-9, Hakataekimae, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0011 Fukuoka Prefecture

A temple which is said to be the original place of dumpling and noodles which are essential to Japanese food. The beautiful garden is worth taking a look!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Shofuku-ji Temple, 6-1 Gokushomachi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0037 Fukuoka Prefecture

A temple where “sencha”: green tea is originated from. There is a monument that says it is the original place of sencha in its premise and there is also an old fence with history. The premise is very beautiful and it feels like you are in a forest!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 光安青霞園茶舗本店(みつやすせいかえん), 8-1 Nakagofukumachi, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0035, Japan

A traditional tea shop with a history of longer than 300 years. The sencha served by the clerks is no like others! Especially the taste and the flavor is richer than any other sencha.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rakusuien, 2-10-7 Sumiyoshi Hakataku, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0018 Fukuoka Prefecture

A Japanese garden with a traditional Japanese tea ceremony room. You can have a different type of green tea, matcha while enjoying the beautiful Japanese garden! Compare the difference between the sencha you had at the last spot. You will also have a Japanese sweet of the season. Experience the way how the Japanese appreciate the seasons.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 駅から三百歩横丁, Japan, 〒812-0012 Fukuoka, Hakata Ward, Hakataekichūōgai, 8−1 JRJP博多ビルB1 F

Now that you are familiar with udon, why not tasting he Hakata version of it! Udon is eaten all over Japan but the taste and texture totally differ according to the area! There are many famous shops in KITTE Hakata and around it so pick your favorite one and try udon!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Sumiyoshi Sake, 3-8-27 Sumiyoshi, Hakata, Fukuoka 812-0018 Fukuoka Prefecture

Let’s have delicious Japanese food and sake at the last spot of this tour! This spot is a shop specializing in sake and you can try the Japanese way of drinking sake: “Kak-uchi” for a reasonable price!

Duration: 30 minutes