Small-Group Walking Tour of Matsuyama and Minakuchi Brewery

Start walking from Dogo Onsen Station and visit some famous spots for good fortune.
While leisurely walking, think of a memorable word you like that will be made into an original Sake label later.
How about a word related to Matsuyama such as Dogo, Shikoku, or Henro (pilgrimage) ? Or, it might be interesting to write your name in Chinese characters with the assistance of an English-speaking local guide.
The word will be used to make an original Sake label at the Minakuchi Shuzo brewery, the only Sake brewery in Dogo. You can also enjoy tasting various Sake samples available for purchase in the store.

* Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Matsuyama, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Start walking from Dogo Onsen Station and visit some famous spots for good fortune.
While leisurely walking, think of a memorable word you like that will be made into an original Sake label later.
How about a word related to Matsuyama such as Dogo, Shikoku, or Henro (pilgrimage) ? Or, it might be interesting to write your name in Chinese characters with the assistance of an English-speaking local guide.
The word will be used to make an original Sake label at the Minakuchi Shuzo brewery, the only Sake brewery in Dogo. You can also enjoy tasting various Sake samples available for purchase in the store.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Isaniwa Shrine, 173 Sakuradanicho, Matsuyama 790-0838 Ehime Prefecture

It is a shrine that represents Matsuyama, which has been worshiped for over 1000 years.
It is said to be one of Japan’s three major Hachiman-zukuri, and is a nationally designated important cultural property.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Dogoyuzukicho, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-0837, Japan

Enmanji Temple
4-49 Dogoyuzukicho, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture
Amida Nyorai, which is said to have been built in 812, is the main temple.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dogo Onsen Honkan, 5-6 Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842 Ehime Prefecture

Dogo Onsen Honkan, the main building of Dogo Hot Spring
Dogo Onsen is one of the oldest hot springs in Japan, which is said to have a history of 3,000 years.
The main building, which has been designated as an important cultural property, has undergone several expansions and renovations from the three-story building completed in 1897 and has become its current appearance.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dogo Haikara Dori, Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842 Ehime Prefecture

“Haikara-dori” Dogo Shopping Arcade
An arcade-type shopping street that extends from the main building of Dogo Onsen to Dogo Onsen Station. There are various shops such as souvenir shops, public baths, and Japanese sweets shops.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dogo Onsen Bekkan Asuka no Yu, 19-22 Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama 790-0842 Ehime Prefecture

Asuka-no-Yu, Annex of Dogo Hot Spring
Dogo Onsen Annex Asuka-no-Yu is a “new bath” with the concept of a public bath that incorporates the architectural style of the Asuka period.
With the theme of “Ancient Dogo”, he created legends and stories about Dogo Onsen in collaboration with “Traditional crafts of Ehime” and “State-of-the-art”.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Minakuchi Brewery, 3-23 Dogokitamachi, Matsuyama 790-0848 Ehime Prefecture

Minakuchi Shuzo Brewery (labeling, tasting, purchasing sake)
Minakuchi Shuzo Brewery is a company founded in 1895 (Meiji 28).
It is the only sake brewery in the Ehime, Matsuyama, and Dogo districts that has been manufacturing sake in Dogo for a long time and has been walking along with the Dogo Onsen Main Building.
Here, experience making labels, tasting, and buying sake to create memories of sightseeing in Dogo.

As for the label making experience, the Sake label will be changed to one for a non-alcoholic beverage (soda) for minors or upon your request in advance.
*No refund is available for the difference in amount between Sake and soda.

Duration: 1 hour