A Gastronomy Walk Through Katsuragisanroku Park, Umemoto Tofu shop, Katakami Soy Sauce
Visit an area ancient Japanese people lived in, and explore the roots of Japanese cuisine
Trekking Mt. Kongo to the Heart of Japanese Food
Here, you can learn about fermentation at the soy sauce brewery, or enjoy a wonderful stroll and get closer with the local area and its relationship with food. Be amazed at the number of foods at the tofu shop. Visit and experience the food, history, culture, and townsfolk as you down the thoroughfares of the city, including the Katsuragi Kodo, one of Japan's oldest roads.
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The Tofu based meal and the visit to the temple.
Local food tasting and walk to the shrine.
This tour was a wonderful tour of Japanese food. From the chance to eat freshly produced tofu hot pot and donuts to seeing how soy sauce is made, I could taste Japanese tradition. A Japanese post office turned into a pastel pink cafe not only stands out in the traditionally lined streets, but also in the use of locally grown produce.
Visiting the SPY SAUCE FAMILY FACTORY was amazing!! We were taught about soy sauce's making process and also, in the end we could even taste different types of sauce on delicious vegetables and meat!
We enjoyed freshly-made tofu in a quaint countryside tofu shop. The soy milk nabe was really tasty. The shop owner greeted us warmly and we had a chance to peek through the window at her well-known tofu shop in action. After a short walk through town past Edo era buildings we had a lunch at Tegami cafe where we enjoyed seasonal local food and a cup of coffee. My favorite part of the tour was visiting a traditional soy sauce shop and learning how soy sauce is made. It’s fascinating to see the 100-year old barrels, this was followed by a soy sauce pairing with vegetables, beef, and grilled “mochi “ (pounded rice). Our tour had enough time to visit “one word one wish “ shrine.
The shrine was really pretty and calm. Had a great view and atmosphere.
The tofu was delicious, wish I bought more tofu doughnut.
The soy sauce tasting especially was a really interesting and nice experience
I really enjoyed viewing all the pretty scenery, being around nature and eating at the post office cafe.
Loved being in the country, beautiful little town! I loved the tofu place, super delicious food. Great little shrine, beautiful mountainside.
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- Facility name
- Katakami Soy Sauce, Umemoto Tofu Store, Nagara Postal Gallery (Tegami Café)
- Name of experience
- Gose City Global Tour
Katakami Soy Sauce: 329 Moriwaki, Gose City, Nara 639-2318
Umemoto Tofu Store: 53-3 Nagara, Gose City, Nara 639-2321
Nagara Postal Gallery (Tegami Café): 326−1 Nagara, Gose City, Nara 639-2321
- Business Hours
- 10:00 a.m.-2:55 p.m.
- No holidays
Katakami Soy Sauce: From 1,500 yen
Umemoto Tofu Store: From 1,400 yen
Nagara Postal Gallery (Tegami Café):From 2,000 yen
- Payment methods
- Cash or PayPay
- Number of people accepted (group)
- Up to 10 people per group (please consult us for larger groups)
- Telephone number
0745-65-1201 (Gose City Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
*Weekdays 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
- Languages spoken
- Japanese only