Walk and Shop Around Hagiwara with a Local Guide

From JPY ¥8,800.00
  • Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Gero-shi, Gifu
  • Product code: EN-GIF-7266-72661


Hagiwara, a charming city with a wealth of gourmet food and warm locals next to Gero Onsen, developed as a post town on the Hida Highway. Hagiwara's food, such as sake, rice, miso, Japanese sweets, and livestock, was created from the abundant water that flows from nearby mountains such as Mt. Ontake and Mt. Gozen. Local shops are still lined up along the Hida Highway, and the local production for local consumption policy is being preserved. It is a town of abundant Hagiwara gourmet food and warm Hagiwara people who are caring.

◆ From the guide

I will guide you around the city that I cherish. Interact with the locals, and take home your own treasure as a souvenir of your experiences. With that in mind, I will take you on a trip you’ll never forget.


  • Enjoy the food of Hagiwara, such as sake, miso, meat, and Japanese sweets, which are made from the blessings of water from Mt. Ontake.
  • Listen to stories about life in Hagiwara while interacting with the warm locals who are helpful.
  • Learn about the history and manufacturing methods of each store, such as making sake that matches the land and using the same wooden barrels for more than 100 years to make miso.
  • After visiting each store, you can enjoy pairing sake with Hagiwara's food at Tenryo Sake Brewery.


Choose from two start times, 9:15 or 14:15.
Please select your start time in the box on the upper right.

[09:15 / 14:15] Meet at JR Hida Hagiwara Station/Explanation, Transfer

[09:30 / 14:30] Hagiwara-juku shop tour
・Niku no Tengu (Karaage (fried chicken) tasting)
・Seikado (Seasonal Japanese and Western sweets tasting)
・Imai Brewery (Miso tasting)

[10:15 / 15:15] Tenryo Sake Brewery (brewery tour, sake brewing explanation, water and sake tasting)

[11:10 / 16:10] Free time until meeting time at Hida Hagiwara Station

[11:15 / 16:15] End


Depart from Hida-Hagiwara Station and head to Hagiwara-juku. After listening to a local guide explain why Hagiwara's food, which is made from underground water from Mt. Ontake, is so delicious, we will visit local stores.
We will guide you to the following stores where you can enjoy Hagiwara food such as sake, miso, meat, and Japanese sweets.

-Niku no Tengu (meat)
-Seikado (Japanese and Western sweets)
-Imai brewing (miso)
-Tenryo Sake Brewery (Japanese sake)

After enjoying tasting and shopping while listening to the locals about the specialty of the store, enjoy Hagiwara gourmet with sake at Tenryo Brewery.


  • Time:2 hours
  • Meeting point:JR Hida Hagiwara Station [MAP]
    〒509-2517 Hagiwara, Hagiwara-cho,Gero-shi, Gifu
  • Access:10 minutes by train from JR Gero Station
  • Minimum number of participants:2 people
  • Language support:Japanese
    Optional : English, Portuguese
  • Included:
    ・Sake tasting fee
  • Excluded:Interpreter (optional)
  • Participation requirements:
    ・Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any special needs regarding allergies or religion.
    ・For pregnant women and those under the age of 20, Amazake(sweet drink made from fermented rice) and juice will be served during the sake tasting.
    ・Please bring an eco bag when shopping at each store.
  • Special support:Luggage storage is available.
  • Free WI-FI:No
  • Toilet:No
  • Other things to note:The tour will be canceled in the event of a typhoon, heavy rain, or other events deemed dangerous. (To be determined in cases of light rain)


7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price