The Fine Art of Soy Sauce Making

Marukin Soy Sauce Brewery Memorial Hall

shodoshima, kagawa prefecture, visitwestjapan
Photo source | Marukin Soy Sauce Brewery Facebook Page


Of over 1,500 soy sauce manufacturers in Japan, Marukin is one of the top brands, and the facility on Shodoshima Island is a Registered Cultural Property. Visitors can learn about the history of production and methods of producing this traditional Japanese seasoning.

Be sure to try the soy sauce soft-serve ice cream—it’s surprisingly refreshing and delicious!

Hours: 9:00-16:00
Admission: 210 JPY
All visitors receive a small bottle of soy sauce as a gift for visiting the factory.

Access:  Take the Sakate Line bus from Tonosho Port. Get off at the Noma bus stop.

Cancellation Policy

1) Detailed tour information & conditions will be given after application is made; please read and confirm the final itinerary before the departure date.
2) Reservations: Fill out the application contact form; application is complete upon payment. Reservations accepted by phone, mail, fax, online, or other communicative methods. The contract is not valid at time of reservation; the customer will be asked to submit an application form and payment within 3 days from time of reservation. If application form and payment are not submitted within the term, the reservation shall be considered void.
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4) Cancellation fees: When the application is cancelled by the customer or when payment has not been made by the specified date, Ryobi Tours shall receive a percentage of the per person tour fee as a cancellation fee, or a penalty fee. Differences in room charges that result from one person in a group cancelling shall be charged to the participating person(s).

Cancellation Date Up to 21 days prior 20-8 days prior 7-2 days prior Day prior to start of tour Day of tour After start of tour/non-participation with no contact
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