The Ando Miso Soy Sauce Brewery in Kakunodate was established in the late Edo Period in 1853.
The historic brick building, which dates from just a little later in the early Meiji Period, is free to enter for visitors to sample local miso and tsukemono pickles and to enjoy the tatami-mat floored interior full of authentic wooden furniture and hand-painted fusuma sliding doors.
This is a great place to pick up souvenirs of the local Akita cuisine to take home for friends and family.
The Ando Miso Soy Sauce Brewery has a fresh water spring used for its production of miso and soy sauce and travelers can taste this delicious water just outside the building.
The Ando Miso Soy Sauce Brewery is located in the merchant's district of Kakunodate about a 20 minute walk from Kakunodate Station.
Ando Miso Soy Sauce Brewery Kakunodate
Tel: 0187 53 2008
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