Ayabe, the birthplace of Gunze
- Time required: 2 h
- Transportation: CAR
Enjoy a relaxing and relaxing time.
Ayabe is a garden city where the lush green satoyama is in harmony with the streets lined with tasteful culinary inns and Japanese sweets shops. Why don't you experience the history of Gunze that originated in Ayabe and the charm of Ayabe that you have never known before?
Port of Kyoto terminal234 minutes [ 21.7km ]
Ayabe Gunze Square
At Ayabe Gunze Square, which is full of charm that represents Ayabe, there is "Gunze Museum" that introduces the history of Gunze Co., Ltd. that originated in Ayabe, "Ayabe Specialty Museum" that has abundant Ayabe's special products, and spring. There is "Ayabe Rose Garden" where beautiful roses bloom in autumn.
[Ayabe Gunze Square]
* Business hours: 9:00 to 17:00 (Gunze Museum is from 10:00 to 16:00)
Estimated staying time：60 minutes
Ayacha cafe (Ayabe specialty building)
Ayabe is a "famous tea producing area" known to those in the know. It has been highly evaluated, including receiving consecutive awards at national tea fairs. Please enjoy the "Gyokuro" of Ayabe and the "Gyokuro experience" where you can enjoy the tea leaves after brewing. The staff will explain how to brew and eat in an easy-to-understand manner.
Matcha parfait and matcha soft serve ice cream are also recommended in the summer.
* Business hours: 10: 00-17: 00
* Regular holiday: Tuesday
Estimated staying time：30 minutes15 minutes [ 1.2km ]
Ayabe city walk that feels nostalgic
It is also recommended to take a walk from Ayabe Gunze Square and take a walk in the quaint city of Ayabe where long-established inns and Japanese sweets shops are lined up, or visit the vast Shinen of the religious corporation Omoto.
Estimated staying time：30 minutes34 minutes [ 21.7km ]
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