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Plant tours

The Makishima Plant can be seen on weekdays with a minimum 7 days of advance reservation.

We will temporarily stop our plant tours from the 27th of April to the 19th of May because of Shincha studying tour and the seasonal Japanese holidays.


1 Showing of video about matcha production (10 min. or 20 min. version)
2 Visit to matcha processing facilities
3 Visit to tea inspection room
4 Visit to tea ceremony room
5 Trying to prepare matcha and drinking matcha
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Please see the video on how to grow tea, picking the leaves, processing them and finally the grinding of matcha.
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Please compare the present way of making matcha with that of olden days.
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Tea leaves are examined in the natural light of a north turned window in a black walled room.
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Please enter the room to feel the atmosphere. However, tea will only be served in the hall.
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We can give you some hints on how to make a bowl of tea. Matcha is served with a matcha sweet.
It to be able to be seeing of the appearance of the factory tour by clicking the image.

Time required

70 or 90 minutes

Visiting days

Monday through Friday.

Visiting time

Starting from 10:00 am, 13:30 and 15:00

Number of persons

2 to 40 people


500 yen per person, worth 500 yen towards in-store purchase.

(By paying the entrance fee you will receive a ticket of equal value which may be used at our shop. Ticket may only be used on day of visit.)

After the tour you can visit our shop and purchase special teas, sweets, matcha soft ice cream, etc.

Please pay the fee when you check in for the tour at the factory.

Free for children under 15 years old.


Please click on the Application Form and fill it out completely with name, address, phone number, fax number, E-mail address etc.
Telephone 0774-20-0909(Japanese only)
FAX 0774-28-2288
E-mail Application The application form of the factory tour is here.
Post mail For Matcha Factory Tour.
Pleace visit Marukyu Koyamaen's Makishima Factory.
Makishimacho, Nakagawara 172-4
Uji-shi 611-0041

For Head Office
Ogura-cho, Terauchi 86
Uji-shi 611-0042
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