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Ponshukan

2427-3 Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma-gun, Yuzawa-machi 949-6101, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-784-3758
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Nice little stopover for the curious alcohol drinker

Must've been a couple of hundred different brands of sake.Both cold and hot. Cheap tasting... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
hav4wannatravel
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Manila, Philippines
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Loved this place especially the sake museum! For ¥500 you can go sake tasting, they will give you 5... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
ellehcim727
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“sakes” (9 reviews)
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2427-3 Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma-gun, Yuzawa-machi 949-6101, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Must've been a couple of hundred different brands of sake.Both cold and hot. Cheap tasting portions. They have it for sale if you care to buy. Interesting activity which I wouldn't really want to do anywhere else except sake central anyway (I'm not a sake...More

1  Thank hav4wannatravel
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Loved this place especially the sake museum! For ¥500 you can go sake tasting, they will give you 5 coins to put in the vending machine like sake server, there is so much to choose from had to pay twice! Got tipsy in the process...More

1  Thank ellehcim727
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place is located at Echigo Yuzawa station. You get to taste 5 different sake of your choice for Y500. We went here after spending our day at Gaza Yuzawa and before we rode our train back to Tokyo. Try it. It was really fun....More

Thank MariaClara325
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Go earlier in the day as samples run out later in the day :) Sake area looks awesome though we didn't experience (as we don't drink).

Thank SharonTeo1217
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

When i visit there in Dec 2016, many locals and local skiiers were going as well. There was sake promotion, and as a foreigner thats the first time I learnt much much more about sake. One of the sake being promoted was made by "new...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is an excellent honey trap for people who are getting into sake. Pay 500 yen for 5 shots of sake, and there is a truckload of choice here.

Thank AlvinChanJB
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Yuzawa-town is very convenient snow district from Tokyo. It's only 75min.by Sinkansen-Express from Tokyo Station. You can enjoy ski and snowboarding there from end of December to top of April. And good for hot springs, Japanese rice wine "Nihonsyu" and Japanese rice there. I recommend...More

Thank kazuy36
Reviewed 23 November 2015

1コインで1杯の御猪口、日本酒を気軽に味わえます。(5杯/¥500) 新潟の日本酒は風味豊かでどれも美味しいけど、ここに来れば自分の好みが必ず見つかります。 新幹線の駅と一緒のため非常に便利です。 1 cup of your Inoguchi 1 coin, you can taste willingly sake. (5 cups / ¥ 500) I Niigata sake is delicious any rich flavor, their preferences you will find always if you come here. It is very convenient for together with...More

Thank hiroron
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Visiting a winter ski resort in the height of summer presents some challenges, but the little village of Yuzawa still holds a few sweet charms, and this train station market is definitely one of them. There is a very helpful visitor's center (the staff members...More

Thank Pen_Princess
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Echico-yuzawa station is full of vitality with beautiful shops, which is different from outside quietness. Among others, ponshukan is really interesting. With 500 yen, I enjoyed 5 different sakes. What lovely sakes I had there! I could compara different tastes. I had even 5 more...More

Thank Kim_Creator
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