Observe the finest Japanese craftsmanship at the piano factory with the aroma of wood
If you visit YAHAMA factory in Kakegawa, which is one of the most famous music instrument companies in Japan and started in Hamamatsu city, you can observe the manufacturing process of grand pianos. This 90 minute tour consists of an introduction video and a guided tour by one of the staff. You can see the craftsmen working with their traditional techniques of making pianos that has been passed down since 1900. Factory tours are basically available only from Mondays to Fridays, and reservations are required.
《 TOUR DATES 》
Every Mondays to Fridays (except holidays, New Year's holiday season, Golden-week (early-May holiday season in Japan), summer holidays, and so on.)
《 TOUR STARTING TIME 》 10am - / 1:30pm - ※Takes 90minutes
《 ADMISSION 》 Free
《 MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS 》 20 people (Reservations are by first come, first served basis)
《 HOW TO MAKE A RESERVATION 》
Reservations can be made within one month prior to the date of the visit. (If the reservation day is a holiday, it moves to the next business day.)
YAMAHA Corporation Kakegawa Factory Harmony Plaza
TEL：0537-24-8069 (available in English)
Time: Weekdays from 9:30 to 16:30 (except holidays, New Year's holidays, Golden-week (early-May holiday season in Japan), summer holidays, and so on.)
1480 Ryouke, Kakegawa-shi
From Hamamatsu Station
JR Tokaido Shinkansen Kodama
or JR Tokaido Line "Kakegawa" station
then take a taxi (15 minutes)
Or Tenryu Hamanako Railroad
"Sakuragi" station then walk ( 8 minutes)
Around 20 minute from Shin Tomei Expressway Mori Kakegawa I.C.
Around 20 minute from Tomei Expressway Kakegawa I.C. or Fukuroi I.C.
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