Why don’t you enjoy cafe in the nature and Sake tasting? 

Why don’t you enjoy cafe in the nature and Sake tasting?

Sake tasting shop

Hi I’m Nobu, I like traveling overseas and in Japan, visited 25 countries!

I’m a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter of English for 8 years.

I show you hidden Japan which you have never seen and heard of!

Cafe in the nature Sawanoien garden


I went to Sawanoien garden.

Sawanoien is a garden facility opened by the Ozawa Sake Brewery.

There is a Japanese garden-style planting along the banks of the Tama River.

Inside the garden, there are Ozawa Sake Brewery’s sake brewery factory.

Also there is a sake tasting room, restaurants , a snack bar,shops and open terrace.

Sake tasting costs 500 yen ( 5 dollars) a glass.


Sake brewery factory

Ozawa Sake Brewery was founded 1702, one of the 9 remaining sake breweries in Tokyo.

It is known for its brand name “Sawanoi,” named after the area ‘Sawanoi’ where it is located.

Sake factory

Sake brewery factory
Free sightseeing tour

At the Sake brewery factory, you can join the free sightseeing tour 11:00, 13:00, 14:00 takes 30 minutes.

Sake factory
Process of Sake making

15 people can join the tour.

If it is available you can join the last minute.

Sawanoien garden


This Sawanoien garden was created in 1967.

This terrace overlooks the Tama River and is surrounded by trees, creating a refreshing and open atmosphere.

Suspension e bridge

Suspicion bridge

There is a suspension bridge surrounded by trees.

And after crossing the bridge, you will find “Kansanji Temple” where you can strike a bell.


And “Kushi Kanzashi Museum” the Japanese traditional hairpin museum.

Skull picture on the ceiling

You can enjoy a completely different atmosphere even though you are in Tokyo.

It takes 5 minutes walk from JR Sawai station.

Why don’t you come and visit Sawanoi-en?

You will find another Tokyo for sure!!
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