Yanai's Sagawa Shoyu-gura & Museum

Traditional soy sauce brewing in Yamaguchi Prefecture

By Sandra Isaka    - 1 min read

Sagawa Shoyu was founded in 1830 and is located in Yanai City's white-walled historic district. As you enter their warehouse, a fantastic smell envelopes you. Take a close look at large vats of soy sauce being brewed in a traditional manner using a unique technique of double-stage fermentation. View production-related exhibits, taste a variety of products, and purchase your favorites.

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Sandra Isaka

Sandra Isaka @sandra.isaka

As an intercultural consultant & Japan travel specialist with 20+ years in Japan, I love sharing my favorite places with others.