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Grand Piano Factory Tour, Yamaha Kakegawa Factory

Grand Piano Factory Tour, Yamaha Kakegawa Factory
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Jun 8, 2018
“Love Music, You Will Love This Visit”
Aug 20, 2016
“Grate experience ”
1480 Ryoke | Kakegawa Factory Harmony Plaza, Kakegawa 436-0038, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 537-24-8069
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Yamaha offer a very well organised tour of their grand piano factory at Kakegawa. If staying in Hamamatsu, you can easily catch a train to near the factory and then follow a sign posted walk from a small local train station. Use Google Maps and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank DTrainTravels
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

You can see the huge efforts and time behind the stage to produce one piano you will know how the experts choose their piano. It's wonderful place and wonderful people

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Students from Kakegawa International Christian School had the honor of being the first tour group when the factor reopened. They even got to be on TV! We were divided into two groups, with Japanese and English speaking tour guides, and children of all ages (preschool...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank motherof13
Reviewed March 1, 2015

Yes, what a small world. Yuri, our host for the tour once lived in Canada. We missed our original booked time because of the GPS. Yet we were lucky to book a second time as a make up. The sight and sound for the tour...More

Date of experience: February 2015
5  Thank travelmomVancouver
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Pretty neat experience to see how a Yamaha Grand Piano was made from scratch. The female staff who guided us through the tour spoke excellent English which I later found out that she lived in Banff (Canada) before for one year as an exchange student....More

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank rcli
Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Thank you to Visegradi, we were able to make a visit to the factory during our stay in Osaka. Kakegawa is to be reached by train (sinkanzen) around 2 hours away from Osaka. Thus it's valuable for us to have the JR pass otherwise a...More

4  Thank RenyA718
Reviewed April 3, 2012

We have visited the factory in March 2012. Before you would go there you need to reserve a time. You need to phone there for a time reservation but luckily they do have English speaking staff so it is not that difficult. The factory tour...More

Date of experience: March 2012
6  Thank visegradi
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March 17, 2017|
Response from Colin591 |
Visit YAMAHA's website. Factory tour is free, however you need to make a reservation by phone. Enjoy! Notice •If you are involved in any piano production or piano production related business, or intoxicated please refrain... More
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