Kizakura Sake Brewery Kappa (Water Goblins/河童)Museum in Kyoto!

Kizakura/黄桜 sake Brewery in Fushimi, Kyoto City is not only famous for its sake and sake Museum bu also for a collection of Kappa/河童 or water C\Goblins of the Japanese legend which made the Kizakura sake Brewery TV d\ads so famous all over the country


The “Kizakura Kappa Country” Museum was opened inside the precincts in 1995!


The entrance!


Beautiful swimming golden kappa!


The sake breweries in Fushimi, Kyoto are renown for the underground water they use!
Actually anyone is free to collect such water inside the brewery during business hours!


Kizakura Brewery sake barrels!


Antique sake brewery tool collection!


A double collector’s item:
A Kizakura Brewery antique metallic billboard and a traditional “fune/sake press”!


A very sexy well-endowed female kappa!


Kappa tableware!


Antique Kappa Mask!


Dressed to kill?


Kappa figurines!


African expat kappa?


Kappa’s morphology!


Drawings collection 1!


Drawings collection 2!


Drawings collection 3!


The author who created such lovely female kappa for the TV ads!


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Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

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