"TSUBAMESANJO KOUBA NO SAITEN" provides you the scene of the manufacturing at Tsubamesanjo.


Category FOODOpen 28・29Workshop -Area YOSHIDA

HIURAFARMA cucumber and rice farmer in Tsubame City for 27 generations for 800 years. He has been growing rice without pesticides and chemical fertilizers since 2000.


KOUBA tour

Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29, 2023

You can visit the factory while it is in operation.

(No Appointments Required) (1)10:00 – (2)11:00 – (3)13:00 – (4)14:00 –
**20 persons per tour, each tour lasts about 15 minutes.


Experience / Workshop

Saturday, October 28, 2023

Motomachi Cucumber Harvest Experience: (1)10:00 – (2)11:00 – (3)13:00 – (4)14:00 –
*Each time, about 15 minutes for explanation, about 30 minutes for harvest.
Experience to compare autumn produce and new rice: 12:00 – 14:00
*For those who want to take home, 11:30 – 14:30.

(1) Motomachi Cucumber Harvest Experience
1 bag of cucumbers, all-you-can-stuff
(2) Experience to compare autumn ingredients and new rice (reservation required)
Comparison of the new “Kokoro-chi-rice”, “Hyakusho-koshihikari” and “Takikomi-gohan” (rice cooked with vegetables). A set of fish dishes by “Kawamatsu,” a catered restaurant, and “Okazu bento (side dish box)” of recommended ingredients.
You can refill your rice with “Kokonokochi Rice,” a blend of glutinous rice and Koshihikari rice, and “Hyakusho Koshihikari” rice. *Kawamatsu-san’s special miso soup (free of charge.)

Motomachi cucumber harvesting experience: 20 people per session
Experience to compare autumn ingredients and new rice: limited to 30 per day

Harvesting Motomachi cucumbers: 500 yen per bag
Autumn produce and new rice eating experience: limited to 30

(How to apply)

Phone 080-1266-3996
Email [email protected]

sns Search by “Hiura Farm

For reservations, please contact Hiura Farm.

Address1064 Yoshida Honmachi, Tsubame City, Niigata 959-0268, Japan
Parking15 cars
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Notes & Rules

KOUBA Tours and Experiences have age and clothing restrictions. Please be sure to read the following in advance.


Those under junior high school age must be accompanied by a guardian. (Please refrain from attending if you are a preschooler.)

Those under the drunkenness of alcohol are not allowed to participate.

Please follow the instructions of the staff in KOUBA.

Please never touch the equipment or products in KOUBA.

Smoking is completely prohibited in KOUBA.

Before taking photos, please get permission from each KOUBA staff. And, please refrain from using flash.

In advance, please check reservations is required or not.

KOUBA has a limited capacity, so if you have more than 10 people, please contact each KOUBA in advance.

About clothes

Please wear clothing that is no problem even if it gets dirty and shoes that are easy to move.

Please refrain from wearing sandals, high heels, platform shoes, etc. They may cause you falling.

Please refrain from wearing skirts or baggy clothing as there is a risk of getting caught in the machine.

Visit by car

When coming to KOUBA by car, please use each KOUBA parking area or a nearby temporary parking area.

Please note that you may not be able to use the parking area if it is full.

If you do not follow the rules above, we may refuse your participation. Additionally, the organizer and each KOUBA will not take any responsibility for any accidents caused by your fault within the factory.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in order to ensure a safe tour and experience.