"TSUBAMESANJO KOUBA NO SAITEN" provides you the scene of the manufacturing at Tsubamesanjo.
Category METAL PRODUCTOpen 27・28・29Workshop -Area TSUBAME

SAKURAIWe have been manufacturing metal cutlery in Tsubame City for over 70 years. With the motto of "Eating Delicious Food Deliciously," we support the presentation of meals by making the most of the properties of materials.


KOUBA tour

Friday, October 27, 2023

Tours of the second factory and the head office/showroom are available *Some guidance and support will be limited due to regular operations also taking place.

13:00 – 17:00

Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29, 2023

You can visit the factory while it is in operation.

(Scheduled Times)
Plant No. 1: (1) 9:30 – (2) 10:30 – (3) 11:30 – (4) 13:30 – (5) 14:30 – (6) 15:30 – (7) 16:30 –
Second factory: (1)10:00- (2)11:00- (3)13:00- (4)14:00- (5)15:00- (6)16:00- (7)17:00-
Head office and showroom: 9:00 – 17:00 (no time schedule)
*Except for 12:00 – 13:00


Experience / Workshop

Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29, 2023

9:00 – 17:00
*Except for 12:00 – 13:00

(1) Spoon polishing experience (about 15 minutes)
Scratch and polish the prepared spoons by yourself.
(2) Fork Edge Appraisal Challenge
You can appraise a fork only by its cutting edge, choose your favorite and get that fork.

No Limit

Spoon polishing experience: 300 yen
Fork Tip Appraisal Challenge: 500 yen course, 1,000 yen course

Address1-11, Logistics Center, Tsubame City, Niigata 959-1277, Japan (Head Office)
ParkingApprox. 10 units at each factory
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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.