whiskey house osaka
Whiskey was born in Ireland in the 12th century. And in its long history, whiskey has came over to Scotland, U.S., Canada and Japan and it had been growing in each climates and features.
“SUNTORY WHISKEY HOUSE” is the facility made by their concept “Proposal of a lifestyle with whiskey” with 3 different sections of “Whisky Gallery“, “Whisky Dining WWW.W” and “Whisky Bottle Bar SUNTORY WHISKY HOUSE“. It is where you can feel different whiskey charm with five senses. Enjoy everything you feel when you bring the glass to mouth. The color that got in manufacturing process, flavor that came through wood barrel and taste that has grown in long history… You will be captivated by authentic whiskey there.
Whisky Gallery
The large gallery that spreads from entrance displays original old bottles and limited bottles that they had sold so far, photos, advertisement posters and more things that you can feel their 90 years history. Since Yamazaki distillery was opened in 1923, SUNTORY’s whiskey has been getting much of praises and honors.
A part of the gallery, there is a show room for furniture and interior goods made by whiskey barrel that had worked for 50 to 70 years. Artisans choose dismantled wood from whiskey barrels and handcrafts each products such as table, chair, sofa and even accessories. Each product that has wood’s warmth only exist one piece in the world.
SUNTORY show room SUNTORY show room
SUNTORY barrel story

Opening hours Close TEL
11:00 am ~ 8:00 pm None 06-6359-3788
Whisky Dining WWW.W
The name “WWW.W” is come from the first letter of Water, Wood, Wind and Whiskey. They provide special flavor of whiskey with the original glass that WWW.W had invented. All menu are also invented while they were sticking to the compatibility of the whiskey. In addition, WWW.W pays attention on not only whiskey but also Ice, water and soda. Dishes cooked by seasonable ingredients and whiskey will make you so much satisfied.
seasonable food and whiskey Suntory whiskey house
Opening hours Close TEL
11:30 am ~ 2:00 pm | 5:30 pm ~ 11:00 pm None 06-6359-5177
Whisky bottle bar
Spending luxurious time while facing a whiskey bottle. No matter if you alone or with precious somebody, the calm yet modern atmosphere will offer ultimate impression. The much experienced whiskey concierges of this sophisticated bar will serve various premium whiskey including “HIBIKI 響”. Would you like to have tranquil time at their fantastic facilities?
Whisky bar Osaka SUNTORY HIBIKI
Opening hours Close TEL
5:30 pm ~ 12:00 am Sunday and public holidays 06-6359-2177
Address: 2/F Knowledge Capital. Grand Front Osaka. 3-1 Ofuka-cho. Kita-ku. Osaka city
TEL: 06-6359-3788 (Whiskey Gallery)
06-6359-5177 (Whisky Dining WWW.W)
06-6359-2177 (Whisky Bottle Bar SUNTORY WHISKY HOUSE)
Sources SUNTORY official website http://www.suntory.co.jp/?ke=hd
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Basic information of Osaka

About Osaka
The city of Osaka was promoted to a city designated by government ordinance and thereby divided into 24 small wards on 1st September in 1956. In 2000, Fusae Ota became Japan’s first female governor. Sakai city was promoted to a city designated by government ordinance and thereby divided into 7 wards on 1st April in 2006.
Weather of Osaka
The average temperature: 16.9°C
The average annual rainfall: 1,279.0mm
The highest temperature: 33.4°C (August)
The Lowest temperature: 2.8°C (January)
*Investigation: 1981 – 2010
Weather of Fukuoka
Rainy season of Osaka
Rainy season in Osaka starts on 3rd – 7th June and end on 18th -24th July.
Rainy season of Fukuoka
Population of Osaka
The population of Osaka is around 8,838,000 as of June 2016. The population concentrate in Osaka city, accounts 30% of population of the whole Osaka prefecture.
Geography of Osaka
The area of Osaka prefecture is around 1,899 km2
Area rank: 2nd smallest of all 47 prefectures in Japan
Meaning that Osaka is the prefecture which has very high population density.
Popular local food of Osaka
Normally, we imagine “Okonomiyaki (お好み焼)” first as the most famous food in Osaka. Hiroshima styled Okonomiyaki piles up all ingredients on the plate. On the other hand, we mix all ingredients first before cooking in Osaka style. These two different style Okinomiyaki dividing popularity often be covered by TV program. In addition, udon is still very popular in Osaka. Soup color is much darker in comparison with Tokyo’s one.
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Transportation of Osaka
●JR West ●JR Central ●Osaka Municipal Subway ●Keihan Electric Railway ●Kintetsu Line ●Hankyu Line ●Nose Electric Railway ●Hanshin Electric Railway ●Nankai Electric Railway ●Semboku Rapid Railway ●Mizuma Rail way ●Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway

(Osaka station to Kyoto station)
JR Kyoto Line (Shin-kaisoku / 29 mins / 560 Yen)
(Osaka station to Sannomiya station)
JR Kobe Line (Shin-kaisoku / 27 mins / 410 Yen)
(Osaka station to Nara station)
JR Yamatoji Line (Kaisoku / 50 mins / 800 Yen) as on June 2016
Recommendation of sightseeing spots in Osaka
Universal Studio Japan, Osaka castle, Dotonbori (道頓堀), PL fireworks festival
Number of travelers from Hong Kong who stayed at Osaka
(2014) 660,930 people
(2015) 962,430 people (+ 45%)
Major events and festivals of Osaka
●Tenjin matsuri festival (around Osaka Tenmangu on 24th – 25th July)
●PL fireworks festival (at Tondabayashi city on 1st August)
●Osaka castle festival (at Osaka castle during 1st July to 30th November)
●Osaka Ebesu festival (at Imamiya shrine on 9th – 11th January)
●Kishiwada Danjiri festival (at Kishiwada city on the middle of September and the beginning of October)
and much more.
Celebrities from Osaka
Akiko Wada, Junichi Okada, Aiko, Takashi Fujii, Etsushi Toyokawa, Ken Hirai, Chisato Moritaka, Shigeru Mizuki, Ainosuke Kataoka, Takajin Yashiki, Nanase Aikawa, Ai Otsuka, UA, Noriyuki Makihara, Hidekazu Akai, Kenji Tamura and so on.
Professional sport teams of Osaka
>Gamba Osaka >Cerezo Osaka
>Orix Buffaloes
>Osaka Evessa
>Osaka Blazers Sakai >Suntory Sunbirds >Panasonic Panthers
>Kintesu Liners
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