グリコピア神戸の記事タイトル画像(Glicopia Kobe)

Glicopia Kobe (グリコピア神戸) is the factory of Ezaki Glico Company which is one of the major confectionery makers in Japan which located in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.

The main products make at this factory are Pocky and Plitz.

Here we can see the Pocky and Plitz production lines.

The factory tour is held in Japanese, so please go with a guide who can speak Japanese.


About Glicopia Kobe

グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

Information

Admission Fee:Free (Bisco handmade experience is 1,500 yen.)
Regular holiday:Every Friday, Obon holidays (mid-August), New Year’s holiday
Address:7-1, Takatsukadai, Nishi-ku Kobe-shi, Hyogo, 651-2271, Japan
Phone Number:+81-78-991-3693
Parking lot : free

Start time (Factory tour)

10:00~, 11:00~, 13:00~, 14:00~, 15:00~

Reservation

Required (Click here for reservation method.)

Website

Factory tour report

グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)


Factory tour

Video viewing

グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

The factory tour begins with a video viewing.

It is about 10-minute video summarizing the history of Glico.

Old vending machine and history

グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

After watching the video, the staff will give a lecture on the history of Glico’s old vending machines.

This vending machine is about 90 years old and has a mechanism that allows you to play a short video when you purchase a product.


グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

We will go to the factory tour after receiving the lecture.

The passageway at the entrance of the factory tour has a Pocky shape. 🙂

Pocky / Pretz Factory

Pocky Factory Tour(glico)

We are prohibited from taking photographs during the factory tour.

We were able to see the factory scenery like the youtube video above.

Digital cooking

グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

After the factory tour, we will experience digital cooking.


グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

We are able to arrange a Pocky or Visco design displayed on the digital and our designs can be displayed on the web as illustration cards.

Bisco handmade experience (at extra cost)

手作りビスコ体験(Glicopia Kobe)

Visco handmade experience is a paid option.

With this experience, we can make Bisco, one of Glico’s products.

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Glico Museum

グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

Glico Museum displays Glico History Panel and past Glico bonuses.


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There is also a commemorative photo spot here.

Souvenir shop

グリコピア神戸(Glicopia Kobe)

There is a souvenir shop on the first floor of the factory.


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We also get some free souvenirs.


Reservation method of Glicopia Kobe

Glicopia Kobe factory tour requires reservations.

We can get reservations by phone or internet.

Phone number (Only available in Japanese)

+81-78-991-3693

Website

Reservation method on the Internet

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How to get to Glicopia Kobe

グリコピア神戸の地図(Map of Glicopia Kobe)

Nearest station is Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line Seishin-chuo Station.

Because the destination is far from the station, please use a bus or taxi.


From Osaka Sta. to Seishin-chuo Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Kobe Line from Osaka Station to Sannomiya Station and change to the Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line.

2.Get on the Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line from Sannomiya Station to Seishin-chuo Station.


From Namba Sta. to Seishin-chuo Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the Osaka Metro Midosuji from Namba Station to Umeda Station and change to the JR Kobe Line.

2.Get on the JR Kobe Line from Osaka Station to Sannomiya Station and change to the Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line.

3.Get on the Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line from Sannomiya Station to Seishin-chuo Station.


From Kyoto Sta. to Seishin-chuo Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Kyoto Line (go through to the Kobe Line) from Kyoto Station to Sannomiya Station and change to the Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line.

2.Get on the Kobe City Subway Seishin-Yamate Line from Sannomiya Station to Seishin-chuo Station.


Get on a bus from Seishin-chuo Station

Timetable and Route Search (bus)

Please take the following bus from Seishin-chuo station according to the start time of the factory tour.

Weekdays Holidays
10:00 start Shinki Bus Route 12 bound for Okubo sta.
9:37 bus (No.5 bus stop)
Shinki Bus Route 12 bound for Okubo sta.
9:43 bus (No.5 bus stop)
11:00 start Shinki Bus Route 12 bound for Okubo sta.
10:37 bus (No.5 bus stop)
13:00 start Shinki Bus Route 12 bound for Okubo sta.
12:37 bus (No.5 bus stop)
Shinki Bus Route 73 bound for Oshibedani[Sakae]
12:40 bus (No.10 bus stop)
14:00 start Shinki Bus Route 73 bound for Oshibedani[Sakae]
13:40 bus (No.10 bus stop)
15:00 start Shinki Bus Route 73 bound for Oshibedani[Sakae]
14:40 bus (No.10 bus stop)

Take a taxi

From Seishin-chuo Station:about 1,200 yen (10 minutes)

・Let’s show a taxi driver the following phrase.

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・If you want to call a taxi, let’s show the following phrase.

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・Phone number of taxi dispatch (Around Seishin-chuo Sta.)


Hotel search & reservation around Glicopia Kobe


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