Kewpie Kobe Factory is one of the manufacturing facility of mayonnaise and dressing of the Kewpie Corporation, located in Higashi-Nada Ward, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.

This factory organizes the factory tours of mayonnaise and dressing on weekdays.

The factory tour is reservation-only.

(Foreigners must confirm by phone before visiting the factory tour.)

(Only available in Japanese.)



Information of Factory tour

Kewpie Corporation has nine factories in Japan.

Factory tours are held at five factories among them, Kobe factory is also one of them.


Kobe factory is located by the sea, so the scenery is very beautiful.

Near the factory there are Rokko Island, Port Island, Kobe Airport and so on.


Factory tour is free, reservation-only.

There are “Mayonnaise course” and “Dressing course” for factory tours.

I went to the mayonnaise course.

Tour report

Visit and entry

Appearance of the Kewpie Kobe Factory.


Entrance gate of the factory.


Admission pass of the factory tour.


There is a parking lot in the factory.

(It’s free of charge.)


Design of the factory pillar is the same as the mayonnaise package design.


Entrance to the factory building.


Factory elevator.

We go to the fourth floor of the factory.

Entrance hall

The fourth floor of the factory is an entrance hall (waiting room).


Memorial photography section.


History of the Kewpie Corporation.


Automatic face recognition display.


Section of the knowledge of food.


Section of picture books and magazines.


Locker (free)


Water server (Free)

Factory tour

Map of the factory tour.

Factory tour is about 90 minutes.


We watched the history video on mayonnaise in the viewing room at the entrance hall.

Photography of the production line is prohibited in the factory.

Kewpie kitchen (Tasting)


We can sample various mayonnaise and dressing here.


This is a mini salad for tasting.


There were four kinds of mayonnaise for tasting.



There were six kinds of dressing for tasting.

Kewpie shop (Souvenir)

We got mayonnaise and a prepared dish as a souvenir.

These are, of course, free.



There is the souvenir shop ‘kewpie shop’ in the entrance hall

We can buy mayonnaise and kewpie goods here.


Reservation method

Factory tour is reservation-only.

(Foreigners must confirm by phone before visiting the factory tour.)

(Only available in Japanese,)


Internet Reservation

Reservation Method


Phone (Reception time 9:30~12:00, 13:00~16:00)

+81-78-411-6015


Photos of Kewpie Kobe Factory

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How to get to Kewpie Kobe Factory

キユーピー神戸の地図

Nearest station is Hanshin Fukae station or JR Konan-Yamate station.

Because the distance from the station to the destination is far, I’ll recommend you to use a bus or taxi from station.


From Osaka Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Kobe Line from Osaka Station to Konan-Yamate Station.

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From Namba Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

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

2.Get on the JR Kobe Line from Osaka Station to Konan-Yamate Station.


From Kyoto Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Kyoto Line from Kyoto Station to Konan-Yamate Station.

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Get on a bus from JR Konan-Yamate Station

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Please get on a Kobe City Bus No.30 and get off Fukaehamamachi-nishi.

If factory tour starts at 10:00am, you must get on the 9:20 bus.

If factory tour starts at 1:30pm, you must get on the 12:20 bus.

Timetable and Route Search of bus

Bus company:Kobe City Bus
Routes/Destination:30/Bound for Fukaehamamachi (深江浜町)
Boarding bus stop:JR Konan-Yamate Sta. (JR甲南山手)
Alighting bus stop:Fukaehamamachi-nishi (深江浜町西)
Bus fare:210 yen
Time required:About 20 min


Get on a bus from Hanshin Fukae Station

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Please get on a Kobe City Bus No.30 and get off Fukaehamamachi-nishi.

If factory tour starts at 10:00am, you must get on the 9:26 bus.

If factory tour starts at 1:30pm, you must get on the 12:26 bus.

Timetable and Route Search of bus

Bus company:Kobe City Bus
Routes/Destination:30/Bound for Fukaehamamachi (深江浜町)
Boarding bus stop:Hanshin Fukae Sta. (阪神深江)
Alighting bus stop:Fukaehamamachi-nishi (深江浜町西)
Bus fare:210 yen
Time required:About 14 min


Take a taxi

From Konan-Yamate/Fukae Station:About 1,300 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.

[Phone number of taxi dispatch : Around the Kyoto Station]*Japanese text only.


Hotel search & reservation


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