Friday, April 23, 2010

Visit the Honda motorcycle factory tour when you motorcycle in Japan

When you are in Japan riding or touring by motorcycle, you may want to visit one of the large Japanese motorcycle makers and see how motorcycles are built. Honda Motor Company has a free tour the details are below

Click here to learn about the tour to the Honda motorcycle factory tour in Hamamatsu scroll down the page about half way

According to the information provided on the website:

Honda Motor Co.,Ltd. Hamamatsu Factory

Address 1-13-1,Aoi Higashi, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka Japan 433-8501

Map: Click here Google Maps in Japanese

TEL 053-439-2011
URL Japanese site

Access By car 30 minutes from JR Hamamatsu Station By car 10 minutes from the Tomei Hamamatsu West I.C (Use Jorudan to plan train travel click here)

Type of Business Manufacturing of motorcycles, power products (generators, lawn mowers and cultivators ), motor boat engines etc.

Capacity 10-100 people

Available days Mon. through Fri. 9:30-15:30 (Except 11:00-13:30) Sometimes visitors are not accepted because of the production schedule or company events

Facility and details Explanation, video, viewing of motor cycle assembly line, engine production line, body production line and the final inspection

Tour time 60 minutes

Other Children below third grade of elementary school are not permitted. There are video in Chinese and English. Every thing else will be explained in Japanese. So please bring an interpreter with you

Reservation Call two months ahead
(Send a letter of application.)To address above

Source: Factory and sight seeing tours

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