Himeji Castle is one of Japan's most loved castles! Located in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, the castle has a network of 83 buildings and was designed to resemble a a bird taking flight due to it's white exterior. Himeji Castle is a fantastic destination to visit with plenty of charm in the surrounding areas! Here's my top 5 recommended places to grab a bite to eat when in the area!
【Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka】 Unagi(eel) is eaten in many parts of the world. In Japanese traditional cuisine, there is a dish called Unaju(うな重), which literally means eel rice bowl. Hamamatsu City of Shizuoka Prefecture is a famous place for eel production. In this article, I will introduce the popular Unagi restaurants local people love in Hamamatsu!
If you have a chance to come to Nagoya, you MUST try the local dish called hitsumabushi. It is basically grilled eel on the rice bowl, but it comes some condiments and grean tea based soup to mix with. It means you can enjoy the delicious eel in different ways at one time. Here is the top famous hitsumabushi restaurants in Nagoya.
Eel, or unagi as it is known in Japan, is a very popular summer dish. It is said to help your body fight "natsubate" (suffering from the summer heat). Osaka has great unagi that is usually crispier than what you find in the Kanto region. Make sure to try these delicious stores if you live in Osaka or travel here.