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Nozawa Onsen is a small village in the Northern part of Nagano prefecture, Japan. If you've ever been to Japan in the winter or planning a trip here you might have come across the name, but for most it's been a pretty well-kept secret for decades! Come an enjoy traditional Japanese charm, mountain culture, and the healing hot springs in Nozawa Onsen!
Venturing out towards Nakano along the Chuo line is Higashi Nakano - Nakano's little brother to the east. Here you'll find a long street called Ginza with a number of little shops and eateries. A local's favourite here is "Juban" a down-to-earth diner-style eatery with a friendly charm. The food is worth lining up for!
Kawagoe is a town that tells the story of olden Tokyo. It has also a manufacturer of a craft beer known as the COEDO Beer. The beer is made from sweet potatoes which are produced in abundance in the region. In Kawagoe, you can enjoy the local beer while time traveling back to the Edo period.
Beer is pretty good in Japan and among the best brands Sapporo Beer definitely comes to mind. The company even has its own museum in Sapporo. The Sapporo Beer Museum is really popular, and for good reasons! You get an interesting history of beer in Japan, plus you can sample loads of beer at a really cheap price!
I've found your new favourite spot for an ice-cold craft beer brew in old downtown Tokyo. Nakano Beer Workshop (or Nakano Beer Koujou) is tucked away on a side alley in back streets of the famous restaurant, bar, and entertainment district near Nakano Broadway. With several rotating beers on tap, you'll never go thirsty here!
Craft Beer Market is a well-liked tavern that has a couple of branches across Tokyo. Kichijoji has a popular address that is located just a stone throw away from the station. If you happen to be there, the place is definitely worth checking out!
If you want squid when in Tokyo head to squid institution, Ika Center. Serving up Tokyo's most delicious deep-fried squid, grilled squid, squid sashimi and more, Ika Center promises you a night of awesome food and a real Japanese seafood experience.
Tucked away on the third floor of a building on the opposite side of Shibuya station in area not frequented by many tourists is a beautiful quaint craft beer and sake bar, Taki. Matching some of the best beer and sake you try in Tokyo with delicate dishes, you're guaranteed to enjoy this hidden gem.