Shinjuku Unatetsu is an unagi (eel) specialized restaurant in the centre of the Kabukichou district in Shinjuku, Tokyo. In a traditional, yet laid-back atmosphere you can enjoy classic dishes such as "unaju" (eel served over rice) and unique eel skewers grilled over the fire.
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!
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.