Udon, Japanese white noodles, is such a popular dish in Japan. Did you know Nagoya's udon was slightly different from the regular udon noodles? It is called kishimen and the noodles are flatter and thinner. When you come to Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, you need to try out this local favorite cuisine at these popular restaurants!
Have you ever been to izakaya (居酒屋)? It is a causal Japanese style bar or pub where you enjoy drinking sake, beer, and other kinds of drinks with Japanese traditional dishes usually shared on your table. Here is a list of recommended izakaya around Nagoya station that would give you a great and exciting night experience!
Searching for the best breakfast in Nagoya? Visit one of these places and you will have a great morning. The list includes spots where you can enjoy the Nagoya's breakfast specialty "ogura toast", buffet, and noodles, all of them are famous and near (or inside) Nagoya Station!
Nagano station is one of Japan's main connecting stations to other parts of the country. Nagano city has plenty of things to do and see and is a popular destination for people wanting to see the Japanese Alps and experience the natural beauty Japan has to offer. So next time your around Nagano station here is 5 places to check out for lunch or dinner!
If you're traveling in Japan, but you are looking for a complete change of pace from Tokyo, Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture is definitely the place to visit. It has breathtaking coastal scenery, a rural atmosphere, and it is a great place for swimming, fishing and cycling!
Kanazawa (金沢) literally means "marsh of gold". The name comes from a legend of a peasant who was digging for potatoes but instead found gold flakes. The gold association with Kanazawa stuck and now the town prides itself in offering gold-related souvenirs and foods (you can even find gold flakes in your ramen). The most famous food is the gold leaf ice cream. Here is where you can have it if you visit the city of western Honshu in Ishikawa prefecture.
Kanazawa is a very popular tourist destination because of many amazing sightseeing spots which includes one of the most famous seafood market in the country: Kanazawa's Omicho Fish Market. If you are in Kanazawa, the place is absolutely a must-go for both its atmosphere and the fresh seafood you can have there.
If you visit Nagoya, its castle is a must-see! It is definitely one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city, and a beloved symbol for the people of Nagoya, for it was once one of the most important seats of of the Tokugawa family during the Edo period. Here's why you should visit and a few things to eat while you are there.
Nagoya in central Japan is known for its amazing food culture, its edo-style castle and perhaps also for its amazing science museum. The place was build in 1962 but renovated on a large scale in 2012 to coincide with the opening of the planetarium in now houses. Here is more on that museum you should definitely visit while you are in Nagoya.
At this restaurant in Nagoya, you can have cake for lunch! And even if you're health-conscious, you can enjoy the cake, guilt-free. The cakes here are made with vegetables and are meant to enhance your beauty and health. Let's try a gorgeous salad cake for lunch while in Nagoya!