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Discover Favy's food and restaurant guides for the Chubu region! Chubu (中部, literally central region) is a region in the middle of Japan's Honshu island. The Chubu region consists of 9 prefectures: Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Ishikawa, Nagano, Niigata, Shizuoka, Toyama, and Yamanashi. Chubu is famous for northern Alps of Japan and Mount Fuji, Shizuoka green tea, miso, gapes and apples.
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Have Your Cake and Eat it Too? A Beautiful Salad Cake 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!

Shirakawa-go: A Historic Village in Beautiful Gifu Prefecture!

Shirakawa-go is a quiet mountain village and popular tourist destination all year round. It has its own unique culture for which it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. For lovers of architecture, you can admire the greatest concentration of "kominka" (wooden, thatched roof houses) in Japan.

Got A Craving For... Shrimp Ice Cream!? Head To Niigata!

They've done it again. From the same company that has brought us the grasshopper ice cream in the past, comes their new creation consisting of shrimps on ice cream!

Have You Ever Been to Snow Monkey Park in Nagano?

Is this a dream or what! Onsen and monkeys! What else can you possible ask for! In Nagano, you can take a trek in Snow Monkey Park, known in Japan as the Jikokudani Yaen Koen, and you will be surrounded by onsens and monkeys. I think this should be on your bucket list if it isn't already!

Coeda House: Breathtaking Cafe Designed By Famous Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma Has Just Opened in Atami, Shizuoka!

The cafe looks like a tree and is surrounded by windows to allow the customers to view the beautiful scenery of the Izu peninsula. What's more, you can have original sweets made by a famous patissier! This place is a must-go if you are in Atami.

Things to do in Shizuoka: the Ultimate Guide!

Shizuoka Prefecture is one of Japan's national treasures for its beautiful nature and traditions in tea-making. It's also the home of the country's most revered mountain: Fuji-san. Shizuoka is not too far from Tokyo, so if you're traveling in Japan, you should definitely consider making Shizuoka an area to explore! Here are some interesting things to do in Shizuoka.

Nozawa Onsen Fire festival, Dousojin Matsuri

Every January 15th, a Fire festival called Dousojin Matsuri is held in Nozawa Onsen, in the northern part of Nagano prefecture. Well known as one of the three major fire festivals of Japan, the powerful and beautiful fire with the atmosphere of the festival will surely overwhelm you.

Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen in Yamanashi, Hot Springs With a View on Mt Fuji!

Fuji Kawaguchiko Onsen is in Yamanashi and is famous for its beautiful flower parks, but most importantly its breathtaking view of Mount Fuji! It is a beautiful location for hiking as well. Fuji Kawaguchi Onsens are known for their healing properties and attract many tourists, as much local as international. It is known to be one of the most beautiful onsen spots in Japan, onsen lovers, this is a must-try!

Tokamachi Snow Festival: Astounding Snow Festival In Niigata!

Tokamachi snow festival is a snow festival held in Niigata Prefecture from February 4th in 1950. The main idea of this festival is to befriend snow and to enjoy it. This year, 2019, Tokamachi snow festival will be held from February 15th to 17th.

Inuyama Matsuri: Float Car Festival In Aichi!

Inuyama Matsuri is an annual festival held in Inuyama, Aichi. Inuyama Matsuri is well known for its magnificent floats! The gorgeous looking floats will surely be a scenery you cannot forget.

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