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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.
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.
29ON is a meat-lover's paradise! This member-restricted restaurant in Shinjuku offers creative meat courses that are sure to satisfy your cravings and broaden the horizons of your gastronomic world with the chefs' original cuisine!
Seaweed is an important element of Japanese cuisine. However, outside of Japan, few people know what kinds of seaweeds are consumed and how they are consumed. Many foreigners are surprised to know that seaweed can be the basic flavor of a simple tea infusion called kombu cha. Here is an introduction to the Japanese seaweed tea!
Jindaiji temple, located in Chofu city (part of the Tokyo metropolitan area) is a popular tourist destination for many reasons. First, there is the beautiful temple and its surrounding edo-style townscape with tons of soba shops! Then there are the huge Jindai Botanical Gardens right next to it. And to top that off, you can even enjoy going to an onsen near the temple's premises!
Furikake is the known as rice's best friend here in Japan. It's a type of popular seasoning made of mostly of nori flakes and dried fish almost everyone loves. This article will describe what it is, the popular flavors of furikake and where to buy it while you are visiting Japan!
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a must-see if you are travelling to the Hiroshima. It is located at the very center of the city, and within the park, there are numerous beautiful and historically significant monuments and facilities (most notably the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum) recounting the tragic story of the atomic bomb.
Fugu (Toxic Fish!) Restaurants In Osaka: 5 Of The Best Places To Have The Intriguing Japanese Delicacy!
The fugu, or blowfish, is a fascinating item of the Japanese cuisine. The content of its liver is lethally poisonous, yet it's been eaten as a delicacy in Japan for centuries. Only certified chefs are allowed to prepare fugu dishes, as a bad cut could literally cause death from poisoning.
Fresh, delicious sushi can be a bit pricey, but not if you get it at Uogashi Nihon-Ichi! Uogashi Nihon-Ichi has many standing-style sushi shops near most major rail stations in the greater Tokyo area. Find out more about this popular chain by reading on!
Looking for an interesting eating tour in one of Tokyo's most famous shopping streets? Ameyoko is your answer! The area is also known as Ameya Yokocho for it has the characteristics of the typical yokocho alleys where you find heaps of cheap bars and eateries. Here are some great shops to stop at for a tasty treat while you stroll in the area!