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Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market Has Closed Down, But Its Restaurants are Still Amazing!

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Other Restaurants

Since the Edo period, the Tsukiji market has been a distribution center for food distribution in Tokyo, and over time it became one of the world's largest wholesale markets for fish products. The original site has been in operation for more than 80 years and has come to be known as "Tokyo’s kitchen". For tourists who come to Tokyo to check out the food scene it is an absolute treasure trove for trying out Japanese cuisine. The original Tsukiji market is divided pretty much into two areas, on-site and off-site. The off-site used to be where buyers came for the fish auctions and which has now moved to Toyosu. The off-site area is where you can find gourmet restaurants and over 400 over-the-counter shops and stalls. The fish auctions may have gone, but there is still plenty to see, and eat, around Tsukiji Most of the stores are still open as usual, and the crowds have barely gone down as there is still fresh and delicious food. So today, LIVE JAPAN is going to introduce 10 spots which can’t be missed when visiting this famous area. If you don’t come here to eat when you visit, then you will always regret it!

Northern Ramen Locals Love: 3 Asahikawa Ramen Shops That Will Make You Forget All Your Troubles

Asahikawa Ramen

Asahikawa Ramen is the local ramen variety in Asahikawa City, Hokkaido. This ramen is flavored with soy sauce, uses thick wavy noodles, and is classically served with a broth using pork bones and chicken as well as fish broth giving this dish a complex flavor that is high in fat content. Now there are many Asahikawa Ramen shops in the city, but we'd like to share three of our recommended favorites.

Stringraphy at Studio EVE: A Striking and Unique Musical Experience

Shibuya Other Contemporary Arts

Have you ever imagined being right inside a musical instrument, surrounded by song? I visited Studio EVE in Tokyo’s Daitabashi neighborhood and was able to experience this very feeling by attending a Stringraphy workshop. A beautiful melting of music, art, and movement, Stringraphy is an original concept that while born in Japan, has already made waves across the globe in its 25 years of existence. During the workshop, I had the chance to meet the members of the world-renowned Stringraphy Ensemble, enjoy a performance, and even try my hand at making my own string music.

Sounkyo Onsen: 4 Recommended Hot Spring Getaways in Japan's Leading Onsen Destination!

Furano / Biei / Sounkyo Ryokan

Sounkyo Onsen is one of the best known hot spring destinations in Hokkaido. Surrounded by the gorgeous natural surroundings of Daisetsuzan National Park, you can relax in a hot spring while enjoying the splendor of Hokkaido’s natural beauty: the serene greenery in the summer, and the changing colors of the leaves in fall. Fall starts earlier here than in the rest of Japan. In this article, we’re going to introduce you to four popular onsen hotels, each with their own distinct features and characteristics!

Even Japanese People Don’t Know That?! 11 Secrets About Mt. Fuji, the Symbol of Japan

Mt. Fuji Forests & Mountains

Boasting the greatest height of domestic single peak mountains in the country, Mount Fuji is loved as a sightseeing attraction representative of Japan throughout the world. More than 300,000 mountaineers flock to it every year. In addition to being registered as a World Cultural Heritage in 2013, recent years have once more seen various features in the media seeking to express the allure of the mountain, further calling attention to it. Now, we will reveal 10 of Mount Fuji’s unknown secrets, conquering the peak of this majestic symbol of Japan!

Getting from Kansai International Airport (KIX) to Osaka: Complete Access Guide

Kansai Airport Airport

So you've just arrived at Kansai International Airport! However, transportation from the airport is more confusing than you bargained for. What do you take? From where? To where? Kansai Airport (KIX) may be on the sea, but it is easily accessible to and from various parts of Kansai via a range of different transportation networks. Here's how you can use these networks to reach your destination in Osaka City and surrounding attractions as quickly, easily, and inexpensively as possible.

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