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“Karatsu Kunchi” is a major autumn festival, held November 2nd through 4th every year at Karatsu Shrine. The festival celebrates harvests.“Karatsu Kunchi” has been designated as an Important Intangible Folk Culture Asset of Japan, and in 2016 it was registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage as well.
I decided to have lunch at “PUBLIC KITCHEN café Minamisenba Store,” a cute popular café in Osaka.
Here you can enjoy healthy dishes made with organic vegetables from “PUBLIC KITCHEN organic farm,” a plantation in Hyogo Prefecture’s Tamba City.
KAME-KICHI is a long-standing watch shop that boasts an inventory of over 3,000 watches. This article will introduce 5 of KAME-KICHI’s recommended watches!
Kagoshima – Ohara MatsuriRead Later
Kagoshima’s Ohara Matsuri is a lively, vibrant festival during which over 20,000 dancers parade through the city to the beat of songs like “Ohara-bushi,” a local folk song.
In Kyoto, there is Kyo-Ichi Honten, a cafeteria established in 1948.
With the motto of Umai, Hayai, Yasui, or "tasty, fast and cheap", this working-class eatery has been loved by the locals for many years.
Here, you can eat noodles and rice bowl dishes for around ¥700.
Saitama – Kawagoe MatsuriRead Later
The official name of Kawagoe Matsuri is “Kawagoe Hikawa Matsuri,” and it has a long history of over 360 years. It is registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. During the festival, spectacular floats that carry elaborate dolls parade through the streets. The daytime is a great chance to see the ornate detailing on each float up close. At night, enjoy the fantastical atmosphere while watching the floats illuminated with colorful lights.
If You Want to Enjoy Hyogo’s Specialty Dish “Akashiyaki” in Osaka, We Recommend “Takohachi”!Read Later
If you’re looking to try akashiyaki while in Osaka, “Takohachi” is a great choice!
The flagship Hotel Asakusa 3000 is located 7 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Metro Ginza Line and TOEI Asakusa Line.
Although it's situated close to Sensoji Temple, the rates are extremely cheap, starting from just ¥2,000, including a free breakfast!