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Had Soba buckwheat noodles every day you’ve been in Nagano and want to excite your tastebuds even more? Fear not, there is plenty more to offer around Matsumoto. If you’re looking for a taste of Chine...
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Conveniently located a couple of minutes from Matsumoto station, this is the place to sample tonkatsu in Matsmoto. Built in a solid Kura storehouse this down to earth restaurant gives a taste of home ...
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Japan’s image in the eyes of the west is a contradiction of sorts. Renowned for the bright lights and cutting edge, futuristic, almost comic book stylings of the big cities like Tokyo yet also portray...
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No doubt you have probably tried Sushi, Japan’s most popular culinary export, at least once in your life (and if you haven’t – what are you waiting for??) – so you are probably already familiar wi...
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After a long day’s travelling or sightseeing (or for some of us – working), there is no better way to relax than to take a nice hot soak at a Japanese Onsen, where naturally forming hot spring water i...
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One of the hidden treasures of Matsumoto is the wonderful collection of traditional Japanese art to be found at the Matsumoto Ukiyo-e Museum. Ukiyo-e, which literally translates as “pictures of the ...
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Actually you only need one… and until you have walked along the Azusa river, surrounded by the glorious peaks of the Hida M...
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Arguably the most popular reason for visiting Matsumoto (but far from the only reason you should) is the famous Castle that lies at the center of the town. No doubt, for most visitors to Matsum...