Local Secrets

San-Mon gate at Kuon-Ji temple

Minobusan – Yamanashi’s Hidden Gem

The ancient Buddhist town of Minobusan is one of Yamanashi prefecture’s best kept secrets, with great food and rich culture.

Okazaki Shrine rabbits

Okazaki Shrine

Come visit the stone rabbits of Okazaki Shrine, praying for safe childbirth, finding love, and keeping away misfortune. Cute little stop for rabbit fans.

Zuicho Katsudon

Zuicho Katsudon Shibuya

When a restaurant only serves one dish, you know it will be the best dish they serve.

Parfaits

Patisserie Yoshinori Asami

Treat yourself to some deliciously instagrammable parfaits at Patisserie Yoshinori Asami on your trip to Sugamo.

Nakiryu Michelin Star Ramen

Michelin star ramen – a popular destination in Tokyo for all you Ramen fanatics.

Multicolor ogura toast

Coffee Shop KAKO

Join the locals at Coffee Shop KAKO for their famous Nagoya ogura toast topped with cute, colorful jams.