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Your favourite cheapos are back with a special on location recording of the “Best Of Japan Tour” in Coredo Muromachi. The tour is organised by the Nihonbashi Tourist Information Center who provide a few different tours and experiences with English speaking guides. The tour we went on is essentially a food tour with nibbles, you can hear our munching sounds on the podcast.

They also offer a few other experiences, including Tea Ceremony, Geisha and Kimono, and you can book from their website.

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Our delightful kimono-clad hosts for the afternoon | Photo by Chris Kirkland
Okui Kaiseido
Okui Kaiseido – kombu and colourful boxes from Fukui prefecture | Photo by Chris Kirkland

Food Samples

Food Being Prepared

Some hand made sweets:

Shaving Bonito flakes (we also got to try this):



Delicate Flowers made from sugar and mochi rice

Flowers made from sugar and mochi rice

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