The secret 'underground shrine' that protects Tokyo and Saitama from flooding: the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel
The “Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel” is a flood control facility built in eastern Saitama Prefecture to reduce damage from inundation and flooding. The "Pressure-Adjustment Water Tank" with many huge pillars in the basement looks like an underground temple, and it is attracting attention on social media. In this article, we will show you the highlights of the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel, plus the tour courses available.
Speaking of Shizuoka, many people will probably think of Mt. Fuji and tea fields. But did you know that such Shizuoka also has a lot of attractive gourmet foods? Thanks to its thriving fishing industry, Shizuoka's specialty cuisine and seafood are inseparable. In addition to seafood, there are also plenty of attractive B-grade gourmet dishes!
Classic Yokohama sightseeing spot: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse's must-eat gourmet and must-see souvenirs
"Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse" (横浜赤レンガ倉庫 / Aka-Renga Soko) is one of the tourist attractions in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. It is a landmark that has been popular for many years as a building with an impressive red brick outer wall. After a renovation in 2022, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse has now reopened in conjuction with its 20th anniversary!
Have you ever heard the names of Japanese foods such as "zunda" (ずんだ), which are mashed green soybeans (edamame), and rice cake "mochi"? The Japanese Local Cuisine Reproduction Series this time features the recipe for zunda mochi, which was selected as one of 100 Best Local Dishes (農山漁村の郷土料理百選) by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries - as one of the representatives from Miyagi Prefecture.
Best selling ranking of Hokkaido food and souvenirs at Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza Yurakucho store: What are the local delicacies unique to antenna shops?
This time, we asked Takashima-san, deputy manager of the Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza Yurakucho store, which is just a minute's walk from Yurakucho Station, to introduce us to the charms of the local product store and the best-selling products!