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Freshwater eel of Narita

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A prayer visitor is entertained with a Freshwater eel dish from the Edo era

Narita who was endowed with the fishing ground of the Lake Imba, and treated a prayer visitor of the Mt. Narita. Around Naritasan Omotesando Street, a shop handling much Freshwater eel cooking links the eaves.

  • It is eating a food with great relish in unrivaled article Freshwater eel

    In Omotesando for approximately 800m, a building full of the emotion equals JR from Narita Station of Keisei to Naritasan Shinshoji Temple and a color is dark and still leaves a feature of the Edo era. Japanese inns and a restaurant leaving old の fragrance in now link the eaves to go.

    I go on a trip, and one of the pleasure thinks with eating a noted product of the land.
    A noted product of the meal of Narita is Freshwater eel. Along the Mt. Narita approach to a shrine, there are many well-established restaurants inheriting "the secret hanging" from generation to generation. Be wrapped up in a fragrant appetizing fragrance to burn the Freshwater eel and can smack the lips in taste of each shop pride.
    In fact, Narita of the nature of the locality that is rare nationwide that Freshwater eel people gather for by all these density is "a town of the Freshwater eel".

  • Narita and Freshwater eel

    The Freshwater eel of Narita has an old origin. Culture became popular like the present age, and people who lived in this area for a long way off that Freshwater eel came to be available anywhere ate a River fish dish produced in the Lake Imba which was the treasure house of blessings of nature. Above all, the expensive Freshwater eel dish of the nutritive value colonized as food culture in this area widely.

    And a civic life became rich, and Narita prospered as the pleasure resort that could go from the Edo era to be said to be 成田詣 when it was Genroku Era.
    As popularity of the Freshwater eel increased in the Edo era, Freshwater eel cooking in the summertime was done with a noted product, and a visitor was entertained, and, in the Japanese inns of Monzen-cho, it was pleased.
    成田詣 at the time is a trip of foot. For the fatigue of the long route, I will have a Freshwater eel dish is eaten, and get well! The thought of ancient people of という Narita is felt.
    By this trace, there is still a shop starting a Freshwater eel dish in the Narita city much around around Mt. Narita.

  • Narita Eel Festival

    In Narita, I last for approximately one month when it was put together in the day of the Ox of the summer dog days, and Narita Eel Festival is held. When a meal and shopping were done in a shop participating in Freshwater eel Festival, stamp one seals it per 1,000 yen. When these are collected three, I can apply for the lottery where a luxurious prize is.

    In an average year, approximately 100 stores participate. A dish and dessert using the Freshwater eel can be tasted in many restaurants of these.
    Let alone the traditional taste of the Freshwater eel restaurant, competition for taste of the Freshwater eel of the tempura restaurant, the Freshwater eel of the sushi bar, the Freshwater eel of Narita that there are an original dish in a hotel and the dining and the sweets using the Freshwater eel and cannot taste in the others can be enjoyed.

    After having tasted Freshwater eel, let's go with search for Souvenirs in Omotesando. Product sales shop and the hotel except the approach to a shrine and the market participate in Narita Eel Festival stamp rally, too. By just casual shopping, please win the luxurious prizes such as a trip ticket or the accommodation coupon.

    In 2017, Sunday, August 6 is the day of the Ox of the dog days on Tuesday, July 25.

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