◆Soul food of the people of Ise
There are many restaurants around Isuzu guest house
There are restaurants open until PM 10:00in the evening from AM 7:30 in
Japanese foods, Soul foods, seafood, Italian and Japanese sweets etc.
・Ise Udon Noodles <Soft,Smoothing, Bittersweet and Mysterious?>
In Ise, when one mentins udon noodles, its Ise Udon Noodles.The dark sauce
made with soy
sauce and soup stock packs a big punch, but not to worry, because it is
not as spicy as it looks.
This dish can be traced back to ancient times when fisherman would pickle
bonito they just caught
in soy sauce and heartily kneed rice with vinegar.
Other fish besides bonito are prepared this way seasonally.
There is mysterious shark food culture throughout Japan.
Often given as an offering to the Ise Jingu, large pieces of dried shark
are often side dish
that goes well with main courses. It comes two different flavors; thick
cuts have a salty flavor,
and thin cuts are given a sweet rice wine flavor.
・Mochi(Japanese sticky rice sweets) Compare to eat
There are many kinds of famous Mochi that tourists have enjoyed in Ise
since long ago.
You can compare different Mochi shops while walking.
It costs about 200〜300yen for Mochi and Japanese tea set if you eat in the Mochi shops.
Nikenchaya Mochi (since 1575)
・Convenience store. open 24 hours.
Taiko Shusse Mochi (since 1565)
Akafuku Mochi (since 1707)
Ofuku Mochi (since around 1744)
Henba Mochi (since 1775)
Kuuya Kansuke Mochi(since 1893)
Iwato Mochi (since around 1914)
Kamiyo Mochi (since 1913)
There are two places in the neigh borhood.
Circle K ; 2 minutes on foot
Family Mart : 6 minutes on foot
･Oharai-machi (1-minute walk from guest house)
Oharai-machi is the flourishing the town in front of the Naiku of the Ise
There are many shops along beautiful stone pavement in this unique town.
The area is filled with restaurants, souvenir, pearl jewely shops and merchant stores that
visitors can enjoy after visiting the shrine.
･Naiku (8-minutes walk from guest house)
Naiku has been dedicated to the Japanese guardian deity since 2000 years.
Naiku is the Sun God and stands on top of the gods and goddesses in Japan.
Amaterasu Omikami is the ancestral deity of the imperial family and she is enshrined here.
Address : 516−0026
10-4-1 Ujiurata Ise-shi
Tel : 81-70-5405-0725
E-mail : email@example.com
Web : http://isuzu-guesthouse.com
・Isuzu-River (1-minute walk from the guest house)
The Isuzu-River is very beautiful river all year round.
There are cherry blossoms in the spring.
You can enjoy playing in the water, and seeing the fireflies in the summer.
Trees aflame with red and yellow leaves in autumn.
The morning sun goes up from the center of the Uji Bridge built over Isuzu-River
(It is especially sacred because Naiku is God of the sun)
The company name of Isuzu Motors is derived from this Isuzu-River.
・Okage-yokochou (3-minutes walk from guest house)
Located in the center of Oharai-machi, Okage-yokochou is the a re-creation of the building son the road
to the Ise Jingu Shrine that date back to the Edo-Period and the Meiji-Period.The
area is lined with
reataurants and souvenir shops, Japanese sweets shops(Mochi)that are distinct
The area also has picture story and Japanese drum shows and museums about
the mythology and woodprint.
★Activities around Isuzu guest house★