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Izushi Castle Town, Toyooka

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Often called Little Kyoto, Izushi Castle Town draws visitors with its nostalgic atmosphere and Izushi-soba, a specialty of the area containing buckwheat noodles served on small plates. The site features historical buildings from the Meiji Era, including a castle, a clock tower, and an old theater playhouse. The small but well-preserved castle sits on a hill encircled by sakura trees, offering views of the surrounding landscape. Climb the stone staircase farther up the hill to visit a Shinto shrine. Izushi Castle Town is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Toyooka Edition.
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  • In speaking of izushi Soba is famous for a great number of Soba Yuen, his favorite store is kanbe. (Soba dish add alone 7-8) here soba noodles sweet dipping sauce sautéed series is soup and noodles go well with favorites is. Scattered and exploring the city is dominated by temples and castles, is about a two-hour walk through the temples and sights, ryuu灯 baskets, there are many attractions. Try exploring the city to eat buckwheat noodles to go?...
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  • We on the road to go to kinosaki Onsen. Came for lunch to eat buckwheat. Near desires you can buy souvenirs, returned.
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  • Click here to go to the public transportation is bus only. I feel just a little inconvenience, but this city to something deeper. Perhaps even taste of Japan, if you will, regulate cars around town a little more walking and easy-to-it also represents aspects of life in modern life.
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  • This is a soba shop called Izushi Castle, not the actual castle ruins. It is at least a 5-10 minutes walk to the ruins from this spot. The soba is good. In the same complex is a sushi shop (yummy and the owner speaks some English) and a bar (friendly owners). Be careful to enter the one you want!
  • It was Soba. Unusual dishes near the Osoba one prize amount? 5 dishes. I was asking for additional. In unique ways of eating, 1 plate in green onion and horseradish, 2 dish is kaki混zezu too much egg add Yam dish 3 or later. Each was delicious. I can tweak the beer menu, such as tempura and halfbeak dried overnight and to people who aren't near a ~.
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  • Buckwheat noodle dish is the best. Many dishes are ikecha. Dashi and Soba are delicious!
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  • Guests can enjoy a year-round atmosphere there
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  • Here is the Soba shop. It is not a castle.
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