Asakusa and Japanese Food Culture

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Today, we went to Ueno to pay my first visit toAsakusa Temple, or Sensō-ji. That area also has a street selling all kinds of Japanese kitchenware, which is a necessary part of Japanese food culture.

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A top view of Asakusa Temple

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It is said that the smoke of incense in this temple could protect you from illness

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We met a group of middle school students. They are asking us about the impression of Japan in English.

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Amanda really likes Omikuji. Can’t wait to find out her fortune.

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Japanese girls wearing Kimono in the temple

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Ningyo-yaki, a snake cake in Japan. The shape is like human faces.

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Street decoration for Tanabata festival, asian valentine’s day. This festival is also celebrated in South Korea and China.

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A lantern store selling all kinds of lanterns for restaurants. The words on those lanterns are all about food, such as alcohol and sushi.

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These knife is only for soba noodle.

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These delicious-looking things are only the samples for actual food. In Japan, restaurants always put these samples outside rather than pictures.

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