On our way to Japan

Barry

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Wife and I are headed for Tokyo, Kyoto, Shirakawa-go, Nara, Kanazawa, Takayama, Himeji, and Hakone for 17 days. Should be fun.

Any suggestions on interesting food/restaurants or sights? Probably not doing any audio related stuff but who knows.
 

LL21

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Absolutely!!!

Tokyo
Go to "Jumbo" for Yakiniku...a very thinly sliced beef where they cook it at your table...literally takes 3 seconds on each side. Can be mindblowingly good.
Try Tsukji Market in the morning if you like sushi/sashimi
If you want to check out Harijuku for the funky youthful part of Tokyo, next to Omotesando...posh...Harry Winston, etc
Try Pioneer Plaza to hear the all-reference TAD system

Kyoto
Definitely try (if you're a super foodie) the Kyo-ryori dishes in Kyoto which is where they originated...a sampling of many specially prepared foods. But only if you're a super haute foodie (a la Nouvelle Cuisine)

As the Japanese say..."Dozo!" (enjoy)
 
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Headed those parts this Nov , so look forward to the recommendations that follow ... Autumn Leaves !
 
Aug 6, 2012
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You are heading to some interesting areas. I have been a bit further north this time of year near Akita. The mountains and trees are beautiful.
 

JackD201

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Nothing audio related? The Tokyo show is this weekend! :D
 

YashN

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Wife and I are headed for Tokyo, Kyoto, Shirakawa-go, Nara, Kanazawa, Takayama, Himeji, and Hakone for 17 days. Should be fun.

Any suggestions on interesting food/restaurants or sights? Probably not doing any audio related stuff but who knows.
Not sure if it's on your way, but if ever: Restaurant Concord in Tateyama should reveal a few surprises.
 

Tango

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I come to Japan two three times a year. One of my favorite places for family short visit. I like to take my kid to a park. Now still in time to see blooming Sakura.

Tang
 

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