月別アーカイブ: 2016年11月

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~Popular Kumamoto Attractions~

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It became the season of sightseeing in Japan. I will introduce the popular sightseeing course of Kumamoto. Please visit there when you see the sights in Kumamoto.

Kumamoto Castle
It is a Japanese castle from the Azuchi Momoyama period to the Edo era and has a history of about 400 years.There are a lot of clues to know the history of the Edo period from the vast site and the unique architectural style.Creating a unique stone wall called “Mushakaeshi”.It is a popular tourist spot such as creating a unique stone wall called “Mushakaeshi” and “Honmaru Goden Daihiroma”.

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Old Hosokawa Imperial House
The Daimyo(a samurai who owns many territories and subordinates) of the Edo period house remains as it is. You can see the lifestyle at that time from kitchen, bathhouse and furniture items. There is a beautiful Japanese garden on a large site.

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Yokoi Shonan and the Meiji Restoration Group statue
In Takahashi Park along the river flowing near Kumamoto Castle, there are statues of five people (Shonan Yokoi, Ryoma Sakamoto, Kaishu Katsu ,Shungaku Matsudaira, Morihisa Hosokawa) active in the Meiji Restoration era.

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Suizenji Jojuen
It is a historical Japanese garden that Kumamoto Hanshu, Hosokawa landscaped.
A pond that looks like a lake is arranged, and you can enjoy the beauty of the garden an artificial hill with a gentle ups and downs.

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Honmyoji
There is Bodaiji that worships Kato Kiyomasa who made Kumamoto Castle.
About 1,400 valuable precious cultural property such as Kiyomasi’s belongings, books, crafts, etc. are exhibited. A statue of Kiyomasa is also being built.

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Speaking of Kumamoto, there is a famous brewery shop in the local sake “Kumamoto Shuzo Kenkyusho. The yeast collected in this Brewery, also known as “Kumamoto yeast”,
is now being used in most liquor stores in the whole country.
This yeast is indispensable for today’s “Ginjo sake.”

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日本では観光のシーズンになってきました。今回は、熊本も人気観光コースをご紹介いたします。熊本に観光の際にはぜひお立ち寄り下さい。

熊本城
熊本城は安土桃山時代から江戸時代の日本の城で、約400年の歴史があります。
広大な敷地や独自の建築様式の中に江戸時代の暮らしぶりや、歴史を知る手がかりがたくさん残されています。「武者返し」や「本丸御殿大広間」など、人気の観光スポットです。

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江戸時代の大名(多くの領地や部下を所有する武士)屋敷がそのまま残っているめずらしいです観光スポットです。台所、浴場、家具の品々から当時の暮らしぶりがうかがえます。
広大な敷地にきれいな日本庭園があります。

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横井小楠と維新群像(よこいしょうなんといしんぐんぞう)
熊本城を囲むように流れる沿いの高橋公園の中に、横井小楠(よこい しょうなん)、坂本龍馬、勝海舟(かつかいしゅう)、松平春嶽(まつだいらしゅんがく)、
細川護久(ほそかわもりひさ)の明治維新時代に活躍した5人の銅像が立てられています。

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水前寺成趣園(すいぜんじじょうじゅえん)
熊本藩主細川家が造園した歴史ある日本庭園。
湖に見立てた池が配され、ゆるやかな起伏の築山とともに、庭園美を楽しめます。

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本妙寺
熊本城を作った加藤清正をまつる菩提寺(ぼだいじ)です。
境内には清正公の遺品や、それに関する文書、書画、工芸品など、約1400点もの貴重な文化財が展示されています。清正公の銅像も建てられています。

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熊本といえば、熊本酒造研究所という有名な酒蔵があります。「熊本酵母」とも呼ばれるこの蔵で採取された酵母は、今や全国大半の酒蔵で利用されています。今日の「吟醸酒」にとってこの酵母は不可欠な存在です。

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~Easy to Japanese Food~

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Cucumber and tuna wasabi mayonnaise mixed
It is a simple Side dish of cucumbers that can be made at once.
Clear seasoning match well with beer.

<material>
Cucumbers・・・2 pieces
Salt・・・ as desired
Tuna can・・・1can

(mayonnaise dressing)
Mayonnaise … 2 tbsp
Wasabi … as desired
Salt … as desired
Salt kelp ・ ・ ・ A pinch

<How to make>
① Add mayonnaise and wasabi, add salt and mix.
② Tuna cans are cut off oil.
③ Sprinkling salt on cucumber and rubbing it in.
④ Add salt kelp to the cucumber.
⑤ Put it until cucumber become wilted a little, then it will be mixed with ① and tuna.

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キュウリとツナのわさびマヨネーズ和え
すぐ出来るきゅうりの簡単な和えものです。
はっきりした味付けは、ビールによく合います。

<材料>
きゅうり・・・2本
塩・・・適量
ツナ缶(小)・・・1缶

( 和え衣)
マヨネーズ・・・大さじ2
わさび・・・適量
塩・・・適量
塩昆布・・・一つかみ

<作り方>
① マヨネーズとわさびを和え、塩を加えて混ぜておきます。
② ツナ缶は油を切ります。
③ きゅうりは塩で板ずりし 斜めに切ります。
④ 斜めに切ったキュウリに塩昆布を加えます。
⑤ 少しきゅうりがシンナリするまで置いてから①と和えます。

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Don’t miss this Christmas special offer!!Christmas is just around the corner and we have offering special lineup for Christmas!!

Don’t miss this Christmas special offer!!
Christmas is just around the corner and we have offering special lineup for Christmas!!

I hope you will take these special offered products on this opportunity!!
The streets are in full Christmas mode and people are getting excited.
These sake products goes well with Christmas scene and good for the Christmas present.
If you purchased more than 100 dollars, 500 ml or more, we will give you an organdy bag present until December 31, 2016.
(※The color of wrapping  may be different from the photo.)

Kizakura Tokusen Hana Kizakura Christmas Gift Set 300ml
Hana Kizakura is clean, light and semi sweet Junmai Ginjo sake with beautiful floral
fragrance up front from Kizakura original Hana Kobo (flower yeast) and crisp finish at the
end. Alcohol contents are only 12% so the attack on a front palate is soft and gentle.
Best drink chilled.

【 50cc Ochoko x 2 in a organdie bag】・・・Please flow the liquor into it  and enjoy  good point with drinking to the smell, the taste. You feel a liquor little in the tip of tongue. To the person who wants to enjoy slowly both the fragrance and the taste well.

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Kizakura “S” & Iwa Tokkuri Christmas Gift Set 500ml
Kizakura S Junmai Daiginjo has a gorgeous incense like a fruit and a flavor of the original
rice.It is used 100% of Kyoto ‘s famous water “Fushimizu” and the best brewing suitable
rice “Yamada Nishiki”.Rice-polishing ratio up to 50%, ferment at low temperature of 10
degrees Celsius slowly and carefully for a long term.
Having both gorgeous fragrance and good taste, it’s compatible with a dishes that make
use of the taste of materials and the dish of simple seasoning.

【180cc glass tokkuri x 1 & 60cc glass ochoko x 2 in a wooden gift box】 This is a classic style sake instrument for drinking cold sake. The texture of surface is like rocks so this is called Iwa (meaning rocks). Good size for 1-2 people to enjoy slow sipping sake. Also for drinking nihonshu sake room temperature.

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Aai Sparkling Sake Christmas Gift Set 330ml
Sparkling with Japanese blue, quietly shinning blue & slim body. It is a sake new style.
Super clean taste, Serve chilled and enjoy it in a flute glass.

【 50cc Ochoko x 2 in a organdie bag】 ・・・Please flow the liquor into it  and enjoy  good point with drinking to the smell, the taste. You feel a liquor little in the tip of tongue. To the person who wants to enjoy slowly both the fragrance and the taste well.

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Kizakura Nigori Sake Christmas Gift Set 300ml
Nigorizake is unfiltered sake and often called cloudy sake in English. Normally, once the
fermentation is finished, sake is pressed and divided into clear sake and the white lees. But
using the rougher filter to let the little lees go with clean sake is a way to make Nigorizake.
Kizakura Nigorizake is a fresh light flavoured low alcohol Nigorizake. It has a mild sweet
and sour taste like drinking yogurt and it should be good to be taken chilled or on the ice.

【 50cc Ochoko x 2 in a organdie bag】・・・Please flow the liquor into it  and enjoy  good point with drinking to the smell, the taste. You feel a liquor little in the tip of tongue. To the person who wants to enjoy slowly both the fragrance and the taste well.

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Eikun Junmai Ginjo Koto Sennen Christmas Gift Set 300ml
This junmai sake is named after Kyoto, the city with a long and rich history. 100% of Kyoto-
produced premium rice, Iwaimai is used, giving this full-bodied junmai a smooth
mouthfeel and a clean finish. Served chilled.

【 50cc Ochoko x 2 in a organdie bag】・・・Please flow the liquor into it  and enjoy  good point with drinking to the smell, the taste. You feel a liquor little in the tip of tongue. To the person who wants to enjoy slowly both the fragrance and the taste well.

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Kotsuzumi Junmai Ginjo Hana Fubuki Christmas Gift 300ml
This beautiful clear blue bottled sake is Hyogo, Tanba’s premium brewery Nishiyama
Shuzo’s premium Junmai Ginjo. Super clean & fruity sake reminding pineapple or banana
made from Nishiyama Shuzo’s famous world well water meeting up with 55% polished
down Gohyakumangoku premium sake rice. The label design is done by Japanese artist
Mr. Hirosuke Watanuki express the flower show over Mt. Fuji. Drink chilled at the beginning
or middle of a meal.

【 50cc Ochoko x 2 in a organdie bag】 ・・・Please flow the liquor into it  and enjoy  good point with drinking to the smell, the taste. You feel a liquor little in the tip of tongue. To the person who wants to enjoy slowly both the fragrance and the taste well.

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It became the season of autumn leaves in Japan. I will introduce the popular sightseeing course of Kyoto.Please visit there when you see the sights in Kyoto.

~Fushimi Inari Taisha~
Fushimi Inari Taisha is a popular tourist spot of No1 from foreigners.
Thousand Torii(a gate way at the entrance to a shrine) of the landscape is also famous. Collect the trust as the god of harvest, prosperous business, many of the worshipers are visited.

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~Sanjusangen-do Temple~
Because 33 genes (Japanese size notation) are it in the length between the pillar of the main hall, it is called Sanjusangen-do Temple. Also 33 is a number relevant to Avalokitesvara, it is said that Thousand Armed Avalokiteshwara changes to the 33 appearance, and saves the people. A principal idol, Thousand Armed Avalokiteshwara stands in the center there, and 1000 bodies to the left and right, 1001 bodies behind.

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~Kyoto National Museum~
Massive brick impressive Kyoto National Museum is the collection number of goods more than 10,000 points. It was opened in 1897, mainly exhibited on the Kyoto culture through the Edo period from the Heian period cultural assets are exhibited. The site area is wide, as you pass through the main gate there is “a person A · Rodin thinks ” in front and stone pillar of Gojo Bridge on the south side.

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~Kiyomizu Temple~
Kiyomizu Temple is famous in the world. Also is a popular temple that about 20 percent of the people who came to Kyoto visit. The timing of spring cherry blossoms, autumn leaves, the night special admission also crowded a lot of people than done.
The Joujuin (the hall on the site) is a famous Japanese garden “moon garden”.

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~Yasaka Shrine~
Magnificent and brilliant “Gion Festival” carried out in a Yasaka Shrine is a traditional festival last for 1000 years. When the plague was popular in the Kyoto and all over Japan in 869 years, it is a festival that began by praying the removal of the disaster. There is also popular as a power spot and is a divine favor to the amulet.

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Speaking of Kyoto, there is a famous breweries shop in the local sake.
The unique quality of spring water in Fushimi area are the major contributing factors to brew high quality sake. “Eikun” series is recommended among them.

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This menu is recommended for these 3 species! Please visit the shop when you visit Kyoto.

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紅葉の季節になりました。今回、京都観光の人気コースを紹介します。京都観光の際にはぜひ訪れてみて下さい。

~伏見稲荷大社~
伏見稲荷大社は外国人からNo1の人気観光スポットです。
千本鳥居(神社の入り口にあるゲート)の風景も有名です。五穀豊穣・商売繁盛の神様として厚い信頼を集め、多くの参拝者が訪れます。

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~三十三間堂~
本堂内陣の柱間が33間あることから三十三間堂と呼ばれています。また「33」は観音に縁のある数字で、観音菩薩が33種の姿に変じて衆生を救うと説かれることによります。
ご本尊の千手観音坐像(国宝)を中心に左右に千体仏(千手観音立像)、さらにご本尊の背後に千手観音立像1001躯が立ち並びます。

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~京都国立博物館~
重厚なレンガ造りが印象的な京都国立博物館は、収蔵品数1万点以上を誇ります。
1897年(明治30年)に開館。主に平安時代から江戸時代にかけての京都の文化を中心とした文化財が数多く展示されています。敷地面積は広く、正門を抜けると正面にA・ロダンの考える人、南側に五条大橋の石柱・橋脚などがあります。

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~清水寺~
清水寺は、日本はもちろん世界的にも有名で、京都に来た人の約20%が訪れる人気のお寺です。春の桜・秋の紅葉の時期は、夜間特別拝観も行われより多くの人にぎわいます。
敷地内にある成就院には日本庭園で有名な「月の庭」があります。

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~八坂神社~
八坂神社で行われる豪壮かつ華麗な祇園祭は、1000年も続く伝統的なお祭りです。
869年に京の都をはじめ日本各地に疫病が流行したとき、災厄の除去を祈ったことにはじまったお祭りです。パワースポットとして人気もあります。厄除けや疫病退散にもご利益があります。

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京都といえば、有名な醸造店「斎藤酒造」があります。
伏見地域の湧き水の独特の品質は、高品質なお酒を作り出しています。
それらの中で「英勲」シリーズがお薦めです。

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この3種にはこちらのメニューがおすすめです。京都観光の際には、この名店にも立ち寄ってみてはいかがでしょうか。

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