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The speciality of this noodle restaurant is Chūka soba, with an intense broth made from katsuo (bonito fish). You can eat the soba noodles served in the broth or order noodles and broth separate. The meat serving is proper and much better than in cheaper chain stores. Chūka soba (中華そば) - noodles in broth - 630...more
Chirai - Famouse with its Chinese Dumpling (Gyouza) and Higawari Set. At the last week end of everymonth, this restourant has an offer to attract client : Buy 1 get 1 free.Tori Fuku Ramen - Famous with its queqe, you may simply need to spend longer than 20 minutes on lining just for a lunch. It is always crowded with people.more
There is few University in Matsudo City, one of them produce a lot of famous street singer such as 'Yuzu'. They all sing in front of Matsudo Station west Exit on public open space. If you are bad luck enough, you can hear someone shouting on the street for nothing and this is really torturing.more
In such small city, you can fine D-Mart, Ito Yokado and Isetan with lesser that 3 minutes on walking distance both from my house and Matsudo Station.
The appreciation of cherry blossoms (Japanese: 桜 - sakura) as a welcoming of spring ceremony is a very well known and very alive Japanese tradition. Festivals around parks and alleys lined with cherry trees are organised every year around the beginning of April. People go to these areas for picknick or long strolls while viewing cherry blossoms (Japanese: 花見 - hanami).
There will be at least seven festivals in the Matsudo city area on the weekend of April 6/7 in 2013.
1. Tokiwadaira Sakura Matsuri (常盤平さくらつり)
South of Tokiwadaira Station on the Shinkeisei line (see map on the attached image), with appr. 600 cherry trees along the Sakura-dori street towards Shinkeisei Goko Station.
2. Yabashira Sakura Matsuri (八柱桜まつり)
South of Yabashira Station on the Shinkeisei line and Shinyahashira Station on the Musashino line along the 500m long Sakura-dori alley.
3. Yabashira Reien Sakura Matsuri (八柱霊園桜まつり)
The Reien park is a large park and cemetary, well used for family activities on weekends; a 20 min walk southwards from Shinkeisei line Yabashira Station and Musashino line Shinyahashira Station.
4. Mutsumi Sakura Matsuri (六実桜まつり)
West of Mustumi Station on the Tobu Noda line, in the Rokkodai area along a straight and broad alley with appr. 200 trees.
5. Hachigasaki Sakura Matsuri (八ヶ崎桜まつり)
East of Mabashi Station on the Joban line near the Hachigasaki Post Office.
6. Kokubugawa Sakura Matsuri (国分川桜まつり)
Northwest of Higashimatsudo Station on the Musashino line, Keisei Narita Sky Access line and Hokuso line.
7. Kuriyama Sakura Matsuri (栗山桜まつり)
Southwest of Yagiri Station on the Hokuso line.
In you ever walk in the back street especial at the west exit of Matsudo Station, you can feel yourself at any other Exortic Asian country.
From 20*00 - 05*00 24x7x364, you can see night butterfly stands on the street looking for someone for special service.