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Hokkaido

Abashiri

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Abashiri

[place]* Located on the mouth of Abashiri River as it runs into the Sea of Okhotsk, Abashiri is host to a number of small museums and ruins, and some rather curious "local cuisine".

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Asahikawa

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Asahikawa

[place]* Square in the centre of Hokkaido, Asahikawa has long been a centre for trade and commerce in the region, and is known for its excellent seafood and Asahikawa-style ramen 

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Wakkanai

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Wakkanai

[place]* The northern-most city of Japan, Wakkanai borders on the Sea of Okhotsk and is a rustic, quiet sort of place, centred on fishing and a small amount of local tourism.

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Tokyo


The administrative and cultural capital of Japan, Tokyo is home to 12 million people, 160,000 restaurants and the most Michelin stars in the world (227)
Uni - sea urchin


Uni, or sea urchin, is one of the most treasured delicacies in Japan, but it's also eaten in Chile, the West Indies and in Mediterranean cuisine.
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