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A Legendary Kamakura Eel Shop

Open since 1929, Kamakura's seaside Tsuruya eel shop is one of the Tokyo area's finest and most renowned.

Feel Like a Feudal Lord in Ritsurin Garden

There isn't just one reason why Kagawa Prefecture's Ritsurin Garden has been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide—there are thousands of them!

9 Ginza Spots for a Cheap Lunch—Michelin, Too!

Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch at any of these nine Ginza restaurants.

Conservation of an Icon

Mount Fuji is recognized as both a World Heritage Site and a three-star Michelin spot. But how do you protect a natural site from the erosive forces of its own popularity?

Kyoto Kaiseki Chef Shrugs at Michelin Stars

This 400-year-old restaurant has been around since before Michelin stars existed, and may well remain long after they're gone.

This Restaurant Got a Star in 2 Months

A step-by-step walk through a ten-course meal at Tirpse, a one-star Tokyo French restaurant with real "esprit!"

The 5 Best Michelin-Starred Spots in Okinawa

Michelin's Green Guides rate local attractions other than restaurants and hotels, which are covered in its Red Guides. Take a look at what the Michelin Green Guide has to say about beautiful Okinawa!

Visit 3-Michelin-Starred Gokayama

Take the new Hokuriku Shinkansen to visit the splendidly preserved, Michelin three-starred Gokayama village in Toyama Prefecture. If you want to get away from it all and be surrounded by nature and heritage, Gokayama is for you.

Michelin-Recognized Okonomiyaki

The distinctive thing about Denko Sekka's Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki is the egg.

Feast Like a Shogun for Breakfast

This full-course, balanced breakfast meal will leave your stomach feeling full—as you would expect from a three-star Michelin restaurant in Kyoto.

The Force Awakens at Kiyomizu Temple

Witness folding screens inspired by the Star Wars trilogy at one of Japan's most iconic temples.

5 Delectable Kansai 'Bib Gourmand' Restaurants

"Bib Gourmand" refers to the Michelin Guide's listing of casual restaurants offering reasonably priced, great-tasting food. Here we've selected five great Bib Gourmand-recommended restaurants from the 2016 area guides.

Book Michelin-Starred Restaurants in English!

Pocket Concierge lets you book premier Tokyo restaurants online from anywhere.

Michelin Guide Octopus Balls!

The 2016 Michelin Guide contains not just one but several restaurants specializing in takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and other “B-Class Gourmet” foods famous around the Kansai area.

Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots

Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.

Photograph Japan With the Michelin Guide

The Michelin Guide is known widely as a rating system for restaurants, but that's not the only type of guidebook created by Michelin. They also produce tourism guidebooks for worldwide travel destinations—great for shutterbugs looking for a fresh angle!

10 Michelin-Starred Lunch Spots in Kansai

At lunch time, hot Michelin restaurants can be within the reach of even a more modest budget!

Bathe in the Lap of Luxury

This three-star Michelin-rated onsen treats anyone like royalty for a fraction of the cost.

Take a 3-Star Hike Up Mount Takao

Mount Takao is a 599-meter (1,965-ft) mountain in western Tokyo that has received a three-star rating from the Michelin Guide.

Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo

Considered by many to be the most prestigious culinary school in the world, Le Cordon Bleu continues to strive in the education of hospitality management and culinary arts.

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