This area prospered as the castle town of Gujo Hachiman-jo, and has many places of interest such as the rows of preserved houses, beautiful waterways, pocket parks that make use of the fine, clear water, and Gujo Hachiman Old Town Hall which is a registered tangible cultural property. If you have time, please enjoy exploring the townscape.
Kei-chan is a local speciality cuisine of Gifu Prefecture in which chicken is seasoned with local miso and fried. It is usually eaten with vegetables. Here in Gifu, each home and restaurant will have their own version of Kei-chan. The flavor may be different because of the different parts of the chicken used and the kind of miso paste the chef chooses. Enjoy the taste of kei-chan exquisitely entwined with miso!
Replica Food Sample Experience
Many Japanese restaurants make great use of plastic food samples to complement their printed menus. It gives patrons a great idea of what delicious food is on offer in an eatery. Would you like to try your hand at making replica pieces of food in Gujo Hachiman? Gujo City is famous for producing the largest volume of food samples in Japan. You can experience making tempura and lettuce. It’s surprisingly easy! You’ll be amazed that you can make it look exactly like the real thing. There are souvenirs available too, such as keyrings of your favorite food samples.