10 Less-Touristy Things To Do In Chubu This Winter, Japan’s Hidden Gem Just 2.5 Hours Away From Tokyo

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Things to do in the Chubu region

Mention “winter in Japan” and the snowy fields of Hokkaido will likely be the first thing to pop up in most Singaporeans’ minds. But there’s as much winter fluff in the hidden gem that is the Chubu region that is just a 2.5-hour shinkansen ride away from Tokyo.

But Chubu is more than just a winter wonderland. This is where you’ll also be able to gild your own gold leaf souvenirs, meet a samurai IRL, and even practise Buddhist meditation for free. If you’re looking to spice up your itinerary, consider these 10 things to do in Chubu’s Ishikawa, Gifu, and Fukui prefectures

1. Enjoy seasonal snow crabs at Omicho Market

Dubbed “Kanazawa’s Kitchen”, Omicho Market boasts more...

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