- [sightseeing in Shizuoka report of foreigner] We challenge traditional textile "arrowroot cloth texture" of castle town Specialty "arrowroot cloth" of Kakegawa. It was characterized by beautiful luster and robustness, and arrowroot cloth popular as craft was used as Hakama of samurai in the Edo era. In well-established arrowroot cloth weaver founded in 1870 in Kakegawa-jo Castle downtown area, we experienced arrowroot cloth texture using traditional weaving machine.
- New product using traditional industry "kudzu" of Kakegawa comes up one after another "Kudzu" which is known as special product of Kakegawa. We are used as arrowroot cloth and kudzu starch gruel and are popular as souvenir mainly. New products using kudzu are produced to utilize this kudzu more. Including healthy medicinal herb curry using kudzu and tea, we introduce kudzu jelly with Matcha, sake using kudzu flower yeast.
- Craft beer "Kakegawa beer" utilized special product of Kakegawa-city is born! Small brewery "KAKEGAWA FARM BREWING" which was born in Sakanacho, Kakegawa-shi in May, 2018. We brew beer using strawberry "rouge cheeks" born in kiwi and melon, green tea, roasted tea, Shizuoka that are local ingredients. Beer which is fragrant, and is high in fragrance using the first picked tea of this year of Kakegawa comes up for a limited time. Around Kakegawa Station, we introduce three wonderful shops which "Kakegawa beer" can taste with delicious dishes.
- [sightseeing in Shizuoka report of foreigner] We sneak into Kakegawa-jo Castle with costume of ninja? Kakegawa-jo Castle palace where the Kakegawa-jo Castle castle tower rebuilt with wooden construction and building more than 150 years ago are just left. It is tourist attraction that can feel the times when there was samurai here. If we change into clothes of ninja and go around the inside of a castle, we can enjoy time trip easily.
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- New product using traditional industry "kudzu" of Kakegawa comes up one after another
- Three selections of good Japanese confectionery shops of Kakegawa who shines in atmospheric cityscape
- Craft beer "Kakegawa beer" utilized special product of Kakegawa-city is born!
- Heart prays for good luck calmly. We make a tour of power spots of Kakegawa
- Culture and history are over art in fragrant castle town, Kakegawa
- Creature, fruit, the forest, hot spring, activity……Nature and three selections of recreation spots where we touch