Full of tunas in Misaki, Kanagawa Prefecture Vol.1 Enjoy auction sales and fresh fishes at a fishing port
Misaki in Kanagawa Prefecture locates on the tip of the peninsula beyond Sagami Bay.
Passing through the other site’s peninsula in Chiba Prefecture, you will arrive at the Tokyo Bay, Uraga, where Perry from America visited for the first time in 1853, Yokohama, and Tokyo.
It is easy to get in from the Pacific Ocean, so that it has been the pivot of fishing since long time ago.
Before developing the refrigeration technology, tunas, caught around the Pacific Ocean, they were picked into soy sauce to save.
When they are picked into soy sauce, it can eat in raw, and its smell and moisture are removed so that its good taste is increased.
It is the idea of Japanese people who love raw fishes.
Tunas pickled in soy sauce is said “Zuke”, and it is the standard of Edo-style Sushi.
Now, tunas, caught in all over the world, are gathered in Misaki.
Auction sales are held at the market every morning.
It is able to see them, so, let’s see the spectacular view that is frozen tunas are lined up.
In Misaki, there are many restaurants that are able to eat tunas, but we recommend you the restaurant in the fishing market.
Let’s eat enough tunas, that just arrived at the fishing port in the morning.
Attractions of Misaki are not only the fish.
There is the tasteful townscape since old days.
Also, you will feel the history from narrow paths.
Why don’t you choose the old inn and enjoy the atmosphere of the port town?
Reference Web Site:http://www.city.miura.kanagawa.jp/hisho/eng/sightseeing.html
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