Good for a hot summer day

by Hiroyuki - Japan Licensed Guide
(6) Reviews

Shaved ice flavored with syrup tasted lemon

Good for a hot summer day

Days on which the temperature rises above 30C are going on in Japan. In such a hot summer day, shaved ice is a relief to remove the heat. Selling shaved ice in Japan originated in Yokohama in 1869. Since then, eating shaved ice has become popular and it is a seasonal thing. There are many shops serving shaved ice which fly flags with common design printed on it. As you see in the photo below, that flag is flown at the entrance of a sweets shop. This day too, many people must be cooling down by eating shaved ice. In summer as well, you can experience various Japanese culture. Why don't you join me?

Common design on flags meaning Ice

Good for a hot summer day

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19 Jul 2017

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