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Sushi craftsman initiative, experience learning how to make nigiri-zushi in a small town

Shonan Area 6h

Fujisawa is one of the small towns dotted along the Tokaido and was depicted by the great Ukiyo-e master Hiroshige. On this course professionals show you how to make sushi using locally caught fish. Please relax as this course is accessible even for beginners. We hope that after dining on your fine creations you will enjoy walking through the ruins of the old town of Fujisawa.

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