-Crunchy handmade curly noodles with rich soup
There are about one-hundred ramen shops in the city and each shop owner seeks their own special taste, laying the foundation for Shirakawa's unique ramen culture.
-Nurtured by clear water and envrionment
This is the beginning of the "Noodle Culture" which took root in Shirakawa. Shirakawa is one of the four major Soba cities in Japan. The others being Shinshu, Izumo and Morioka. Each shops unique way of making noodles and sauce contributes to soba's high popularity.
Sweets in Shirakawa
-Famous confections unique to a castle town
From his influence, the tea master at the time develope excellent confections.You can enjoy various unique local sweets such as Nanko Dango (dumpling) and rice crackers, which are not only known for their taste, but also for their style.
Now, there is many good sweet shops in Shirakawa that have existed for generations since the time the castle was the center of the town. Shirakawa's signature sweet will assure you lasting memories of your tirp to Shirakawa.
-This is real Shirakawa original