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Top Ramen shops in Tokyo you shouldn’t miss

final-ramen-museumIf you are the kind of traveler who must try the best of local dishes, then if you are in Tokyo, a bowl of ramen is a must. There are hundreds of ramen shops around the city. Most of them are very good but if you want the best, head to one of the Tokyo ramen shops below:

Bassanova

You can find this popular ramen shop in the Shindaita district of Tokyo. This will be the perfect place for food travelers looking for the best tonkotsu soup. The chef has made it so creamy by letting pork bones boil and simmer for hours. He has also collaborated with other chefs so diners can experience and fine pleasure in some intriguing options on the menu.

The best seller here is their curry ramen. The chef is also very generous sharing his stories and adventures in his journey to become a chef.

Kururi

Try Tokyo’s traditional dishes given a slight modern twist at Kururi. Of course, you top priority for going here is their miso ramen, deemed to be the best in the city. The other favorites have also won awards and praises for the chef’s fresh interpretations. He uses different miso pastes prepared using the best vegetables. Be very patient when you go to this place, you might have to wait for almost an hour to get a seat.

Harukiya

Skip the other ramen shops in Tokyo but do not miss Harukiya in Ogikubo. They serve the best ramen with dried sardines, dried fish, bonito flakes, and shoyu soup. The recipe to this great dish has been guarded for the last hundred years.

The shop is quite small and can only serve eight people at a time. The ambiance is also perfect to enjoy wonton ramen, Chinese soba, and pork wonton barbecue ramen.

Why Travel to Tokyo?

Tokyo NightIf you’re one of those who have the luxury to travel from one country to another, Japan, specifically Tokyo, is most probably part of your top 5 list to visit. If you’re one of those who don’t have the capacity to travel abroad, you probably have Tokyo as one of the cities you’d want to visit on your wish list.

If you don’t plan to visit Tokyo at all and you’re wondering why it is a place to go for most people, here are top 3 reasons among the many:

1. Doubling the fun with the Twin centers Shibuya and Harajaku

Tokyo may be very urban-looking in photos you usually see over the Internet. Little do some people know that the atmosphere in the city transcends the typical urban setting because it is able to maintain the traditional aspect of their culture. The twin centers exemplify this wonderful mix with the urbanized citizens showing off their fashion statements around traditional spots like zoos and museums.

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