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Chojuan (Kaimon Tosenkyo Restaurant)長寿庵 開聞唐船峡店

Soba / Udon

This restaurant is famous for Tosenkyo somen-nagashi. This local take on nagashi somen features thin wheat noodles served in a circular container of chilled water built into the table. Their noodles, which feel great going down, are made with spring water from Tosenkyo Gorge selected as one of the Top 100 Famous Water of the Heisei Period. The restaurant also offers winter exclusives such as their seiro sets, which feature rice cooked in a bamboo steamer, as well as their niumen set meals, which feature somen noodles served in a hot broth. The restaurant, which is equipped with a large 100-car parking lot, is capable of seating up to around 500 guests between its indoor and outdoor dining areas. It is especially popular with tourists off and tour groups during the summer.


Kagoshima Pref. Ibusukishi Kaimonsenta 77 (Ibusuki / Satsuma PeninsulaArea)

phone 0993323155

5. June. (10:00-17:00) [Saturday, Sunday, Public holiday 10:00-19:00]
7. Aug. (10:00-20:00)
Late Sep.-Apr. (10:00-16:00)

Review of Chojuan

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/05/28 Wonderful food, cosy ambiance and warm service
Best lunch in Kyushu at good price!

Highly recommend this place close to Ibusuki Station.

Shochu is excellent, noodles excellent and Berkshire pork as well. Wide choice!
Reviewed:2018/05/13 Wonderful atmosphere for a cool meal on a hot summer day.
Ive been to Chojuan a number of times over the past few years and I just love the atmosphere of the place. Located in a shady grove at the bottom of a long flight of stone steps, the restaurant is...
Reviewed:2018/04/18 Very interesting way to have noodles
Place is quite large to accommodate a lot of guests. The texture of the noodle is good even though it is just plain noodle. The fried fish is good too. Price very reasonable. Good environment to have...

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Kagoshima Pref. Ibusukishi Kaimonsenta 77 [ map ]
Ibusuki / Satsuma PeninsulaArea
5. June. (10:00-17:00) [Saturday, Sunday, Public holiday 10:00-19:00]
7. Aug. (10:00-20:00)
Late Sep.-Apr. (10:00-16:00)
Parking Lot

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          Kagoshima Areas


          Over 100 active volcanoes across Kagoshima make it one of the Japan's most exciting prefectures. The prefectural capital, Kagoshima city, looks out to one of the prefecture’s most spectacular volcanoes, Sakurajima, an island of its own that can be visited and seen close up or admired from afar, with the promise of breathtaking sunsets complete with frequent puffs of smoke and ash. Down the Satsuma Peninsula, the most southerly part of mainland Japan, waterfalls, sand onsen, and fascinating history await, while Kagoshima's abundance of satsuma imo (sweet potato) provide a wholesome snack as well as one of Japan's favourite drinks - shochu.

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