Enjoy Seasonal Specialty Cuisine and Farm Experiences in Hamamatsu and Hamanako –Cuisine and Hands-on Attractions in the Center of Japan–
Lake Hamana is an ocean-connected lake located near the center of Japan. More than 500 years ago, as a result of an earthquake, it became a brackish lake, where freshwater and seawater are mixed. Lake Hamana has been a prime location for cultivating eels, soft-shell turtles, seaweed and oysters since historical times. Hamamatsu and Hamanako, where you can enjoy their unique f ishing style and fresh seafood, are known as places of specialty food.