Located 6 minutes on foot from UNPLAN Kagurazaka on the charming Jizodori Shopping Street. Naniwaya specializes in taiyaki, a traditional Japanese pastry filled with sweet red bean paste and shaped like a fish. If you are lucky, you can watch them make them fresh using a steel griddle. They also serve miniature versions of the pastries that make for great souvenirs!

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Taiyaki is something that you cannot miss out on if you are in Japan. It’s a fish-shaped cake filled with red bean paste and can be found in various different flavors such as custard, chocolate, cream, and sweet potato. Nobody seems to know why the Taiyaki looks like a fish but don’t worry, it's just the shape and there's nothing fishy about this sweet pastry!

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