A Little shop in Aomori Prefecture lets visitors experience Scallop fishing!

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Japan loves its seafood, but as a foreign tourist in Japan it is a bit difficult to experience these things. However, in the Northern prefecture of Aomori there is a small shop fittingly called “Hotate Goya” (Scallop Hut) which lets visitors experience fishing for scallops!

Hotate Hut!

The store is located only 3 minutes away from Aomori Station. Just look for the little sign!

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Fishing scallops, isn’t as difficult as fishings their fellow lively sea creatures is as scallops don’t move particularly much. But the experience is still very interesting!

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After a quick explanation by the staff, visitors are free to fish and can catch as many scallops as they can within 3 minutes! But if you’re one of those people who isn’t exactly confident in your fishing ability you are guaranteed at least 2 scallops!

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After you catch your scallops, the store will prepare them in three ways for you! Raw, Sauteed, or Buttered!

Summary 

Make sure you take a trip to Scallop Hut if you’re ever in Aomori! Its a great way to taste the fresh scallops from the ocean, and also have some fun!

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