Meguro Restaurant Guide

This area has the Meguro Fudo statue, one of the five Edo Goshiki Fudo statues that were enshrined in various places around the city to protect Edo. Even in modern times, the black-eyed statue of the Meguro Fudo is popular with ordinary people. Down the steep Gyonin-zaka hill from Meguro Station, there is the Meguro Gajoen, the first comprehensive wedding hall complex in Japan. Four of the banquet halls with tatami mats have been designated Important Cultural Properties of Tokyo. It was the model for the bathhouse in the animated film "Spirited Away", and is a masterpiece of decoration that was built by the highly-skilled artists and carpenters of the early Showa era. Around the station, and up the Gonnosuke-zaka hill from the station, the area is crammed with eating and drinking establishments where people will stop to relax on the way home from work. The two Sanma Matsuri festivals that are held annually, and are named after the rakugo story "Meguro no Sanma", have become an autumn tradition in Tokyo.The "Meguro Sanma Matsuri" festival held at the Hachiman Shrine uses saury fish ("sanma" in Japanese) from Miyako, Iwate Prefecture. The other festival, "Meguro SUN Matsuri", uses saury fish from Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture. Depending on the season for each, the timing for the festivals is staggered.

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