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When traveling in Japan, "food" is one of the indispensable attractions. Japanese food has been registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage as a Washoku and is attracting attention from around the world.

Recently, gastronomy tourism has been established as a style of travel that enjoys the aims of food nurtured by ingredients, customs, traditions, and history produced by the local climate and to experience the local food culture.

Japan's land stretches from north to south, surrounded by oceans, with mountainous areas covering 75% of the country, providing an abundance of foodstuffs from the sea, mountains, and villages.

The seasons are changing, and each season has its seasonal ingredients, and various cooking methods have developed.

For these reasons, Japan's food culture is characterized by the rich individuality of each region and each season, and there is never a dull moment. Japan is the perfect location for enjoying gastronomy tourism.

Let's go on a journey to Japan's food culture.

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