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Local Specialities Local Foods Treat your taste buds and discover new favorites as you map your journey through Japan with its regionally exclusive foods

Virtually every prefecture, city or town throughout Japan is prized for a particular local dish or specialist food product.

Many of the specialties are only available regionally and while they can sometimes be found in large urban centers such as Tokyo and Osaka, searching them out can require time and effort. While traveling around Japan, take advantage of the readily available local delicacies for new gourmet experiences and a taste of the local culture.