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Uiro, or Uirou; a Sweet made from Rice Flour

Uiro, or Uirou; a Sweet made from Rice Flour

Specialty of Nagoya, Uiro, is a Japanese confectionery made from Uruchi rice ...

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Processed Seafood

Processed Seafood

The most famous processed seafood in Fukui Prefecture is “heshiko”, a traditi...

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Wakasa Lacquered Chopsticks

Wakasa Lacquered Chopsticks

“Wakasa lacquered chopsticks” are a perfect souvenir of Japan. The chopsticks...

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Zen T shirt

Zen T shirt

Zen T shirts, available at the stands inside Eiheiji Temple and shops at the ...

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Green Tea of the Tenryu River

Green Tea of the Tenryu River

“Tenryu green tea” is produced in mountain villages where morning mist from t...

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Lacquer Ware of Kiso

Lacquer Ware of Kiso

This is traditional table ware made from wood such as Japanese cypress, Japan...

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Wasabi, Japanese Horse Radish

Wasabi, Japanese Horse Radish

Azumino city, where melted water from snow of Northern Alps converges as unde...

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Japanese Confectionery

Japanese Confectionery

Traditional confectionery of Kanazawa is popular as good gifts to take home f...

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Gold Leaf Goods

Gold Leaf Goods

Gold leaf is an essential craft material for traditional handcraft goods in K...

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Small items of Kaga Yuzen

Small items of Kaga Yuzen

Kimono dyed in Kaga Yuzen style uses 5 different traditional colors called “K...

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Jizake, Local Sake

Jizake, Local Sake

Sake in Japan is brewed from fermented rice. “Jizake” or local sake is one of...

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Abekawa Rice Cake

Abekawa Rice Cake

This is a famous confectionary of Shizuoka which consists of small pieces of ...

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Green tea

Green tea

Green tea from Shizuoka City has a character of mild taste and aroma, which w...

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Green Tea

Green Tea

Shizuoka reminds people of “sencha” or green tea of Japan, and the tea ranks ...

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Sweets

Sweets

Other than well-known cakes and sweets of time-honored confectionaries, you w...

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Wasabi (Japanese horseradish)

Wasabi (Japanese horseradish)

Wasabi, Japanese horseradish, is a spice unique to Japan. With its characteri...

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Otsu-e (Otsu painting)

Otsu-e (Otsu painting)

Otsu-e, or Otsu paintings, are a representative souvenir of Otsu City on the ...

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Shigarakiy Ware

Shigarakiy Ware

In Shigaraki area of Koga City, the hometown of Shigaraki ware, you will be c...

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Omi sensu (folding fan)

Omi sensu (folding fan)

“Sense” is a traditional Japanese folding fan. Thin bamboo or wooden slats ar...

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UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage: Mino Washi Paper

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage: Mino Washi Paper

Both beautiful and durable, Mino Washi is a traditional craft that commands a...

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Mino Yaki

Mino Yaki

Yet another longstanding traditional art of Gifu Prefecture, Mino Yaki potter...

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Sarubobo

Sarubobo

These curious little fellows that can be commonly seen in souvenir stores acr...

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Chikuwa, Cooked Fish Paste

Chikuwa, Cooked Fish Paste

Chikuwa is a fish paste applied around a stick which is cooked or steamed. In...

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Beckoning cats

Beckoning cats

Beckoning cats are good luck ornaments which have existed from ancient times....

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Shrimp Crackers

Shrimp Crackers

In Chita and Nishi Mikawa, there are many famous manufacturers of shrimp crac...

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Ise Template Paper

Ise Template Paper

Ise template paper has its beautiful patterns or motifs of Japanese landscape...

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Iga Braided Cord

Iga Braided Cord

This is a traditional handcraft art passed down in Iga City and its neighbori...

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Pearls

Pearls

Toba city in Mie prefecture has an island where a cultivation of cultured pea...

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