Delisious Tsuruokka Gourmet Journey : Tsuruoka Gastronomiy Tourism to Experience Gourmet Food and Food Culture

Located on the seaward side of Yamagata Prefecture in Japan’s Tohoku region, the city of Tsuruoka is blessed with the rich natural landscapes of the Shonai Plain, the Sea of Japan, and surrounding mountains. Nurtured by this abundant nature, Tsuruoka’s food culture has been carefully passed down for hundreds of years, and the locale has been certified as Japan’s first UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. The shojin ryori (Buddhist vegetarian cuisine) nurtured at the Dewa Sanzan mountain shrines is known as food culture unique to Tsuruoka, where spiritual cultural values has long been cherished.

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