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Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan


Grilled “yakitori” chicken skewers are a local delicacy in Nagato, whose remarkable number of yakitori restaurants has been recognized as top class within Japan. The oceans are bountiful as well, as Nagato boasts one of the highest swordtip squid harvests in Japan for its Senzaki squid. The dishes here are made with the freshest of both land and sea.

Yakitori (grilled chicken)

Nagato boasts the top title in Japan for the greatest number of yakitori (grilled chicken skewers) restaurants per ten thousand residents. With original recipes and local seasonings, Nagato is truly, "the Yakitori Town."

Senzaki squid

Slender, and sweet in flavor, the Senzaki squid of Nagato is known as the "Queen of Squid."

Senzaki Kamaboko

Nagato's kamaboko, or fish cakes, are famous for their quality and particular production method. The flavor of Nagato kamaboko is much more complex, and the texture much firmer than that of typical kamaboko, which is often steamed instead of baked.