Whenever we travel to some country, we always pick up some souvenirs from that country for either to remember our trip experience by it or to give to some friends or relatives. Every country is famous for its own souvenirs that represents its culture and people and similarly Japan is also famous for some of these items which are only manufactured and found in Japan and therefore, are found in almost every Japanese shop that you visit in the country. If you are unsure that what should you buy and take home from a Japanese store from your trip, then some of the product suggestions are listed below:
Japanese people consume the most amount of green tea in the entire world, the green tea is important part of the culture in Japan and there are even traditions to drink every green tea in a specific manner. Matcha is the type of the green tea which is famous throughout the Japan for its health benefits and quality. There are green tea Japanese shops around every corner from where you can have this tea and you could take this home with you by buying from any japanese stores in melbourne.
Japanese snacks and sweets:
Japan is also famous for its sweet snacks, this is the reason that the Japan has widest variety in the chocolate flavours and apart from this, it has its own traditional sweet snacks like wagashi, cakes made from red beans and rice and various kind of puddings. If you have a sweet tooth, then you could try these and then could take the ones from some Japanese sweet store to your family and friends.
These are one of the famous toys and hobbies in the Japan and if you go to any Japanese shops you will see these. These are called KOMA in Japan. These are made from wood and then a large string is attached to it which is then throw and it spins.
Whenever you may have seen a Japanese costume, you would see that the women are usually holding the folding fans, these are called the SENSU. These are a must in Japan and there is a variety of styles of these kind of the fans in every Japanese shops. Many local Japanese shops also make these from hand and use local fabrics in these. These are one of the best souvenirs as these are the best representation of the Japan culture.
Traditional Japanese women dress:
These are called the Yukata and these are worn by the women in the Japan as the cultural dress. The entire outfit contains the shoes and the sash as well which are made from the fabric that is easy to breathe in and highly comfortable. You could take one of these from any of the tourists Japanese store for yourself or anyone in the family.