Finding a Taste of Japan in São Paulo’s Liberdade Neighborhood

The area is a goldmine for those searching for the best sushi or Japanese cooking ingredients and decorative merchandise.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Home to the largest Japanese community outside of Japan, São Paulo’s Liberdade neighborhood is a city within a city. Lined with Japanese lanterns and specialty shops for Japanese food and home products, the area is a goldmine for those searching for the best sushi or Japanese decorative merchandise.

“Here you find the best ramen houses in town, as well as good-quality, cheap sushi bars,” says Nikolas Silva, a student who at least once a month travels across town to eat in the Liberdade neighborhood.

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