Since ancient times, Goto Tenobe Udon has been enjoyed by the people of Kamigoto throughout their busy daily lives of fishing and farming. It is a well-known preserved food made with familiar ingredients and a dish to entertain important guests.
五島うどんのルーツは遥か遣唐使の時代 The roots of Goto Udon go back a long way.
It is said that Goto Udon originated more than 1,000 years ago when Japan sent official envoys to China to learn about international affairs and the continental culture. Through this mission, the techniques of hand-pulled noodles were first introduced to Kamigoto, the first port of call in Japan.