Is there a Japanese equivalent to the phrase, "when in Rome"?

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Is there a Japanese equivalent to the phrase, "when in Rome"?

Morella Almånd

Posted 2015-10-08T01:51:10.930

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2@virmaior I think the duplicate functionality is only supposed to be used when the question is a duplicate, not when the answer to this question can be found in another answer. – Darius Jahandarie – 2015-10-08T02:17:13.633

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Yes.

郷【ごう】に入【い】っては郷【ごう】に従【したが】え

which literally means "When you enter a village, obey (the custom of) the village".

naruto

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6Here in Australia we can also say '豪に入っては豪に従え' :) – Quppa – 2015-10-08T02:17:21.537

3Joke explanation: "豪" (Australia)'s reading is "ごう". – Andrew Grimm – 2015-10-13T01:36:31.210