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Chinatown (Nankinmachi)

Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-331-4337
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“dumplings” (19 reviews)
“kobe beef” (30 reviews)
“food stalls” (12 reviews)
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Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-331-4337
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"dumplings"
in 19 reviews
"kobe beef"
in 30 reviews
"food stalls"
in 12 reviews
"chinese new year"
in 6 reviews
"chinese style"
in 4 reviews
"ramen"
in 4 reviews
"street vendors"
in 4 reviews
"motomachi station"
in 11 reviews
"china towns"
in 3 reviews
"long street"
in 3 reviews
"shops selling"
in 4 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 6 reviews
"short visit"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"yokohama"
in 17 reviews
"japan"
in 41 reviews
"tourists"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed today

Nankinmachi makes for an interesting experience when visiting Japan. Visit during Chinese New Year and you get a lion dance as part of the experience. Extremely popular with the locals on a weekend, people come for the food, it is mostly food stalls. Add it...More

Thank Mathilda J
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A bit disappointed with what was on offer. 90% food stalls so there was no reason to stay within the area once you found something to eat.

Thank tsaes
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We returned to Kobe’s port from a tour late and took the port shuttle to Chinatown at7pm most of the shops were closed except the restaurants we enjoyed a good meal

Thank Mostafa A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here by chance so decided to walk through from one Chinese gate to the other. It had a buzzy feel to it with food stalls and interesting snacks to try. It was bbuzzing with people local and tourist and we really enjoyed people...More

Thank Ishiarusha
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chinatown is a little too touristy. Not sure if food is any good. Fun to walk around just to get a feel of it. I hear it gets lively and busy during Chinese New Year.

Thank tabibit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to visiting. Every stall sold the same food and the buns were tasteless and the duck wrap were horrible and cold. Someone needs to help these people on the food quality.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Interesting to visit but nothing much to buy . Chinese restaurants selling dumpling , duck and pork but nothing outstanding Very small as it only spread over few alley way

Thank Happy258
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is the first Chinatown I've been to in Japan and I was surprised with all the traditional chinese products and food they were selling. There are lots of restaurants, food stalls and places that sell traditional chinese crockery too.

Thank KuanWai
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Soo crowded on Chinese New Year-which I expect. Love the food, get to see the "barongsai"-lion dance and artist singing. The place is non smoking all over Kobe but there are some restaurants that allow smoking. Worth the trip for CNY.

Thank Lianna C
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

It's quite clean and nice. But to me, it's just like other China Towns in Japan. However, if you have free time, it's good to have a look & walk around.

Thank Tote919
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blushingpeach
5 April 2018|
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Response from JenAtUK | Reviewed this property |
Usually closed on 1st but on the 2nd it should be fine but limited stalls.
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