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Chinatown (Nankinmachi)

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Mango Snow Ice & Kobe Beef!

We came here on a Saturday afternoon. It was busy with a lot of food carts/restaurants. We tried strawberry & mango snow ice, ramen, Kobe Beef and fried rice. My favorite of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oakville, Canada
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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here on a Saturday afternoon. It was busy with a lot of food carts/restaurants. We tried strawberry & mango snow ice, ramen, Kobe Beef and fried rice. My favorite of the bunch was the mango snow ice which was creamy and delicious! It did take a while to prepare though; about 5 minutes. There was also a few... More 

Thank AKAshon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From kobe tower we had a long walk going to china town. You will pass by a long street where theres a lot of local shops. It was sunday so a bit crowded. In chinatown theres a lot of food shops, variety of food and mostly affordable as servings are mid size. Most people are standing while eating as most... More 

Thank Jesfer M
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is packed all the time with tourists and locals. We found though if you reach the end the prices tend to be more expensive so if you want to eat something stick to the middle where the food was often cheaper. there are good bargains to be had but you have to cruise or push through a couple... More 

Thank samantha d
Levin, New Zealand
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

love going to the different Chinatowns they all have their own little differences but always lots of people lots of food so much to look at dont ever think you can just pop down for half an hour.

Thank Diane G
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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454 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a bit strange to visit a chinatown in Japan but it is located in the central of Kobe, so we decided to try our chance and we were quite glad in the end. The prices are a bith high than average and it is always crowded, however there are many differents tastes that you can try. The dumpling... More 

Thank Flyngdtchmn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not very impressed with the china town itself but the area is quite accessible with other shopping malls and restaurants. This is quite a typical type of china town in Japan. Most stuff are pricey too and always crowded with tourist.

Thank Erony T
Paris, France
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place multiple times. They do have tasty Chinese food, but all popular spots are way too crowded to enjoy. As always, it's very safe and no problems even at night. The best way to go is to look around, read few reviews and target less crowded places. Awesome cultural blend of Chinese and Japanese cultures.

Thank 345mike678
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience to see how is an Asian Chinatown. It is probably the most typical I have visited. Lots of amazing little shops, statues and crowded like you expect a true Chinatown to be. Worth the visit!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The are itself is two main streets intersecting each other, in the centre is a large open plaza with a small pagoda. The place is really busy, lots of people around, and there's a great atmosphere with all the streets lined with various food vendors. Most of the shops, seemed to be restaurants or eateries, pretty much what you expect... More 

Thank Matt B
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Although a much smaller Chinatown than the one in Yokohama this one is not as expensive and I fancy it contains more stuff you can find in the latter. Good place for some chinese food if you want an alternative to the Japanese fare but then again it is pretty adapted for local taste. A great place for a short... More 

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