Chinatown (Nankinmachi), Kobe

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Venture past the ornate street gates and carved lions into Chinatown (Nankinmachi) for a quick change of scenery, culture, and cuisine. The neighborhood dates back to the 1860s, when Kobe's ports first opened to foreign trade and the earliest Chinese immigrants moved into the city. A large population of Chinese still live there, and the brightly colored signs, many restaurants, and shops selling Chinese imports and souvenirs preserve their distinct heritage. Put Chinatown (Nankinmachi) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kobe trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 16, 2017
    The china town covered a large area, with many roads lined with all the snacks you could think of. You get a great feeling of warmth whilst wondering the streets. It restaurants where to numerous to m...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    You can get anything Chinese here. From early morning rice porridges to fine dining dinners from cheap to very expensive.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Barker is much too! The dumpling and fried rolled it up to eat Beijing duck. Prices are nothing alike. If you look ahead more lovely? The impression is rather straightforward. Later, Kobe beef store and I was in Chinatown?
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