Chinatown (Nankinmachi), Kobe

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. Plan to visit Chinatown (Nankinmachi) during your Kobe vacation using our convenient Kobe trip itinerary planner.
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  • Leech stand, really is hit and Miss, so watch out! The famous pork buns are OK noodles 当tari外re big Nye pearl tea's tea is OK
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  • Large Chinatown, so easy to explore. So not too busy in a long column is made of a famous dumpling shop convenience.
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  • Tourist destination! It will come, but I feel it is somehow. Because the cultural mood to taste Chinese food is decent, but it too is.
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