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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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  • I think it can stay pretty current status of "Kobe Nankin-machi" is from the people who know the old Chinatown and very good impression to people. Chinese at that time, I was well aware long ago shops "老生 miracle" Gaijin bar not only "public welfare" in the back alleys that NHK morning drama came out to employed or is a fun atmosphere and good. Kobe overseas Chinese people go on a diet of Chinatown rather than JR original there is little Chinese restaurant-Cho station on the north side. I would like to introduce several recommended shop in the next. By the way to my friend Hong Kong S.A.R., Taiwan, Chinese taste old, Ki quite unpopular.
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  • Not many people in Yokohama's Chinatown, Chinatown, privately, most think nice and refreshing than Nagasaki. I think also a lot of restaurants, you can enjoy Chinatown.
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  • Just visit as it is very busy with many people and many shops. Great place to soak in the culture and people watch! Reasonable Kobe beef restaurant in the area.  more »