Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street, Kobe

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Explore the heart of Kobe and treat yourself to some retail therapy at Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street. An abundance of well-established businesses, including department stores, cafes, and kimono shops fill the late-19th-century pedestrian street. Notice a stained glass arch, La Luce, located at the northern entrance of the street. Stand underneath it and look north to enjoy views of Mount Rokko in the distance. Using our international travel planner, Kobe attractions like Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Motomachi shopping street, most from the town and 6-Chome, lined with about 300 stores. The original first Avenue near the train station, close to the Daimaru Kobe shop is especially busy. And to be surprised with 140 years of history.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Origin of the Kobe Motomachi shopping street was named original town means "city of Kobe" in 1874. "Original town", as well as since 140 years of history, adjacent to Nankinmachi has formed the central commercial area of Kobe. And mix of young branches and long-established store more than 100 years, has formed the fashionable shopping zone shopping district of Japan port city of Kobe fashion, gadgets, gourmet, Cafe 300 stores. His fantastic La Luce stained-glass Windows to the entrance of the Mall, and pass through the Gate 1. over 2 km along the streets arcade-style dome. Come under the "suzurann灯" to greet visitors in every season "Kobe town music week" and "original town at night city" such as Japan and Kobe 'culture' and 'art' can be fun is a husband, and held a variety of hand-made events. In nearby harborland, Meriken Park and Nankin-machi, old settlement, such as sights, including many of you. Also, original between station and Kobe station and stations in addition to kyukyoryuchi-daimarumae station and Motomachi Station, Nishimoto-machi station, station, including right, access is very useful. Kobe Motomachi shopping street and drifting atmosphere of somewhere during the hustle and bustle of such unique "Motomachi femininity" of secret's urban planning and landscape. Established in 2003 (0/2003) Kobe Motomachi shopping street landscape formation citizens "agreement" by "luxury", "stylish", "elegant" over...
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  • August 10, 2017
    JR Motomachi Station to Kobe station without et. and 1, is the shopping going over 2 kg. In the arcades, can be enjoyed even on rainy days. It was during the week despite a large turnout. 300 stores, such as food and beverage outlets near lined it seems. It was fun as just by walking.
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  • June 15, 2017
    Busy shopping district in Kobe.
  • February 13, 2017
    Shopping street in Kobe. Nowhere is no alibi. No hustle and bustle is seen in other shops, streets in loose road, classy, no people hurriedly walking. You have walked my mother and my sister and Motomachi shopping street, looking for a place long ago, my mother worked in the original town. Remember that day and walked again. And mind cool, the richest sensibility here you will find great shopping street open.
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  • June 19, 2017
    When I was told "a street with roof?" had not seen something similar...
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