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Teramachi Street, Kyoto

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Teramachi Street is a historical street in Kyoto, Japan, running north-south. The area extending from Shijō Street to somewhat above Sanjō Street is an arcade containing an assortment of shops and services, both traditional and modern. The street's name literally means "Temple Town", similar to English "Templeton", and reflects the large number of temples moved there during Toyotomi Hideyoshi's remodeling of Kyoto in the 16th century.
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  • August 6, 2017
    Sanjo-Dori St. Ann St runs and going up to the North. Retro architecture of Sanjo Street gear or a cultural Museum and turn left, go straight and Kyoto City Hall. Kawaramachi is right. It is a sense of maintenance compared to Shin-kyogoku Street.
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  • June 19, 2017
    Simply attracting the temple long arcade of shops, Hideyoshi and became a town, and a short walk to the temple falls. From the prayer beads or antique established topic of chocolate shops. I like, so I mix of tradition and modernity.
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  • May 23, 2017
    Branching of the exquisite Shijo Street are many covered pedestrian arcades. Once a street, they are now converted to shopping streets, but the streets now have tiled floors, as if you were in a mall,...  more »

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