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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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  • We stayed for four nights in a hotel on this street so got to know the pedestrians-only thoroughfare well. Each side holds a variety of shops, including art galleries and fabric stores, and many place...  more »
  • It is a beautiful and well kept shopping street, in the heart of Kyoto. It is one of the places where you can find many traditional things to buy at normal prices, from you, to clothing. You have the street and nearby, multiple dining options.
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  • Many foreign tourists, vibrant and parallel to Shin-kyogoku Street, and is located in the arcade is a shopping street that old Kyoto souvenir shop also is as follows.
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