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Nawate Shopping District, Matsumoto

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
2.9/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Running alongside the Metoba-gawa River, Nawate Shopping District represents a stone-paved row of around 50 charming shops. During the 17th century, the street marked the border between the residences of the samurai class and the commoners on the opposite side. In present day, souvenir hunters have a range of interesting establishments to peruse, with shops offering antiques, curios, and knickknacks. Should you get hungry, explore options at the food stalls. Keep your eyes open for the statues of samurai frogs--popular photograph points that have earned the strip its nickname of "Frog Street." Using our online itinerary creator, Matsumoto attractions like Nawate Shopping District can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Just walking along shopping street lined with toys, candy and antiques and rope to strip banks of origin as long it was not a fun feeling.
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  • On the street in front of the 4 pillar shrine. Big frog figurines has become street has landmark. Went to the grocery store, restaurants, events are doing when it was pretty crowded.
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  • I imagine the long shopping street, shorter than I thought. To stop casually stroll just sticks shop there a lot, so guests can fully enjoy.
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