Shinchi Chinatown, Nagasaki

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Explore one of Japan's largest Chinese quarters at Shinchi Chinatown, teeming with restaurants, confectioneries, and shops selling traditionally made souvenirs. During the Edo Period (1603-1867), when the entire nation was isolated from the rest of the world, Nagasaki was the only city allowed to openly trade with China. Through the ages, the neighborhood has developed into a sightseeing hub, marked off by traditional red-colored gates on all four sides. Depending on the side of your approach, you will be welcomed by one of four deity sculptures guarding the entry: Azure Dragon at the east, White Tiger at the west, Black Tortoise at the north, and Vermilion Bird at the south. The area hosts many festivities, most notably Chinese New Year, when colorful lanterns decorate the streets and fireworks light the sky. See Shinchi Chinatown and all Nagasaki has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nagasaki trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 16, 2017
    7:00 too much time watching Chinatown around, went to Beijing China. Shiitake mushrooms with spinach sauce and shrimp salad with tofu, it's sweet but delicious. Gyoza was average. Last BBQ pork noodles and chanpon noodles taste without the bad. To order more, so the price is relatively cheap and sweet, so tired.
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  • August 14, 2017
    So small compared to Yokohama Chinatown around right away. Champon and Sara udon shops. Illuminated signs is more beautiful at night. Shinchi named it with because it reclaimed land here too.
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  • August 14, 2017
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