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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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  • So far from tram stop "old town" was expecting red and gilded by bright, loud views in simple, quiet, helpful for those who don't like crowds. And you won't get lost. Only Tang dynasty ship's were in the warehouses of new land reclaimed for the warehouse construction because it is what the "new". Early dinner time it was preparing the many eateries that also remain shuttered the shop attendant was unusual. Store no shop and harvest section non-ultra DECA mooncake of Chinese city's family had asked that no clerk, despite opening in shops (one was in the store across the street), and store the unattended account counter, "shut up, I'm gonna bring ~! "And rather hastily flying back and forth. Is small compared to Yokohama, Kobe was the open southern Chinese city (@ __ @;).
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  • Chinatown in Nagasaki, Yokohama and Kobe said the three largest Chinatown in Japan. However, the scale is much smaller compared with the scale of Yokohama and Kobe, stops also at the crossroads of approximately 250 m East-West and North-South. However, once when passing the Chinese Gate, on either side of the pavement lined with restaurants and grocery stores, excellent exotic enough. One in the Centre of the jiangshan building you're looking for delicious, was satisfied. Along the River near the North Gate and hanging Chinese lanterns for the Lantern Festa, on the bridge at objects such as son Goku was ambience of Chinatown.
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  • I walked from the new hotel. China gate lit up at night and clean. Walk and many souvenir shops and Chinese restaurants. Nagasaki champon, liked to eat shop called Nicole Richie Green Lion pavilion shop do or bright and delicious.
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