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Perry Road

Sanchome, Shimoda 415-0023, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Ranked #13 of 30 Attractions in Shimoda
4.0 of 5 stars 90 Reviews
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Landmarks

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Guess one must know a little bit more about Japanese history to appreciate the historic value of Shimoda City. The fish lunch was very wonderful though.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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103 reviews 103 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Historic walkway with Temple at the end. A few Nic nack shops. The cute cafés and bars in the area make it a worthwhile visit.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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131 reviews 131 reviews
22 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A short and pleasant walk where you can experience some of the history of the opening of Japan to the rest of the world.

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Cathedral City, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Admiral Perry Road represented to me a legacy of history between America and Japan since it officially began over 160 years years ago. I was truly impressed..

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Malmo, Sweden
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132 reviews 132 reviews
29 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Perry road is a nice walk from the port and Perry monument to the Ryosin-ji temple. Very piqturesque and an air of old Japan.

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brisbane, australia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
32 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We had just arrived in Shimoda and looked at Ryosenji Temple where the trade treaty was signed and walking along a small laneway at the back we suddenly and delightfully burst into the Perry Road enclave. It is like a little a pretty little private village with the small stream, stone bridges and is lined with old buildings, shops and... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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187 reviews 187 reviews
107 attraction reviews
288 helpful votes 288 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I blame the hype, but when I arrived in Izukyu Shimoda I had a look around and was disappointed. The stuff promoting it on the Internet, saying that if you were only going to one place in the Izu Peninsula it had to be Izukyu Shimoda, got me really excited; perhaps too much – the seaside town left me confused.... More 

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Singapore
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

A helpful brochure in English obtained at the railway station pointed out the historical sights in this town and a huge map put up along the way gave clear directions to Perry Road and the landing point. You have to walk quite a distance to reach the landing site of the Black Ships but the directions are clear and it's... More 

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Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Quaint road with much history packed into it. The shops along the road has been reduced to restaurants, pubs and souvenirs. It was still a nice stroll down Perry Road.

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