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Perry Road

Sanchome, Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture 415-0023, Japan
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Ranked #9 of 30 attractions in Shimoda
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites, Lookouts
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
18 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 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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109 reviews 109 reviews
24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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Makati, Philippines
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186 reviews 186 reviews
107 attraction reviews
273 helpful votes 273 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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