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Address: Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
Description: Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted...
Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted with alluring sake breweries, museums and miso shops.
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Fascinating old town

Lots of merchant in this whole street where you can buy some omiyage and try the famous hida beef sushi along the street, you can also buy some ice cream or crackers and dango... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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95 reviews 95 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Lots of merchant in this whole street where you can buy some omiyage and try the famous hida beef sushi along the street, you can also buy some ice cream or crackers and dango . They are open til 5pm so make sure you go before that.

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The old merchant shops are a tourist attraction, however try the green tea ice-cream at a corner shop about a row or two away with a small crowd. There is also an open air market about 50 metres further down which is rather interesting as the stalls sell all their local produce and pickles. The beautiful attraction in this town... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We visited Takayama during a quiet period (end January), so there weren't many large groups of tourists around. Sanmachi Suji was definitely a highlight. The shops are remarkably preserved, and while the main strip itself has quite a few touristy omiyage (souvenir) shops, there are also sake breweries, miso makers, and wood ware shops, housed in the beautiful Edo period... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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34 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This town is very busy, it seems to be particularly popular with chinese tourists. The beautiful old houses have been converted into souvenir shops selling mostly tat and some interesting artefacts. I travelled to Takayama from Yudanaka and must be quite honest, I should have rather just gone straight to Tokyo, this little town was just too touristy for me.... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had less than 3 hours to tour these cool, diverse and authentic old Japanese shops. It was snowing and it was dusk, and many shops were closing or wanted to close, so go early if you can. It's a very short walk from the new Takayama, over the bashis to these streets. 3 main streets running east/west that are... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This part of the town is beautiful, especially at the moment as it is covered with snow. There are shops and restaurants throughout each street, some look unassuming until you slide open a door. There are also sake shops spread throughout. Take a walk at night too if you have the chance, it's stunning.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stepping into Sanmachi Suji makes you feel like you are walking into a part of history! The first impression that came to mind was that it reminded me of Gion, Kyoto with the Edo houses and shops lining the streets. Sanmachi Suji is much more peaceful than Kyoto and probably coz it was snowing pretty hard but there were still... More 

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Nowra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Quaint little houses & shops, authentic Japanese products, no rushing or pushing to buy. Japanese are so polite & respectful. Be careful on narrow streets, particularly in winter, with snow & ice covering part of pavements. Try the teas in tea shop.

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Tokyo
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Many Japanese-style houses on the street are facinating. I love to eat reasonable Hida-beef croquette and WARABI-MOCHI, bracken-starch dumpling. There are some good restaurant to serve Hida-beef. I enjoy shopping at the open market.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Just a short walk from our hotel, the Washington Plaza. You will cross a river first before entering the old town area. Now, there are three bridges crossing side by side as you can see when you stand on one of them. The middle one which is the one I crossed is one that is non-descript light grey painted. The... More 

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