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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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Very pretty, but touristy

The streets are lovely to walk through for 1-2 hours, and have a lot of charm, however most of the shops have given way to tourist souvenir shops and the like so it's more a place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Daegu, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Nice area with preserved buildings but they are mostly souvenir shops. Almost everything closes at 5pm, though I was lucky enough to find a restaurant that served Hida beef for dinner. Great place to see old structures and take pictures. Can be done in about an hour.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We have visited Takayama twice, and strolling through this area is our favorite attractions. Favorite shops to visit: 1) sake breweries - can be found by the round sphere of cedar twigs hanging above the door. Our favorite, the name of which I can't remember, has an open cooler with a dozen or more sake bottles to try. For about... More 

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Going back in time to a long gone era, these sreets are truely amazing and in such pristine condition it made you feel like you were in a time warp, you could fel the atmosphere especially when some of the locals were dressed in kimonos. Well worth the walk.

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

While it is very touristy like Kyoto, the streets of San-machi district also have traditional crafts shops, sake shops, and are generally a nice pleasant walk. Go early in the morning or in the evening when most tourists are not present. Do go into the old stores and see what they offer. Within Takayama, 1) Takayama Jinya (Magistrate Office established... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It's a street of old wooden houses. The shops in these houses sell souvenirs to the many tourists in this small quiet town. You see plenty of these streets in Kyoto. Go see Kyoto instead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Must visit when in Takayama. It's a preserved alley with all Japanese traditional houses. On these streets, mostly small cafe and souvenir shops. Don't forget to try hida beef sushi, hida beef skewers, hida beef steamed bun, and local beer.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This area has a wealth of beautifully restored and preserved buildings. Some are private houses and museums, but most are gift shops and restaurants, and packed with tourists, so try to go when it is less busy. There are also lovely buildings away from the main shopping area which is much less crowded.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If you're in Takayama during the week then make the time to visit these streets then as they do get busier on a weekend. Either way though, worth a visit as there are some really beautiful building along the streets here, which even if you're not interested in the shops or restaurants inside are interesting to check out. If you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The streets are lovely to walk through for 1-2 hours, and have a lot of charm, however most of the shops have given way to tourist souvenir shops and the like so it's more a place to walk around than to shop. There are some good Sake brewery along the way, and I recommend the Sake Experience provided by Satoyama... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If the whole place is not surrounded by tourists, I will give maximum rating. Truly a beautiful place, but you will hear a lot of English and Chinese speaking tourists everywhere. The street food snacks/stalls (rice cake skewers, meat bun, beef skewers) are not that good. Average taste and expensive compare to other area (typical touristy place).

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