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Nakamachi Street

Address: Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
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Ranked #7 of 36 Attractions in Matsumoto
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Vitoria, ES
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

wandering, shopping, feelilg the japanese atmosfere, good food, reasonable prices . Izakaya , ceramic pottery, laquer ware and much more

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Kurashiki, Japan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
60 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

There aren't a lot of restaurants, but it's a nice stroll down a historic street with a lot of small shops with crafts, etc. It's on the way to the castle from the station, so you can go either on your way to the castle or on your way back.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Only worth if you are staying nearby, some interesting shops with crafts, but restaurant choices are not very good and not prepared to deal with foreign tourists. Much better food choices int he middle of town, where most restaurants are located.

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Tokyo, Japan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stroll down Nakamachi street and view local artist work (ceramics and wood), enjoy tea and dessert at cafe, and modern shops (clothing).

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Cesena, Italy
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731 reviews 731 reviews
378 attraction reviews
1,577 helpful votes 1,577 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

nice street not far from matsumoto castle and the city center. worth a visit of 1 hour after the castle

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North Strathfield, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This street is a great place to pick up souvenirs of the local area and sample local products. However, it is especially evocative at night, when the shops are closed. Look out for the frog statue at the head of the street.

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Darwin, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The 2 walking street recommended by the tourist staff were worth the effort, one Nawate st ran along side the river the other Nakamchi st one street way and parallel. Both provided local souvenirs local food and a view of what this area looked like in the past. Not far from them is the Genchi Well which is still in... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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111 reviews 111 reviews
48 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Japanese don't seem to believe in building preservation. Town centres are often horribly ugly, with few dilapidated old buildings (even temples!) among new and not so new horrors. This street in one exception, although fully renovated and mostly commercial, but nice to stroll on...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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526 reviews 526 reviews
180 attraction reviews
434 helpful votes 434 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

After visiting the Matsumoto-Jo we took a walk here. We just came from the very close-by Nawate Shopping District and were a bit disappointed. It is a nice street, pretty quiet....but also a bit boring. There are shops and stores, but nothing really to our liking. We did enjoy Nawate quite a bit more. Maybe it lacked a bit of... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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221 reviews 221 reviews
127 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Its one of those typical touristic walking street, the only difference, is the traditional houses has been maintained and converted into shops. a good walk, we browsed around, original souvenirs , tasted some home made sake, local cakes and local noodles. Can be very relaxing if not too crowded.

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