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Nakamachi Street

Address: Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
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Ranked #6 of 34 Attractions in Matsumoto
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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716 reviews 716 reviews
375 attraction reviews
1,564 helpful votes 1,564 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
45 helpful votes 45 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
77 helpful votes 77 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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528 reviews 528 reviews
182 attraction reviews
422 helpful votes 422 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
117 helpful votes 117 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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Atherton, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This area contains a large variety of shops. Not all are tourist oriented. You can get a variety of foods, even French pastries. There is a great Kimono shop and carafe supplies shop in the area. Even if not purchasing a Kimono it is worth visiting to see the variety of fine materials. The pricing is quite reasonable too. There... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We were there in the afternoon and trying to look for something to eat with almost no luck. Finally, we end up with a nice small restaurant almost at the entrance from main street.

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