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Address: Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
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Not a bad strip for a quick detour

We decided to quickly check out this strip on our way back from Matsumoto Castle to Matsumoto Station. It's not a bad strip to explore, with it's signature black and white Edo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Burnie
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

we were directed there by a travel advisor. The buildings are interesting but we found much more competitive prices elsewhere.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We decided to quickly check out this strip on our way back from Matsumoto Castle to Matsumoto Station. It's not a bad strip to explore, with it's signature black and white Edo era buildings. However, having just come from Takayama, Tsumago and Magome, Nakamachi Dori, with its modern road running down the middle, didn't quite have the same charm. The... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We have wandered all around this delightful city and this street is a definite highlight. Quaint shops , unique architecture, some cute cafés and well worth a visit. Very close to town centre too and on the way to the castle.

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

i didn't find this particularly exciting...it's more like a normal street though it is quaint in its own way. you'll probably find more local/lively streets elsewhere, e.g. in Takayama.

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Hong Kong, China
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175 reviews 175 reviews
33 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We expected more of an attractive traditional street, but this was not much different from the streets in any medium-size hill city.

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Vitoria, ES
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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66 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
24 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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2,041 helpful votes 2,041 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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