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Yokohama Motomachi Shopping Street

Address: 1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0861, Kanagawa Prefecture (Gu)
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Ranked #18 of 233 Attractions in Yokohama
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Raahe, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

many small and larger shops, mixed with restaurants and cafes. Pompadour is the famous one for our family.

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is one of the old streets which used to be the passage from the docks , lots of small shops, some high end quite expensive souvenir places , certainly worth alook and can easily do this and nearby China town in one visit

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Yokohama, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

One of my favourite current places in Yokohama, which I visit at least once a week, ostensibly to eat and have a Guinness at the Laser Rush Bar ( Japanese owner / Scottish wife), followed by a quiet drink in the tucked away X-Ray bar. Motomachi is in fact two streets running parallel and sloping up a hill to a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We visited this shopping complex by accident, passing through the gates of China town's boundary. The shopping here is good, especially if you are staying in Yokohama, it is close and seems not to be a busy as other parts of the city. The people are friendly, as you would expect in Japan. If you are looking for a bargain,... More 

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Washington, Michigan
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11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Just a neat shopping street in Yokohama with so many shops and dining places....make sure you venture off the street to see small places that are very unique

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Easy to find with no traffic along the whole length of the shopping mall with lots of different shops and cafes

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Sydney, Australia
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69 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This shopping area is in fact a closed off street with piped music and no cars. All of the most fashionable plus local boutiques with most of the best brands.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Motomachi is worth a visit. there are some delightful shops to poke around in and we found an excellent restaurant upstairs with some of the best Japanese food I had on my trip. A walk up the Bluff is well worth it while you are there to see the Foreign Cemetery and views.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Motomachi shopping street has lots of high end stores and restaurants. Some of my favorite foods were Cappricciosa for some of the best Japanese Italian food you will find and the crepe stall inbetween Motomachi station and Starbucks.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

I would say that I had a really nice time shopping there. Of course the prices are on higher side but as tourist you get some special things here. With nice cafés and bakeries, soothing music around, it just sets up the mood. Also I found a sports bar there named " Laser Rush", very genuinely priced drinks and food.... More 

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