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Yokohama Motomachi Shopping Street

Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Gu)
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Ranked #14 of 222 attractions in Yokohama
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Similar to Rodeo Drive, really wasn't the style of shopping I was looking for, all upper class, overpriced brands and such. More for the older crowd. Has a great supermarket though with more products and brands you dont see in other common supermarkets in Japan, which isn't overpriced suprisingly.

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Sydney
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This street has a European feel to it, great for a leisurely stroll with all the different types of shops you would want including one that sells beautiful chopsticks and Japanese gifts. Plenty of places to eat as well.

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Massafra, Italy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I do not really like Japanese shopping malls (too many shops and too much people in the same place) and I found Yokohama Motomachi Shopping Street the right place to do shopping in a more comfortable way. I also appreciated the atmosphere mixing old Japanese style and modern street design.

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It is Japan, the land of the politeness and friendliness and customer service, so this is what you get mingiling around this place...super, especially if this is your first time in Japan...

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Taipei, Taiwan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My friend took me here the last day I was in Japan. It was a really hot summer day in yokohama! we walked around and checked out some cute shops around the area and it was quite nice. It might be nothing that special here compared to other cool spots in yokohama,but in general a great place to hang out... More

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Cairns, Australia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
90 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We walked along Motomachi Shopping street a few times. First time just to get a cup of coffee at one of the many cafes. Then we went when we wanted to get some breakfast at a café, another time looking for a restaurant for dinner that we had found and other times just browsing the many shops along the way.... More

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Yokohama, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Motomomachi shopping street is a 3 minutes walk from Ishikawa-Cho Station JR LINE, therefore, it is a good place for eating lunch, or dinner before you continue your journey to Yamashita Park and China Town or vice versa when you return back to Ishikawa-Cho Station. A lot of Japanese restaurants, like Ramen,Udon etc. Have a foreign shops store also like... More

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new york city
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We do -- first of all it's very select, small townish, but high quality. There's a very cool, hip women's store on the second floor right in the middle of Motomachi -- can't remember the name, but I bought wonderful clothing there - lots of flowing, Japanese style things that I love -- they usually have a little manequin out... More

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Yokohama, Japan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a part of the city. That resembles European cities the most with its shopping arcade, 19th century cobblestone streets and facades. Extend your walk to the Foreigners cemetery and some of the European style homes next to Yamate area

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Toulouse, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Motomachi is located in Chinatown at the last stop on the Minato Mirai Line. Very interesting shopping but alittle too touristy!

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