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Teramachi

Address: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #203 of 514 things to do in Kyoto
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Orlando, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On my bike ride back from the Zen Garden I decided to ride though the market. To crowded to ride so much easier to walk with the bike. A few interesting shops and cheap places to eat but only worth it if shopping is your thing.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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99 reviews 99 reviews
48 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had never planned to visit Teramachi market.But we happened to be in the area and explored the large market a few times.There are a variety of shops on both sides of long walkways.The structure and the crowd is impressive and but can not state the same about the shops.There are a few good cafes though.The approach to the more... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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225 reviews 225 reviews
71 attraction reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Reached this place after walking through Nishiki. Lots of shopping or window shopping to do in a covered street protecting you from the elements. Also a great way to blend in with the locals while they do their thing.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Horaido is a tea shop which is fun to visit. Nagahiro-san was most helpful and polite and we spent a few hours in his shop learning about the teas and the tea utensils. We ended up purchasing several kyusu and a tea kettle. He recommended some lovely teas for us too. Will definitely visit him again when we are back... More 

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Shanghai, China
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115 reviews 115 reviews
81 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

A long shopping arena for both locals and tourists. Theres a lot of restaurants and shops, and not necessarily touristic, you can get a slight taste of the locals do their shopping. The best this is that the whole street is under a roof, so no matter how strong the sunshine is or the rain is, you'll still be in... More 

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Top Contributor
266 reviews 266 reviews
137 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This street connects to Nishiki market. So you will end up on it if you walk down either way. Lots of small shops selling everything. Be sure to check out the parallel road Shinkyōgoku. Which is another covered shopping street. When coming from Gion, turn right on Shinkyōgoku street and walk up to Sanjō-dōri street (another covered shopping street) and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Not really a tourist trap as everyone says but it is a place where you can find quick eats, local crafts and produce, great teas from Horaido, street fashion, shoes etc. Kyoto is full of little shops and off Teramachi into Sanjo, you can literally get lost and immersed into the small shops and alleys of Kyoto.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Just around the corner from Nishiki Market this is a great little visit. If you love tea, or know someone who does the best shop to visit in the whole of Japan is Horaido!! This little family run business has a fantastic range of teas and traditional Japanese crafted tea pots. The gentleman who served us was the most polite... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

This shopping market is absolutely super for visitors to Japan with a wide variety of very interesting small shops and cafes It's under cover so nice on rainy or very sunny days

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Brisbane
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129 reviews 129 reviews
51 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Lots of shops for good bargains. The one that stands out is Chicago, a shop that sells new and second-hand clothing. Lots of kimono and yukata and house jackets and accessories on the second floor at very decent prices. The other place to pick up second-hand clothing is the Toji flea market on the first Sunday of the month, but... More 

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