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Address: Bordered by Geary Boulevard and Fillmore, Post, and Laguna Streets, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415 922 6776
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Nice Park with plenty of Shopping

Nice park with the pictured tower located here. two malls on both sides of this park allowing you to visit Japan without the need of a passport. numerous restaurants abound from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Yuma Az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Nice park with the pictured tower located here. two malls on both sides of this park allowing you to visit Japan without the need of a passport. numerous restaurants abound from the American Japanese(Benihanna0 to the mom and pop places you would expect to find. Very enjoyable and this comes from a person that lived in Japan three different times... More 

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North Platte, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Everyone here was super friendly and we enjoyed many of the shops and eateries. Walking up the hills to get here was a workout well worth it! Some cool photo ops and a vibrant area. Totally recommended if you're in the vicinity.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Our daughter loves Anime and all things Japanese so we took her to Japantown and the Japan Center. In addition to the lovely Peace Pagoda in the square in between the two mall buildings, we found a wide array of shops, restaurants, and places to drink in the culture. I can't remember the name of the store, but there's the... More 

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Milwaukee, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We planned to drive by Japan Town, but found a nice parking spot so we stopped. We really liked the hardware store -- some nice, inexpensive souvenirs. Then we went in the East mall (we ran out of time for the west mall). My teenage anime-loving daughters fell in love. Found cosplay and many items they liked!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A small glimpse of Japan in San Francisco. Food is plenty to get by in here (sushi!) and there's a Kinokuniya Bookstore nearby, for those who want to read books.

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British Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Japan Center consists of the West and East mall with the Peace Pagoda dividing the two. When we walked into the mall around 11:00, it was quiet as many stores were just opening. As it got closer to lunchtime, there was a little more activity. The Japan Center consists of ethnic retail stores such as an ethnic magazine store... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

If looking for some Japanese food-come here and enjoy. All sorts of edible foods available. Nice shopping in here as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a tidy little area full of genuine sushi bars, cloud pruning and other inscrutable delights. The area has a genuine Japanese feel without being prescribed. Worth a visit if you`re into this kind of thing or want genuine Japanese food.

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Baltimore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Fun shopping center filled with Japanese food and culture. Lots of cools shops and nice restaurants. Some stores to visit include Kinokuniya, Daiso, and Ichibankan. Some food ideas include Ino Sushi, Mifune Don, and Belly Good Cafe.

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a small area packed up with a number of attractions. Walking through the shopping centre and the Mall area gives one feeling as if walking through mini Japan. There are large number of eating places providing enough choice to ones having favour for Japanese food. A walk through the consumer chain 'Daiso' is must for picking up souvenirs... More 

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Address: Bordered by Geary Boulevard and Fillmore, Post, and Laguna Streets, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415 922 6776
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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