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brings back memories

“Gangi-zukuri” is an arcade-type structure that covers the sidewalk, and is used especially in... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Hoegaarden987
Step along in history

Walking along the snow strewn streets this system of covered walkways proved its value. Walking... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
Tony P
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sep 18, 2017
“brings back memories”
Feb 14, 2018
“Step along in history”
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Walking along the snow strewn streets this system of covered walkways proved its value. Walking past properties one was always not quite sure which were private homes and which were businesses. With hidden gems such as a local second-hand (opportunity) shop which we stumbled across...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

“Gangi-zukuri” is an arcade-type structure that covers the sidewalk, and is used especially in regions that have heavy snowfall to secure passage for pedestrians during winter. Takada is especially well known for their Gangi, and I had a chance to wander around the Gangi machi...More

1  Thank Hoegaarden987
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