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Sanmachi Suji

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Address: Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577340504
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Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted...

Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted with alluring sake breweries, museums and miso shops.

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Old town area

It was nice walking around this area of the city. The buildings were very historic and interesting to see. Some of the shops were too modern and not really in line with the theme... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The old town of Takayama is truly worth a stroll. Beautiful buildings, small shops and eateries. The day we were there is was raining, so I can only dream about the beauty in spring or in snow.

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Perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big reason to return to Takayama is Sanmachi Suji. We loved going through the old shops here. Lots of craft, souvenir and snacks to enjoy. Compact and accessible to visitors. Not to be missed, set aside 3-4 hours.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our family's second visit through these streets but nonetheless, we still had fun going through the quaint shops, looking for souvenir gift and food items to bring home, trying the different snacks from the food stalls. Must-try are the melt-in-your mouth beef barbeque on stick, beef croquette, rice crackers wrapped in seaweeds...and so much more. Even if shopping... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was nice walking around this area of the city. The buildings were very historic and interesting to see. Some of the shops were too modern and not really in line with the theme of the neighborhood but some were nice too. Overall this was better than walking through other areas such as Gion in Kyoto just because there were... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The well preserved buildings, the small streets, the streams running through the town and all the other things that make up this precinct are the reason for visiting Takayama. Great train trip to get there as well!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there on a rainy and cold day but that did not stop me from walking around for a hour or two. Small streets with old shops and eateries. Recommended.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps my expectation was too high but what I see is a two streets of well kept or refurbished old Edo styled shops houses which were converted mainly for food junkies and souvenirs hunters. Will still recommend the place for a visit but not to expect too much as I did.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a walk in the old city of Takayama was really amazing, all the buildings with wooden facades, clean and beautiful streets full of charm.. The real old Japan at a glance!

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a quaint little area. Strolling along the street, you are transported back into a bygone era. We arrived in the late afternoon (4.30pm), and the shops were beginning to close (I think most shops closes at 5pm - not sure if this is only applicable for winter, or year-round). The street was beginning to be deserted, and as the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We leisurely wandered around the streets for a good hour, enjoying the well preserved houses and shops. As with all attractions in Japan, this was immaculately clean and extremely well presented. We were there early in the morning and it was lightly raining, so that helped to keep some of the crowds away. Plenty of places to buy food, authentic... More 

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