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Empty Street Regardless of Their Marketing Effort Or Was It Just Because of Obon Holidays

They try to market Kojima as “Fiber City” and a couple of streets near JR Kojima Station as “Kojima... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
175ryusukem
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Setagaya, Japan
Unique but unimpressed

I came here in the morning on a weekday. Upon leaving the train station, you can see rows of jeans... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
baccus60
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Penang, Malaysia
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Kojima Ajino, Kurashiki 711-0913, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

They try to market Kojima as “Fiber City” and a couple of streets near JR Kojima Station as “Kojima Jeans Street.” Maybe due to the Obon Holidays, some of the shops were closed and the streets were rather quiet and were not crowded. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I came here in the morning on a weekday. Upon leaving the train station, you can see rows of jeans of various shapes and sizes hanging overhead as you walk along the covered walkway out to the main street. That was pretty cute and a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Access, was easy via JR to Kojima Station and it is about 15 minutes slow walk. Along the way, you will see a large shopping mall. Just obtain an area map from the JR Station staff. Very clear map. The jean fabric is soft, stretchable...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tengkin
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We were amazed by this street, from the hanging of jeans decoration to the toilet or even rest area for that matter. We visited almost all the shops that were open during this Golden Week holiday. Happily shop what we want though it is costly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DorothyCheong
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Made a mistake of taking an hour long taxi ride from Okayama station instead of taking the train to Kojima. However, as the cab driver dropped us near a quaint cafe and some pretty independent artisanal jeans shops we had a great time. By the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Dont expect the street to be buzzling like other shopping areas. But you can find many jeans shops along the streets where maps are provided so you know which way to walk around. Once done shopping, you can get some lunches at the Happy Mall...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

If you are into cool denim, or would like some fun, rare, unique clothes or items then this is a nice place for you. Unless you are crazy about jeans it might not be worth a trip on its own to Kurashiki, but since it...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank IZ_Zardai
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Japan has its own denim industry and has had so for quite a while. Edwin is one of the familiar world wide brands and it all came from Kojima. Buy your denim colored ice cream, buy a jeans book, or a jeans bag.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank PVR2
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

This place worths visit only if you are denim fan or you would like to purchase japanese denim. We visited on Thursday and despite the fact that it was public holiday the place was pretty empty. Most of the shops selling denims are open (...More

Date of experience: November 2016
9  Thank UneCharogne
Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a best place to shop for japanese denim. All the popular brands are all in here. And for jeans lovers to come here, it is all worth it. The town is quite chillax, so enjoy the walk along the jeans street. Don't be...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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borneon4
May 19, 2018|
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Response from michelin_guide2011 | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours of the street are from 10:00 to 17:30 There are many stores closed on Wednesday. Most shops are closed for the New Year and New Year.
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Melanie S
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Franck F |
MOMOTARO and Japan Blu are always open( great ones ! ) . The place is looking designated for Denim but the place seems sometimes abandonated..
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