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Nishijin Shopping District

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A good local area

The center point is the Nishijin subway station and from there, it fans out. There is an... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
tengkin
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Singapore, Singapore
A change from the sophisticated underground shopping areas

Went there because some reviewers commented about the 'local feel' and it did give us that... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2017
David L
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

Great old fashioned shopping area. Some of the major department stores have left the area but there are many street vendors and excellent restaurants. Try Strawberry Fields Restaurant. Also, if you want to try Pachinko this this the area for you.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Nowadays many shopping streets in Japan are not active, as consumers tend to buy at big shopping malls. But this shopping street in Nishijin is still spirited and attracts many people.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2017

The center point is the Nishijin subway station and from there, it fans out. There is an institution of higher learning, about south east of the subway station and a little ahead is where the fort were built to resist the Mongol invasion. North of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

Went there because some reviewers commented about the 'local feel' and it did give us that impression. Things were not tourist oriented and the price of things were cheaper than other areas. We scored some bargains which were 20-30 per cent lower than other places.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank David L
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

A nice place to experience the local lifestyle away from the hectic down town. Good place to get the local taste. Coffee house along the street good to relax on a lazy days.

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank sololyn
Reviewed May 26, 2016

This shopping street is located between subway Nishijin and Fujisaki station, in Sawara-ku (ward). The street was founded on the part of Karatsu-kaido road (唐津海道) since Edo period You can walk the whole street within an hour or so. An interesting shopping district that is...More

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

It was a good place to walk around and while the time away. Loads of small cafes and probably more lively in the night than in the day.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Juliehaw
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Came on a Saturday afternoon. Many and extreme friends local trying their best to explain their product. Nice place to shop, away from the big shopping outlets and centre. Many local restaurant at reasonable price.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank PANEKHO
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Many shops but I am attracted by the Yen100 shops and the food outlets, where there are many around. It was cold when we were there in winter but some parts are enclosed and that was comfortable !

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank Wei Min N
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Love the local shopping street. You can find local produce, supermarket, some nice small shops along the way. Catch the subway and get off at Fujisaki, take the number 4 exit and follow the small road on the left. It takes you all the way...More

Date of experience: July 2015
10  Thank eleven_sg
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