Shimotori Shotengai

Shimotori Shotengai, Kumamoto: Address, Phone Number, Shimotori Shotengai Reviews: 4/5

Shimotori Shotengai
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Points of Interest & Landmarks • Shopping Malls

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GIT
Melbourne, Australia409 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
This Shotengai is rather small and nothing compared to other larger ones in major cities. Would not return.
Written January 25, 2020
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YL Goh
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia307 contributions
Dec 2019 • Family
Plenty of shopping, groceries, dining, drinking, singing etc can be done here....reasonable pricing.
Written December 24, 2019
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vincentd0
12 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
A major shopping place in Kumamoto. It is a covered street. So if it is rainy and cold day, it is a best place to go.
Written July 23, 2019
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LUVBALIBEACH
Singapore842 contributions
Apr 2019 • Friends
This street is besides the hotel we are staying so easily accessible. It is also near the castle so everything within this shopping area.
There was local fashion, souvenirs, snacks, restaurants within the shopping street.
We bought some japanese products from a shop gere, had sukiyaki dinner in one of the restaurant near one of the entrance. The food was very small portion and did not taste good. It was also very expensive at 3500 yen per pax. Pretty pathetic as I could count the strain of vegetable.
Other than this bad experience, the shopping street is very interesting.
There are many souvenir to bring home but do remember made in Japan products are what we look for. Many shopkeepers will emphasize to you that the crafts, textile, etc are made in Japan.
There are many bigger shopping malls nearby.
Written April 24, 2019
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Travel-Kumamoto
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan170 contributions
Mar 2019 • Friends
It is in the center of the city and very easy to access from across Kumamoto and very close to Kumamoto Castle.
Tourists can find various restaurants, souvenir shops, pubs, super market.
Written March 21, 2019
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pollyoppy
Ormskirk, UK1,262 contributions
Jan 2019 • Couples
Typical of this type of shopping area in Japan. Really bustling in the evening. Neon and noise galore.
Written January 17, 2019
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olafoomes
Amstelveen, The Netherlands1,606 contributions
Aug 2018
About 500 meters long and fully roof covered, shopping arcade downtown Kumamoto like there are so many in Japanese cities throughout the country. Loaded with big and smaller shops of all kinds on both sides along the way. Especially in this shopping street the amount of light coming in through the roof was noticeable.
At the end of the arcade you can turn right and continue into the Shinshigai arcade.
Written October 23, 2018
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Monaco S
109 contributions
Jul 2018 • Friends
Shimotori is the main shopping street/mall in Kumamoto. You will find practically anything you wish to buy, some really good stores are on the narrow streets that cross it. There are plenty of restaurants there, however the best ones are on Kamitori ( this is the mall right at the end when you cross Denshadori ( tram street ).
Written August 10, 2018
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Vialey L
Kobe, Japan124 contributions
Jul 2018 • Business
All across the shotengai, there are always people ready to support guide you to different places. Some of them wear uniforms with words written in English that they are willing to help you. They carry a tablet which they use to search for any information that one may require. The stores are also available in plenty.
Written July 9, 2018
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Fred W
Doorn, Netherlands320 contributions
May 2018 • Couples
Two long galleries with mainly shops and some eateries. Divided by a major road and some minor ones.
Written May 7, 2018
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