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Microcosm of shopping.

Way better than an American mall. You can buy top end - but not international luxury brands... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Hanoi, Vietnam
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Covered, pedestrianised shopping street

A great variety of shops and restaurants are to be found in this long, covered, shopping... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Chris H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Something about Kobe starts from here, Kobe Sannomiya Center Street Kobe Sannomiya Center Street is a district in Kobe which is a hub of many transportation systems. The place is a favorite of not only the locals, but also of people in Kobe. It is a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Sannomiyacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0021, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 6-6840-1020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to shop, lots of neonsigns, stores and both traditional and regular resturants. You will find stores like Don Quilote and Tokyu Hands..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 148janinek
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

A variety of shops in an undercover alley, including a pet store selling miniature dog breeds for almost 500,000 Yen! Otherwise, you'll find the usual shoes, watches (G-star, Swatch etc), mobile phones, clothing, and food.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heartspunk
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

One of many shopping streets/areas in Kobe. Local products with anything possible that you could think of is there. Prices are very reasonable and polite retailers. Good service as the rest of Japan. Definitely worth a stroll (long stroll) down this street.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TM550
Reviewed September 20, 2018

One of the more modern and big Shotengais around. Sannomiya offers a variety of shops and cafes for all walks of life. definitely a must visit. stroll through to discover local gems.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

A typical Japanese shopping mall. There is nothing special about this place which is great for shoppers. Lots of local people so most shops are reasonably price and many have sales. It is not touristy so many of the shops are common brand names. For...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank azrealhk
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Center Gai runs all the way from Sannomiya to Motomachi. With the crazy heat in these days, it is a great escape from the sun as it is shielded by a roof. On weekends and public holidays however, it also gets crowded as everyone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vialey L
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Way better than an American mall. You can buy top end - but not international luxury brands. New, discount and second hand hidden away down flights of stairs. More than a mall, this is a 2-3 km complex of streets that have been roofed and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HanoiFamily
Reviewed July 2, 2018

A large shopping precinct, with a huge variety of shops, especially sweet shops, specializing in desserts from Kobe. Fashion shops were also in large numbers

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Liz Y
Reviewed June 21, 2018

A great variety of shops and restaurants are to be found in this long, covered, shopping street. This is a good place to stroll, snack and shop - especially on a rainy day!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This covered shopping street is great if you want to get regular every day items, but we could not find any souvenir type shops here. Lots of variety though, you will likely find what you are looking for.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank norphano
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March 14, 2018|
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Response from poh3 | Reviewed this property |
The closest station would be Sannomiya Station itself. If you have to take a different line in, try to find a station that’s closest to or transits near Sannomiya, as it is a terminal stop.
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Response from lukepj21 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, JR pass is more convenience to use in JR West. Just stop at Sannomiya Station and there are many things you can explore. (Sannomiya Street may lesses people than Dotonbori/Osaka), Kobe Beef and walk to the Kobe tower... More
December 9, 2016|
Response from SinTingH3 | Reviewed this property |
There have a station called "Sannomiya" by JR
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