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Restaurants with noodles and other Chinese dishes are a popular draw at Japan’s oldest Chinatown, dating back to the 17th century.
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12-7 Shinchimachi, Nagasaki 850-0842, Nagasaki Prefecture
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+81 95-811-0369
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun area to walk around. Lots of cool looking restaurant and stores. Really good icecream hidden here too

Thank Daylebag
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at a hotel in Chinatown so we got to explore the area. We enjoyed the food and shopping. Unfortunately we arrived swing a Typhoon and many of the stores closed early. The area has plenty of art and restaurants.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Albeit a little pricey, Shinchi Chinatown offers a myriad of Chinese - Japanese food options that are worth trying. The Champon noodles and other stir - fry dishes I tried in a restaurant in Chinatown was of great quality and tasted fabulous! Nonetheless, be warned...More

Thank Luk Y
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Walking through the main thoroughfares shops and restaurants , of china town is very colourful busy and maybe not to everyone's liking , but there are some good areas that not everyone will go too, at night its pretty well lit up ,and many food...More

Thank mickknap
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Not much to do. Skip this unless you are in the vicinity. Couple of lanes of shops selling souvenirs. Wanted to try champon noodles but was not inspired to try after getting there.

Thank cowgraz
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

A fun and short walk gets you from one end to the other. Filled with shops and many restaurants makes for an enjoyable addition to your day

Thank Perry H
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Was there on a friday afternoon, and it is quiet. No many shops are open, and this place is small. I won't recommend it, really.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

This is a typical Chinatown, though very small. Many restaurants and some impressive gates. It is situated between the main shopping area of Nagasaki and the cruise terminal.

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed February 23, 2018

I did not know there is lantern festival host in Nagasaki till I arrive. Even thought the lantern festival is original from Chinese Culture - doesn't make this event less worth visiting. The street and store looks like the scene from movie "Spirit Away" ....More

Thank Happiness807886
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit during Chinese New Year! Lots going on to entertain. Reasonable walk from the cruise terminal and worth the time. Well signposted and many informative historical information points scattered around. Four small temples that you can walk to. Usual selection of restaurants...More

Thank mikeshang
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