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Shinchi Chinatown

12-7 Shinchimachi, Nagasaki 850-0842, Nagasaki Prefecture
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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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  • Average46%
  • Poor9%
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12-7 Shinchimachi, Nagasaki 850-0842, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

Chinatown in Nagasaki is called one of the largest three Chinatowns in Japan. However, its size was small. Its area includes a few streets. I took 10 mins from the gate to the exit. There were many Chinese restaurants. I recommend to visit this place...More

1  Thank mat_mak
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Walked through this area of Nagasaki and it's tiny compared to any other I have been to. Having said that it is cute and several Chinese food places, which we didn't try because we weren't hungry. Nice for a stroll through.

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Different from the rest of Nagasaki, but not as impressive as some other china towns around the world.

1  Thank StanDeJong
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We enjoyed the walk through the mall, with some delicious street snacks and the colourful displays. It is not large, but fun. We bought some takeaway and went to eat it in the square area and were swooped by a hawk, which was an adventure...More

1  Thank cravingescape
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Nagasaki is located at the culture crossroad of China, Korea, and Japan. Many Chinese traders came to Nagasaki because it was the only port open to the foreign visitors during the Tokugawa government. Ghetto is defined as a part of a city in which members...More

1  Thank tedchyn
Reviewed April 17, 2016

This is one of the smallest Chinatown's that I have visited. We walked around it and checked out a few of the shops. If feels like any Chinatown anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, there is nothing special about this place, but it is always fun...More

1  Thank chyxs
Reviewed April 15, 2016

This is a small Chinatown but its delectable choices surprisingly went above my expectations. We ended up buying "kakuniman" (Chinese burger) and dumplings from a street kiosk due to expected long serving time in many restaurants around the area. However, the taste did not disappoint....More

1  Thank Sherr503
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

It was way smaller than we thought. We wandered around pretty early when things weren't open. So maybe that'salong the reason we didn't enjoy it so much.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed April 3, 2016

Gorgeous collection of illuminated lanterns. Also, I found interesting the offerings of Chinese altar.

Thank Viviane K
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

it is really like the Chinatowns that seem to exist in every major city around the world. The colour of the surrounds and shops makes an interesting contrast to Japanese streets which are either more austere or high tech glitz. Overall not worth a special...More

Thank Stephen S
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