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Fun place to stroll

This is a must see place after visiting the Ise Shrine. The street is lined with a variety of... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018
AliceOmlet
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Bangkok, Thailand
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simply wonderful, fun

This was the added bonus for our visit to Ise Jingu 伊勢神宮, the unexpected fun and excitement... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
JimmySumKahWai
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a must see place after visiting the Ise Shrine. The street is lined with a variety of souvenir shops with local specialties. My favorite is a shop selling locally brewed sake.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AliceOmlet
Reviewed December 20, 2018

This was the added bonus for our visit to Ise Jingu 伊勢神宮, the unexpected fun and excitement. Something we hope to share with fellow TA reviewers! To start with we alight 1 bus stop earlier while otw to Naikū (内宮). at the Jingu Kaikan-Mae bus...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JimmySumKahWai
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful street with quaint artisan shops, however if you’re after souvenirs look elsewhere, due to almost everything you see being handcrafted they are not cheap. If you can get up early enough and catch the sunrise by the river you will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank spouseyy
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This area of preserved store fronts and small shops is a fun place to sample local treats, grab a meal, or look for souvenirs after your visit to the Ise Naiku Shrine. The street follows the Isuzu River north from the main entrance to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank conifer_doc
Reviewed June 6, 2018

A good pitstop at this shopping street after visiting the shrine. Many restaurants offering local delicacies and merchandises. Tasting street foods as we walked along the street gave different kind of enjoyment in a peaceful atmosphere.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ryanteo
Reviewed June 6, 2018

The shops here had some very interesting items, most of which I believe were made from local artisans. This, of course, raises the price tag a bit sadly. If you happen to encounter a shop selling colorful rectangle gel, it is made from a rice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Victoria B
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Similar to a ‘ghost town’ in the old west like Bisbee & Tombstone AZ or Virginia City NV the Okage Yokocho was a place of hotels and restaurants offering pilgrims to the Grand Shrine hospitality. A visit takes you back to another time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank P8466BTmatthewm
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

The area is very busy but the streets are wide and unlike a lot of other places in Japan I did not feel jammed in and overwhelmed by the crowds. It wasn't a weekend which is probably a plus but the crowds were there but...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

just a short walk from the inner shrine where you can find a lot of shop and eatery. i would recommed this place if you are visiting ise.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Keat K
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Okage Yokocho is a fun side activity when visiting the famous shrines of Ise, with a variety of food and shopping options to fill some time regardless of the weather. While we weren't especially excited by the shopping, there's some great food to be had...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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It will be a bit far from Nipponbashi, unless you take a tour bus or drive.
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