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Chinatown (Nankinmachi)

Chuo, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-331-4337
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good45%
  • Average35%
  • Poor5%
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“kobe beef” (33 reviews)
“dumplings” (20 reviews)
“food stalls” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Chuo, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-331-4337
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"kobe beef"
in 33 reviews
"dumplings"
in 20 reviews
"food stalls"
in 15 reviews
"chinese new year"
in 7 reviews
"few blocks"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 6 reviews
"chinese style"
in 4 reviews
"ramen"
in 4 reviews
"china towns"
in 3 reviews
"short visit"
in 3 reviews
"shops selling"
in 4 reviews
"the main street"
in 4 reviews
"long street"
in 3 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 3 reviews
"train station"
in 3 reviews
"yokohama"
in 18 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This isn’t the best china town I have seen and while it’s very clean it is mostly low cost street food with some ordinary restaurants. It’s aimed at tourists and apart from the colourful photos and displays the one meal I had there was very...More

Thank Ahmad M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its easy to get to and there are a lot of shops for options. For me however, I found the experience a waste of time. I was excited to try the Butaman, the dan dan from Yun Yun and dumplings from Ro Sho Ki as...More

Thank lel0525
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chinatown was cool -great for street food nibbles. (Make sure you have cash; Japan is a huge cash society and many places don't take cards.) If you have some time, stroll through this part of town and take it all in.

Thank Andrea K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed strolling down the main street of Chinatown, looking at all the colorful souvenirs and the great variety of Japanese food displayed. We found a stand offering Kobe beef grilled right there while you watched. For about $15 US we got a small plate...More

Thank Sharon H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area to spend a couple hours, there are a lot of places to eat, and buy Chinese items. We went just one evening

Thank Aa cjdjdjc B
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Quite a small Chinatown compared to the others like in Yokohama but still having enough stalls for one to accept and appreciate that they are in Chinatown. While in Kansai, I do recommend a visit to here

Thank Vialey L
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The hype about Chinatown makes me wonder why so. 3 interesting facts that I discovered on Kobe’s Chinatown: (i) It is so small that I can walk from one end to the other end less than 5 mins, (ii) There are numerous food vendors selling...More

Thank Duperman
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is quite a compact area easily reached from a stop on the city sightseeing bus and close to a big shopping mall. There were plenty of street food vendors and typical Chinatown outlets. Not crowded when we visited on a rainy day..

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting place, crowded on a week day, lots of people, saw a few food stalls, selling cheap kobe beef, didn't try them, as we weren't sure of the quality. Had a nice, roasted ice cream, not sure how they cook it. Not many variety of...More

Thank Martin T
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

China town is a nice and vibrant area, lots of character. Plenty of street food some of it mediocre but if you luck in some of it superb. If there is a lineup of locals then try it.

Thank Peter_Bomberg
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blushingpeach
5 April 2018|
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Response from JenAtUK | Reviewed this property |
Usually closed on 1st but on the 2nd it should be fine but limited stalls.
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