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Chinatown (Nankinmachi)

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Address: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Interesting but mainly for food stuff

Great place to get some "roadside" food to try and taste , especially for tourist. Kobe beef steak is sold there. nice though expensive But do not try the kobe beef burger... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get some "roadside" food to try and taste , especially for tourist. Kobe beef steak is sold there. nice though expensive But do not try the kobe beef burger, disgusting and bad taste.

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Thank Wendy W
Boise, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kobe Chinatown is comparably small. This is an old part of town. Walking through the main area .... there are lots food stalls on both sides of the way. Traditional Chinese lanterns beautifully lighted up this place. There were a number of small and medium sized restaurants and some are dated. Kobe beef menu will cost you more.

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Thank 284caroline
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take the JR train from Sanomiya Station to Motomachi Station and head south; Nankinmachi is about 250 meters away. The collection of eating outlets serving Chinese and Japanese cuisines, the various others selling small bites that you can take with you as you walk along exploring the street. Whilst Its the smaller Cousin to Chukogai in Yokohama, it nevertheless still... More 

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Thank Dalip C
Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is really nothing special about this place. A short street with some Chinese restaurants. Nothing much that I can talk about. Located about 3 minutes walk from the train station, if you happened to pass-by, intend to take a look, thats fine. No real need to make a special trip here.

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Thank Jeremy G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really characteristic and interesting neighbor in Kobe. One of the only three Chinatown in Japan, and the smallest compared to the one in Yokohama and Nagasaki, but really enjoyable to visit. Recommended.

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Thank Spoon R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many people here. Many choices of Chinese food here. Not cheap and people are willing to Q up to take the food there.

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Thank Eve L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't recommend any restaurant or street vendor-but this street/area has plenty of street stalls and restaurants with steamed dumplings,Peking duck wraps and all sorts of other unidentifiable foods ( for a westerner). If you see something that catches your eye-go for it..

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Thank geebee01
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very crowded on January 2nd. It is more or less like a food street. There are several shops offer a wide varieties of food. It is another attractive place for tourists. We enjoyed walking around, even with a very cold weather .

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Thank Paths2014
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I expected well orientated Chinese town, but I feel like I am in Japan anyway. I ate Japanese food in Chinese town :D

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Thank drbhappiness
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

A great area to visit and have fun. Many, many street vendors so lots of people eating on the street. Peking Duck very popular with everyone eating small packets of this delight whilst walking and taking in the street. Very nice Jazz Bar around the corner too. More of this later!

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