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Good place to walk around for an evening

This one is a neat little area covering a few blocks with the usual shops, restaurants and food stalls. Some of the street food is quite good. Didn't get to try the restaurants... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Dandridge, Tennessee

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This one is a neat little area covering a few blocks with the usual shops, restaurants and food stalls. Some of the street food is quite good. Didn't get to try the restaurants this trip. The slightly annoying part of the experience is the continual come-ons to go into a restaurant or to buy whatever's set out in the stall,... More 

Thank cigarron
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a short walk, with a lot of shopkeepers touting their wares, Chinese delicacies and a bit of fusion foods. The interior of the shops reminds one of the generic contemporary Chinese taverns one can see in places like China or Taiwan, which are infused with some sense of the 1970s/80s. Tried some of the food there like xiao long... More 

Thank Shig31
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a right place to find chinese cuisine in Kobe. This is the only chinatown in Japan beside in Yokohama. So, its a must visit place when you are in Kobe

Thank prasetioistiadi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Must drop by to eat the kobe beef! and have a pint of beer! There are lots of street food, Ramen , Dumplings , Kobe beef , fried food and many more. However , not much place for you to sit to enjoy the food. There is also few Chinese restaurant in here .

Thank Vanessa Y
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Small China Town middle in Kobe at the Motomachi station. Try the snacks when you strolling by. Have a snack of Kobe beef with beer.

Thank Sen H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nothing special except for lots of Chinese restaurants. Additionally, you can do some shopping too. Restaurants are of a wide variety and lots of food to choose from. However, this is a popular area among lots of people and a good experience to visit at least ones.

Thank Vachintha
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lot of Chinese street food. It's like any other China Town. The food varied and some places was really good. Try Kobe beef burger and steak a must!!

Thank Oz_bong
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Kobe Chinatown was next to the hotel where we were staying one of the best places to visit see learn and eat great types of Chinese and Japanese cuisine, visit during the day or night great place to do small type shopping etc

Thank sandeep12345678
Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Was a bit disappointed visiting the place. The food stalls were repetitive and certainly did not look appealing. Didn't really eat much during my visit there, headed back to Osaka for food instead. But again a visit to Kobe without visit Chinatown is bit funny.

Thank WeiQiangSee
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

China town is a buzzing area in Kobe. Yet full of food stores and tiny restaurants. I didn't like it as much as the china towns in other cities or countries but it is worth visiting. I was not expecting so many food parlours. The smell can be overwhelming.

Thank Karaki-w

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