Motomachi Shopping Street

Sightseeing information about Motomachi Shopping Street in Japan.

Motomachi Shopping Street4.2

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This shopping street with over 100 years of history stretches from Motomoachi Station to the area near Kobe Station. Among old establishments are numerous headquarters of the confectionary shops well-known across the country. The stained-glass arch over the entrance of the arcade was made by Miura Keiko, glassware artist from Wakayama Prefecture, using a distinctive technique.

Along with clothes and cafes, most prominent are shoes and bags, sold at many different shops in the street. There are also plenty of imported goods, a long tradition since Kobe is one of Japan's first port to open itself to international trade. This is spot is worth a visit to enjoy cafes and shopping when you come to Kobe.

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5.0a year ago

Near the homes of rich European residents of Yokohama, this neighborhood displays mostly high end brands. It's still a nice place to take a stroll especially that they have nice illuminating decorations for the holidays.

4.0a year ago

It’s good strolling around in this street because it has a lot of shopping stores where you can buy clothes, shoes and many more..

5.0a year ago

I visited thinking it would be some cheap street market for shipping. However I found it very costly ☹️☹️☹️

5.02 years ago

Great atmosphere along this trendy shipping strip.
We were fortunate to be present when the classic Japan rally rolled through.
The old cars really raised the vibe and atmosphere.
Fantastic place to visit and wander around.

3.02 years ago

Most stores open quite late in the morning. Apart from some ubiquitous shops, a range of specialty products and brands are also offered. Overall feels more like a window shopping experience, as there is nothing particularly attractive to buy.

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