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Address: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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Right spot for foodism

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 27 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 17 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
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you like getting lost in crowds and looking at products that you usually throw out after a year - this is the place for you. Colourful, loud, and very busy. Visit in the morning to avoid being overwhelmed. Endless shops and amusing displays of "one man's junk".

Thank osteopathy2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went in the evening, so the lanterns were on and the whole area looked very festive. Many of the vendors were closing up at around 7pm. Plus lets of hawkers for restaurants etc. which we did not like.

Thank dwt2000

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