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Old town

Well worth a stroll around the old town. Lots of lovely buildings and things to see. Similar to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wishiwasonholiday68
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Manchester
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Good food at a curry restaurant

And fascinating shops. Streets either side of a covered arcade very atmospheric. About 1 km uphill... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
daleringham
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Robina, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth a stroll around the old town. Lots of lovely buildings and things to see. Similar to Gion in Kyoto.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And fascinating shops. Streets either side of a covered arcade very atmospheric. About 1 km uphill from station although gradient easy.

Thank daleringham
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Nara this area is a place to walk through as it's like an immersive culture experience which shows you what old Japan is like. I loved walking through the streets of this area and they have various different museums which you...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

We stayed in Nara for one night after coming from Osaka. I booked a hostel that is located within Naramachi and it took me more than half an hour to walk from Kintetsu Nara Station to the lodging. While searching for my hostel, I wandered...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017

We had the best teas in a tea house (no mane in store front) in the back alley. We just entered a room waiting for rain pass by. We are always tea drinkers, buy the best green tea from UK, China, etc., but never had...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

This is a great area day or night to explore Nara a little more. We visited during the day and wandered around the narrow streets. Then returned at night to find a restaurant for dinner. So much fun walking at night time and meeting up...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

a quarter with some old buildings and nice shops. We didn't have a plan and would recommend you get one or ask for places to see. Would not say that you need to visit this area, but if you have time to spare and have...More

1  Thank StefanS71
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

This is a preserved are of Nara that was for merchants in the Edo period. There are two merchants houses open to the public that are free and well worth viewing. It was wonderful to walk around these old traditional merchants houses on the tatami...More

2  Thank 137Paul
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Be sure to drop by the visitor center first and get a map from the very helpful people there. They will give you a map of the area and the interesting houses to visit. We toured inside of a replica of a traditional house ....More

4  Thank combat66
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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

there were many shop and restaurant around here. it will be more beautiful if people visit not in summer because its very hot outside

Thank Adlina P
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