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Shimotori Shotengai

Shimotori, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0807, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Shopping.

Shimotori is the main shopping street/mall in Kumamoto. You will find practically anything you wish... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Monaco S
Always having supportive people

All across the shotengai, there are always people ready to support guide you to different places... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Vialey L
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Kobe, Japan
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Shimotori, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0807, Kumamoto Prefecture
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"japanese cities"
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"shops and restaurants"
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"spoilt for choice"
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"tram stop"
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"cosmetics"
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"tax"
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"karaokes"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Shimotori is the main shopping street/mall in Kumamoto. You will find practically anything you wish to buy, some really good stores are on the narrow streets that cross it. There are plenty of restaurants there, however the best ones are on Kamitori ( this is...More

Thank Monaco S
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

All across the shotengai, there are always people ready to support guide you to different places. Some of them wear uniforms with words written in English that they are willing to help you. They carry a tablet which they use to search for any information...More

Thank Vialey L
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Two long galleries with mainly shops and some eateries. Divided by a major road and some minor ones.

Thank Fred W
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Tons of shops and restaurants to try. Very large and clean. I spent 3 days trying out some of the restaurants here and was pleased by all of them.

Thank storm12345
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The most spacious shopping area I have ever seen in Japan. Not very crowded when we visited during a Tuesday afternoon and evening in April 2018. Nice mix of shops and restaurants so we had little trouble finding things we were interested in.

Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

It is a loooong shopping street, and worthy to note that it is full of people even after 9.30pm. Loved it. Love the liveliness of this place as well.

Thank jeeeen16
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The busiest in Kumamoto with a lot of stores or malls. For foreigner or tourist who comes to Kumamoto, this place must be visited although maybe there is no special store, except a store that sell Kumamon merchandise. This place is not far away from...More

Thank Setiawan D
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

There are a series of covered pedestrian streets on the castle side of the Shirakawa River. When I had stayed in Kumamoto previously, I was near the "Shin Shi Gai", and it was cool to walk out of the hotel, just a few meters from...More

Thank Frederick G
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A good mix of shops both local as well as international names. Very wide walkway compared to some other shopping lanes in other Japanese cities.

Thank loyloy
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

visit there on Wednesday and happened to have 10%discount that day so the foreigner tourist would be able to get the discount and tax refund besides, the shop there are also abundant, from cosmetics to electronics cannot miss if you travel in Kumamoto

Thank Ingrid L
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Kath F
1 May 2018|
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Response from Frederick G | Reviewed this property |
You are asking about a street within the city of Kumamoto. If the cruise lets you get off and see the city, then you can visit it.
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