Kobe Nankinmachi

There are 2 Chinatowns in Japan; one in Yokohama, and one in Kobe I went to one in Kobe, also known as Nankinmachi. I used to go there a lot when I was in high school and it’d been more than 12 years since last time I visited there and nothing was changed! I was so happy to see the same Chinatown because lot of things seem to have changed over the decades in Japan, but yes, there are things that never change and I hope it stays that way…

Gate 1:

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Street view:

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Lots of street foods (mmm!):

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Open area:

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“Nankinmachi”:

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The open area was surrounded by Chinese year animals in order dragon (randy) and snake (me):

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This pork bun place gets a loong line (sooo good!):

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Kobe Beef shop:

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Another street view:

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“Kobe Pudding” flag cute!:

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Gate #2:

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Yokohama Chinatown is a bit fancy, but the