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Must Visit Shotengai Shopping Streets in Japan



21. June. 2018

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The shotengai, or covered shopping district, is the essence of any Japanese town. These horizontal shopping malls are normally best known for affordable produce and clothing popular with the grandparent crowd, but are slowly adapting to the towns they are based in. Each shotengai is a unique experience, showcasing both the history of the town and the goods it shares with the world.


  • Kichijoji Sunroad
  • Koenji’s Pal Street
  • Osaka’s Tenjinbashisuji
  • Sendai’s Clis Road and Sun Mall
  • Takamatsu’s Tamachi

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