Kamitori Arcade

Shopping Street
The central area of Kumamoto City is around Tsuruya Department Store, with the Kamidori and Shimodori arcades nearby. The nearest station is Tsurumachi-suji Streetcar Station, and Kumamoto Castle is also nearby. The Kamidori Arcade is home to the Contemporary Art Museum of Kumamoto City, and the brightly lit street, with a street width of 11 meters and a ceiling height of 13 meters, is lined with approximately 260 stores. The stores range from drugstores to unique coffee shops and long-established bookstores.

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Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Shopping Paradise!
    3.0 Reviewed : 2020.03.01
    In japan, there is always this main shopping arcade everywhere in their city. Same goes for Kumamoto. Long stretch of shopping paradise and mall, just follow the street signboard after exited from...
  • Arcade close to the castle
    3.0 Reviewed : 2019.12.30
    This is the citys main shopping arcade and closer to Kumamoto Castle side, compared to Shimotori ShotengaiThe Kamitori Shopping Arcade stretches northward from Kumamotos main street, Densha-Dori...
  • Something for everyone
    4.0 Reviewed : 2019.07.21
    This is the citys main shopping arcade - a spacious friendly area where the shops selling every possible merchandise and not just for the wealthy but for more modest wallets too - I suppose...

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