Seeking Authentic Taste and Exotic Atmosphere of China in One of the Three Largest Chinatowns in Japan
Yokohama Chukagai, as one of Japan's three largest Chinatowns, is a neighborhood lined with Chinese restaurants. From upscale luxury brand stores to reasonably-priced “all-you-can-eat”, there are places to suit every taste and any budget. For example, try authentic haute cuisine in a luxurious restaurant, or buy a takeaway at a small store or booth for the pleasure of eating on the go. There are also many restaurants offering affordable and delicious buffets.
One of the pleasures of shopping is walking and eating along Nakamura Street in Yokohama. Check out the Peking duck or experience the sensation of walking around with mooncakes or famous meat buns in your hand. There are also many local shops, where you can buy delicious ingredients, groceries and cooking utensils with Chinese characteristics, many of which are quite suitable for hand gifts. Another highlight of Yokohama's Nakagawa Street is its 10 tall arches, a popular punching spot featuring the ornate style of ancient Chinese architecture and ethnic characteristics.
In addition, a variety of traditional cultural activities will be held at Nakagawa Street in Yokohama in accordance with the seasons and various festivals throughout the year. It will be more enjoyable if you can go there in accordance with the activity schedule.
An uncountable number of Chinese restaurants line the streets.
A lot of eateries have “all-you-can-eat” menus.
Strolling while eating a steamed pork bun or Chinese sweets is a favorite pastime!
The gorgeous gates are also popular as SNS photo spots.
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- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
- Vary by shop or restaurant
1. Approx. 5 minutes on foot from Ishikawa-cho station on the JR Keihin-Tohoku and Negishi Lines
2. Approx.1 minute on foot from Motomachi-Chukagai Station on the
Minato Mirai Line
- Official Website
- Official Website (Japanese)