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Takamatsu Marugame-Machi
Shopping Street

Stylish and open shopping street covered by a glass arcade.

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Shopping Street

Takamatsu Marugame-Machi Shopping Street is a 470m long street in the heart of the central business district of Takamatsu-city, Kagawa prefecture. It is part of the 2.7 km long “Takamatsu Central Shopping Street” and has a long history of over 400 years.

About 20 meters above the ground, you will see a glass arcade covering the street, creating a bright and open atmosphere. This architecture lets you enjoy shopping in any weather. Shops vary from traditional to cutting-edge, as well as overseas brands.

The dome area located in the north end of the street reminds you of Italy’s oldest shopping mall, “Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II,” which is the unique symbol of Marugame-Machi shopping Street.

The “Machinaka Loop Bus” is the best transportation method you can find when sightseeing in the areas around Takamatsu Marugame-Machi Shopping Street. When you buy something on the shopping street, you will receive discount tickets for the bus depending on how much money you spend. Take advantage of the system and make the most of sightseeing in Takamatsu!

Highlights

  • 470m long historic shopping street.
  • Covered by a 22-meter high glass arcade so you can shop in any weather condition
  • The beautiful dome area at the Northern end of the shopping street reminds you of Italy’s “Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.”
  • Transportation made easy with the “Machinaka Loop Bus.” Receive coupon tickets depending on the amount you spend.

Photos

  • The glass arcade brings a bright and open atmosphere to Takamatsu Marugame-Machi Shopping Street

    The glass arcade brings a bright and open atmosphere to Takamatsu Marugame-Machi Shopping Street

  • Dome area modeled on Italy’s “Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II”

    Dome area modeled on Italy’s “Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II”

  • Takamatsu Marugame-Machi Shopping Street

    Takamatsu Marugame-Machi Shopping Street

Reviews

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  • Coco Koko

    商店街上面有屋頂下雨天也不用擔心淋溼,逛街的好去處

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Details

Name in Japanese
高松丸亀町商店街
Postal Code
760-0029
Address
Marugame-Machi, Takamatsu City, Kagawa
Telephone
087-823-0001 (Takamatsu Marugame-Machi Shopping Street Promotion Association)
Business Hours
Varies across shops
Closed
Varies across shops
Admission
Free
Access
(1) 5-minute walk from Kotoden Kataharamachi Station
(2)15-minute walk from JR Takamatsu Station
Official Website
Official Website (English)