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Uji Nakanokiri-cho/Uji Imazaike-cho, Ise 516-0026, Mie Prefecture
+81 72-868-4181
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Try sake tasting at Oharai-machi high street

In the Edo era, more than two million people a year visited Ise-jinguu, and the Monzenmachi... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Funabashi, Japan
Go off the main road

Sure it's a tourist trap, but if it's all you have time for take advantage of the opportunity to... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Victoria, Canada
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  • Very good55%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Uji Nakanokiri-cho/Uji Imazaike-cho, Ise 516-0026, Mie Prefecture
+81 72-868-4181
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In the Edo era, more than two million people a year visited Ise-jinguu, and the Monzenmachi (township in front of the shrine gates) of Oharai-machi prospered as the pilgrims traveled through the town to reach Ise Jinguu. But by the end of the 1970s the...More

Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Sure it's a tourist trap, but if it's all you have time for take advantage of the opportunity to see many interesting things. The prices are high and the quality is often not as high as you can find when you have more time to...More

Thank Voodew
Reviewed 27 May 2017

It was crowded as usual but lots of street foods, gift shops and performance. Great to shop after visiting the shrine. Particularly enjoy their local delights and i can eat all day along the streets. The snacks was all so good! Skip the resturant, go...More

Thank PEili K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was looking forward to this shopping street, but ended up quite disappointed. Apart from the pearl shops (the famous local craft) and a few unique food places, almost everything else was the standard tourist fare that you can find in Kyoto. The architecture was...More

Thank KTJ_Kyoto_JPN
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We had high hopes for Oharai-machi and Okage-yokocho, but we were a bit disappointed with the "old town" architecture. It was not as exciting as we had read about. There were plenty of snack shacks and souvenir shops, the food part was by far better....More

Thank joycey249
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Oharai-Machi is a pedestrian street near Ise Naigu. On the both sides of the street you can find many souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes and so on. The visitors to the shrine certainly come to this street. As I went there, it was the new year's...More

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 3 December 2016

So many good quality shops in such a small area. My favorites are Henba-mochi (mochi sweets), Kutsurogi-ya (incense), Toraya (Uiro sweets), Akahuku honten (famous Akahuku-mochi), which also sells limited-edition sweets only on the first day of each month -- people make a long line to...More

Thank jane0210
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This small quaint street is just besides the shrine entrance and has quite a good spread of shops and restaurants. Visited the shrine and decided to walk the streets to get a cup of coffee. Just the old town feel and makes a lovely walk...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Right next to the okage yokocho, this place is similar, filled with local gourmet shops such as grilled Matsusaka beef, scallops, abalone and all, sticky rice cakes exclusive to Ise area, dried fish and seaweed, tofu desserts, udon and tekonezushi shops. You can also find...More

Thank The_Savvy_Glutton
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This street is full of shops and restaurants. Walking there gives you some feeling of walking in an Japanese old town. It is a "must" visit area for this town.

Thank Nuttida C
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