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It Brought Me to an Unrealistic World

I didn't know these cartoons actually, yet it didn't reduce my interest and pleasure when walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MissHK2009
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Hong Kong, China
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Fun even if you know little about Manga

An interesting road lined with a well curated collection of manga sculptures and trees , manga... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
francc
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know these cartoons actually, yet it didn't reduce my interest and pleasure when walking through the road. Quite funny with different statutes of the cartoon and souvenir shops on both sides. I am glad to feel again the unrealistic fantasy that cartoons can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting road lined with a well curated collection of manga sculptures and trees , manga related shops , cafes and souvenirs. Best time is when it gets dark and the special lights and effects come on ! Loved it and it spurred my interest...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a fan of anime you might appreciate this street more than I did. There are bronze statues of anime characters along the street, some large and some small. Otherwise there is not much there. Mostly small shops, some selling ice cream. Traffic...More

Thank 574RichardD
Reviewed 18 September 2018

...by a shuttle bus from our cruise ship docked at Sakaiminato pier into "town" with no idea of what we were about to see or experience. And off we went walking into town, and saw just outside the train station, this amusing little granite statue...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Strolling along looking at the cute statues was a super experience. It was so hard to pick a favorite. The locals were friendly.

Thank Robb G
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Of using a popular manga to attract tourism. The high street of Sakaiminato has teamed with the national railways and police to welcome tourists of all sorts. The result is a train featuring the voices of the characters and printed seats; lamp posts outside the...More

Thank Unagi12
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is the main street in Sakaiminato and designed for a fun and interesting walk with interesting sculptures and art works along the lengthy street. Some of the areas are narrow with slow driving speeds for cars to make it safe for pedestrians. It is...More

Thank Brisbane41
Reviewed 8 July 2018

commercial street with many many sculpture. that is enjoyable. interesting setup. good for strolling here.

Thank iamface
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This is a must do and allow a good couple of hours. Not only are there dozens of sculptures there is also hundreds of gift shops and other types of shops, clothes, jewellery, etc. It is an easy walk, flat and paved. Getting a refreshing...More

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Loved Sakaiminato loved their Main Street. Named for their famous son, their Main Street truly honours Shigeru. It's fun, it's different so have your camera, phone, iPad ready. It was busy the day we visited by cruise as our ship had disgorged thousands into this...More

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claudstan
19 April 2017|
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Response from Benjiao | Reviewed this property |
It's within a wallking distance,but not close. I think there are some shuttle buses from the wharf.
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claudstan
19 April 2017|
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Response from Chuzaa | Reviewed this property |
It's a little less than 6 kilometers (about 4 miles). A taxi ride is quick and inexpensive.
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