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  • Streets of downtown in Kumamoto
  • Contents
    • Kami-tori
    • Shimo-tori
    • Shinsigai
    • Namikizaka
    • Kaminoura-dori
    • Okusu-dori
    • Shower-dori
    • Sannenzaka-dori
    • Shiromicho-dori
    • Ginza-dori
    • Sakaba-dori
    • Kurabu-dori
  • Shimo-tori
    • Shimotori was built in 1969.
    • There are 175 stores. The street is the biggest shopping arcade in the Western Japan.   (length : 511m, breadth: 15m)  
    • The northern end of the street is lighted up with full color LED.
  • Kami-tori
    • The first arcade was made in 1962. The current arcade imitated Musee d'Orsay. There are two Bookstores that have long history in the street. Nagasaki Bookstore established in 1889, and Marubun Bookstore established in 1920.
    • Also, The street is famous as the fashion street of Kumamoto.
    • Official name is Sunroad Shinshigai. It is famous for cinemas. But there are only three cinemas now. They are Denkikan, Shochiku, Shineparadaisu.
    Shinshigai Denkikan
  • Namikizaka
    • Namikizaka is a part without the arcade of Kamitori.
    • Old and new various shops stand in a row along the street. For example, Import old clothes and sundry goods shops, record shop, Japanese-style confectionery shop, secondhand bookstore, musical instrument shop. It is the way where a lot of youths gather.
  • Kaminoura-dori This street lies in the north of Kamitori, p arallel east side of Namikizaka-dori. F ashionable people , particular young, pay atte ntion to it!!
  • Okusu-do ri an d Show er-dori
    • Okusu-dori is in bac k of Kamitori. It stems from big camp hor tre e . This street has sixteen big cam phor tree row.
    • S hower-dori i s in the south of Shimo-tori. In case of sunny day, sunlight filtering down through the tree s, rai ny day, rain   pours on like a shower !!    
  • San nenzaka- dor i and Sh iromicho-dori
    • Sannenzaka-dori has a slope. This street also has nice scene.
    Siromicho-dor i is c ro ss with Shimo-to ri. I n thi s s tree t, their ob ject i s “E nvir on m e nta l to wn”
  • Ginza-dori
    • T his street is cros s with Shim o-tori . This is long street, so there are m any stores to eat and drink.
    • T hese stre ets are crowd when i t get dark. If you want to go there, please vi sit at night!
    Saka ba- d o ri and Kur abu-dori