Japantown – For All Things You Love About Japan

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Of the many places and to see and explore, Japantown remains of the fundamental, known by other names such as Funayville, Little Osaka, J Town and Nihonmachi. Japantown is one of the oldest and largest enclaves of the Japanese in the United States. Located along Post Street, Japantown is made up of six square city blocks.

Home to a large number of Japanese restaurants, shops, hotels, banks, supermarkets and other oddities, this popular tourist attraction in San Francisco is a haven for all things Japanese. Find an array of items to be purchased from incense, automobile parts, collectables, arts and crafts, toys, cooking supplies, antiques, electronics, books, jewellery, clothing and so much more. Dining in Japantown is exotic, with culinary delights such as sushi, teppanyaki, dim sum, deep fried specialities and endless others. Acupuncture and traditional Japanese massages from spas are also among the favourite activities in this beautiful locality.

There are two festivals celebrated in Japantown, the first can be seen for a period of two weeks in April and is called the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, while the second is the Nihonmachi Street Fair that is held in August for duration of a week.

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