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Address: 3-1 Kinseicho, Kagoshima 892-8601, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-227-6111

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Highly expensive!

Lots of shops, very attentive and helpfull staff, expensive merchandise of high-quality. The restaurants were closed for refurbishment…

Reviewed 28 April 2015
Tanaka G
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Endless window shopping. If pocket is very very deep, you will never end buying everything. Take a rest at some interesting cafe or sweets shop, and shop again. If shopping is not in your agenda, am sure that the walking will help you burn the excess calories in you. Have fun in this excellent place.

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San Francisco Bay Area (CA)
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 585 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Comprehensive mall. There are passage ways that take you around and about. You can lose your direction pretty quick, but then if you're in a mall, that is not all bad. There is a "food court" in the sub-ground floor. Lots of great opportunities. Beware, most are rather expensive. We found a couple of shaved-ice nooks on the ground floor.... More 

1 Thank SFBayAreaTrekker
Kagoshima, Japan
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

"Yamakataya Kagoshima" is a Southern Japan's largest department store. Its Founded in 1751, most of the current of the main store has been built in around 1917 ~ 1950. The first floor and the second floor has left at the time of the atmosphere.

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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Lots of shops, very attentive and helpfull staff, expensive merchandise of high-quality. The restaurants were closed for refurbishment…

Thank Tanaka G
Victoria, Canada
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65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This well known shopping mecca is housed in a beautiful stone building near a multitude of other shopping arcades and stores. The overall footprint is not huge, but nice and manageable with a good selection and reasonable prices, especially some lovely dishware and cookware on the household goods floor. The basement has a good assortment of fresh foods, bento and... More 

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