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What's a natural way of saying "Is it worth a visit?" in Japanese? Something like 「訪れ価値がある?」?

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Maybe you should revise your question to incorporate nuance. The phrasing you guess for the Japanese in your question is not grammatical. – virmaior May 1 '14 at 12:32
There are so many missing variables. A "visit" to a tourist spot? Someone's house? A foreign city? What will you do there? See something? Meet somebody? Talk some business? What "worth" do you seek? Profit? Satisfaction? Knowledge? Because you can't expect one-to-one translation... – broccoli forest Jan 29 at 11:34
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I'd say something like 行く意味ある?, 行った方がいい?, 行くべき?

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That sounds grammatically correct but the nuance is not what I was looking for.. – DaniG2k May 1 '14 at 12:14
@DaniG2k: If you are asking whether it's worth visiting an attraction etc., these are pretty standard ways of saying it – Enno Shioji May 1 '14 at 12:17
@DaniG2k Hmm... it could literally be translated as 行く/行ってみる(だけの)価値/[値打]{ねう}ち(が)ある?or 訪れる(だけの)価値/値打ち(が)ある?etc., but EnnoShoji's sentences sound more natural to me... (or maybe it depends on the context, formality, etc.?) – user1016 May 1 '14 at 13:30

I don't know how (un)natural it might sound, but what about かい/がい (甲斐)?

  • {来訪, 訪問}のし甲斐がある
  • {訪ね、訪れ}甲斐
  • 甲斐のある{来訪, 訪問}
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Yes I like this a lot more. Like 旅行のし甲斐がありますか? – DaniG2k May 1 '14 at 15:35
Sounds too "translated". Not the native speakers' natural word choice. – l'électeur May 3 '14 at 0:30
@TokyoNagoya: Hence the part where I said, I don't know how (un)natural it might sound. – istrasci May 4 '14 at 0:26



Would I be satisfied if I go?

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