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Dotombori, Dotombori

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Whether the lights, the entertainment, or the food draws you to Dotombori, visit this lively, colorful street to see downtown Osaka. Running along a canal, with promenades on either side and bright, neon signs illuminating the area, this street offers hundreds of restaurants and street food options. Serving as a theater district since the 17th century, the area offers entertainment ranging from traditional puppet theater to multiplex movie theaters. See Dotombori and all Osaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Osaka travel planner.
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  • Must of us probably have the perception of the Japanese of being very polite, introverted and not necessarily much outgoing or to life-embracing. While many of tose traits may be true for a majority.....  more »
  • This is a great place to go at night as the lights are awesome . It was very busy when we went, but that added to the excitement of it all. Great variety of food and easy to access from public...  more »
  • Dotombori was one of the 'must sees' on our visit to Osaka and to really enjoy it we went for the bright lights and a night time visit. Although named from the canal - Dotomobori-Gawa - there is also....  more »

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