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Dotombori District, Osaka

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Whether the lights, the entertainment, or the food draws you to Dotombori District, 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 District and all Osaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Osaka travel planner.
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  • We strolled through the district in the night and had a fantastic time. The street food vendors and little shops were time well spent. I highly recommend trying one of the crab restaurants and the...  more »
  • Walk around and your senses will be treated with different sights, sounds and smell. There are a lot of places for shopping, trying out Japanese food and photo opportunity. Sept. 2017  more »
  • This many people in such small space. We were worried. There are many strange noises that we did not hear in any other places  more »

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