Dotombori District, Dotombori

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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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  • Fan of Blade Runner? Come here and you will see it for real. You must come at night though, it's far better.  more »
  • This place is everything that it seems to be. I went to Japan with the thought "shy" but these people know how to have fun, I had a great evening with my family during our visit, it's a great spot...  more »
  • The poster child of Osaka. Business area for everything, and l mean everything. From takoyaki to electric massage chair to drones. Everything is in here, so is everyone. Get ready for the human bumps.  more »

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