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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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  • This area is located along the canal and only 5 mins walk from Namba station. It is literally an explosion of colour, neon lights, street food, clubs, stores and bars. There are so many of the flashy....  more
    This area is located along the canal and only 5 mins walk from Namba station. It is literally an explosion of colour, neon lights, street food, clubs, stores and bars. There are so many of the flashy....  more »
  • very nice place to visit specially in evening so many shop for food and souvenir always crowded and connected with shinsaibashi shopping street. 
    very nice place to visit specially in evening so many shop for food and souvenir always crowded and connected with shinsaibashi shopping street.  more »
  • Went there for a second time. Our first time was in 2016. This tkmez the place looked dirty and sketchy Groups of foreigners staring at women walking while drinking and littering. Police was nowhere....  more
    Went there for a second time. Our first time was in 2016. This tkmez the place looked dirty and sketchy Groups of foreigners staring at women walking while drinking and littering. Police was nowhere....  more »

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