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Address: 2 Osakajo, Chuoku, Osaka 540-0002, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6942-5511
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Taking a boat through the Osaka rivers seemed like a good idea. And overall it is not too bad. But there are two factors which might let you skip this ride. First, the boats are... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2014
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Hong Kong Region, China
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

In about late-March to early-April, there would be plenty of Sakura along the river !! Thats just way too great!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Advertised as a river cruise to see the city with English commentary. Not worth a single yen! The boat goes around a very small distance of waterway with constant Japanese commentary then interjects for about 4 minutes total in English - of which half is explaining the features of the boat and not what you are seeing. Leant nothing about... More 

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Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

We looked foreward to this boat-trip. It was the last thing we were supposed to do together before we go back home the day after. We arrived in last minute before departure, but enough to reach the boat. However we was totally ignored by the young lady in duty at the ticket office. She prefered to look at other directions... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Taking a boat through the Osaka rivers seemed like a good idea. And overall it is not too bad. But there are two factors which might let you skip this ride. First, the boats are extremely low and therefor your sightlines are quite poor, so forget seeing much more than water and the underparts of buildings. Second the air conditioning... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Boring, boring, boring ! Did a supposed 1 hour cruise through the waterways of Osaka. The English tannoyed audio was difficult to hear given the loud air conditioner on board and as for sights to see, there was one grey building after another grey building....... Don't waste your time !

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This was an interesting idea, but it turned out to be more of a boat ride than an actual sightseeing tour. The brochure touts it as a sightseeing tour of one of Osaka's rivers. The ride takes about 50-60 minutes and goes by very quickly. We expected to be able to actually see some landmarks, and there are some that... More 

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Address: Address: 2 Osakajo, Chuoku, Osaka 540-0002, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6942-5511
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka

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