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Address: 2 Osakajo, Chuoku, Osaka 540-0002, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6942-5511
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Too low to get a good view

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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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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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rotterdam
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95 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 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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283 reviews 283 reviews
64 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 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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11 attraction reviews
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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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