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Address: 7-13, Soemoncho, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0084, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6441-0532
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Relaxing Trip

River Cruise is a very pleasant and relaxing experience and all of us enjoyed it. We could enjoy a different view of Dontobori and the view is pretty in the evening. The ride... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2015
Melaka, Malaysia
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Hong Kong, China
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Tonbori River Cruise is totally worth the money! The view along the river banks are spectacular! The cruise ticket kiosk is easy to find and you can choose which time you want to take the river cruise. It takes around 20 minutes for the whole cruise trip. I would recommend to take the river cruise around evening time and... More 

Thank Sharonkhl
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47 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Went for the river cruise after the sun had set. It has a much better night view as compared to the day time I think! It also gave a more romantic feeling when all the lightings of the buildings in Dotonbori were on. It can be rather cold on the cruise. Do bring something extra to keep you warm. After... More 

Thank Bigfoot27
Melaka, Malaysia
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

River Cruise is a very pleasant and relaxing experience and all of us enjoyed it. We could enjoy a different view of Dontobori and the view is pretty in the evening. The ride itself is about 20 minutes and there is a tour guide on the cruise to explain and introduce the tourist spot. The downside of it is he... More 

1 Thank villa827
Rockhampton, Australia
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268 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This cruise is a nice way to get some different views of Dotonbori, and operates both during the day and at night. We chose to do the evening cruise and found the views to be picturesque and good for taking photos. There is tour guide on board who points out and explains the various landmarks along the way, but unfortunately... More 

1 Thank Andyrock81
Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Cruising with the buildings on either side of you allowed for some great shots. There is also a variety of buildings styles to see! - The older types, the bright shopping area, restaurants and offices. It's totally worth a go if you've got the Osaka Amazing Pass!

Thank Genie W
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99 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

This cruise ride is included in Osaka Amazing Pass so I checked it out. The cruise drives along the Tonbori river. You get on a boat in the middle of Dotonbori area and the cruise take you to the end of both sides of the river. You will pass the hotel area and then an expensive restaurant area. It's a... More 

Thank dancingPP
Houston, Texas
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272 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Especially if you have the Osaka Amazing Pass, catch a ride on Tonbori River Cruise to fully capture the district's flashiness around the river! Although the enthusiastic guides do the tour explanation in Japanese, they often mix in a little English plus singing so you have an idea of what's going on and their energy are often enough to get... More 

2 Thank Jay Y
Grafton, Australia
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155 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

This cruise does give an overview of the night lights along the river though there is nothing you couldn't see with a stroll along the paths following the banks of the the river. The commentary is basically completely in Japanese although the young guides in pith helmets do appear entertaining. The idea of sitting on unsecured garden chairs on the... More 

Thank GraftonRiverguide
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127 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Do not hesitate to ride the Tonbori River Cruise . This s just located near the Dombori Eating Street. A good way to end a splendid dinner. Ride is about 20 minutes. You have to line up the wooden boardwalk under the big Buddha yellow signboard overhead. Ride last about 20 minutes, a guide will talk about the different bridges... More 

2 Thank dancingfeetManila
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Brought my children for the cruise as they were looking for something to do. The whole trip was conducted in Japanese. It was abit boring for us adults but the children enjoyed it. As we purchased the Amazing Card for that day,the cruise was free for us. Not recommended to go in the day time as it is very hot... More 

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