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Minami (Namba)

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Address: Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Shops, shops shops

If you have a passion for shopping this is the place for you.there are miles and miles of shops. This place is high on energy excitment and crowds.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you have a passion for shopping this is the place for you.there are miles and miles of shops. This place is high on energy excitment and crowds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

You can find a lot of things in Namba. Food, bars/izakaya, different kinds of shops, and massage places. You can just walk around and find a place, or you can also do a research ahead to find a certain place if you'd like. I had takoyaki and okonomiyaki (which are must eat Osaka food) in Namba, and they were really... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Minami is host to a wide variety of bars, restaurants, cafes, clubs, drinking spots, live venues, and just great people watching spots! It also has a bit of a seedier vibe later on in the evening, which really adds to the charm of it. Many people like to start the evening off with a meal at Viento, then head down... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Namba is best when going at night time. All the restaurants open at that time and the lights and sight of the street at night is fascinating. Don't forget to go to Dotonburi street as it has really really good restaurants. Prices are decent and there is even the world's first conveyor belt sushi restaurant. There are arcades, karaoke, and... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Osaka is fun, fun, fun ... because of Namba. You can feel the excitement in the air just by walking along its streets. Sample the yummy street food. Shop whatever your budget, shops offer high-end and bargains. But whatever you do, do not fail to buy the famous Pablo cheesecake -- really to die for, shop located near the bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great shopping during the day or night upto 8pm and fantastic lights. Restaurants and things to see aplenty.never get bored here that is for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is where you want to start when in Osaka. The shopping is great, the food choices are great, and everything is within walking distance. If you want to do something touristy, you can walk all the way to Dotonbori and see the crab and Glico man. If you want the quiet side of Namba, go to the area behind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Very happy that I chose to stay in this area - lots of great places to stroll, shop and eat, easy access to transportation. Dotonbori, America-mura, Shinsaibashi markets are all here. The people watching is excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

neon lights, great food, picturesque views, namba(dotonbori) is the place to be. Tons of places to eat and food choices

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

perfect for food and shopping . u can get almost anything for shopping. so many shops and restaurants.

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