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Address: Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Description: The heart of Osaka nightlife, this area is filled with theaters...
The heart of Osaka nightlife, this area is filled with theaters, restaurants, cafes, bars, arcades and nightclubs.
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It's the place to fill up your stomach with good food

After finishing the long street of Shinsaibashi, Dotonbori is right in front of you. Dotonbori is where lots of restaurants and eateries are located. I would suggest walking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Dotonburi is a nice area to explore the food while in osaka and a nice walk area along shinsaibashi for shopping

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great district for tourist and locals alike. So many shops, restaurants, cafe shops and things to see and taste. Always very busy.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

After finishing the long street of Shinsaibashi, Dotonbori is right in front of you. Dotonbori is where lots of restaurants and eateries are located. I would suggest walking around the area and browse all varieties first and decide what attracts you. Visiting there once is not enough to taste all the goodies!

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Waipahu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

stores upon stores upon stores - a shopper's paradise! bring your walking shoes - not for the faint of heart! and bring lots of yen. LOL

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singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Amazing place ! All lighted up! juz so crowded, with lots of tourist! everyone hosting in for the best angle shot of Gilco man, even in the rain! Love this place!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a fun and happy place as it is full of great food outlets. You can virtually sample of the fine Japanese food in one small area. The food ranges from Kobe beef, giant crabs, puffer fish, sushi, yakatori, takoyaki, okonomoyaki, freshly baked cheesecakes, popcorn etc etc.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The heart of Osaka seems to be Dontonobori in Namba, were we stayed for 6 days last month. It was filled with different restaurants and shopping and was the place for nightlife with the neon signs and activities of local and tourists alike. I was glad we had the full 6 days to explore, as there is much to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

So many stores (I bought black Nikes), lots of restaurants (we went to the best dumpling place twice, many dessert places), busy, fast-paced, must go back!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

So lively and crowded (in a good way). The ambience is just amazing. So many nice shops and interesting things to see. I also tried the famous takoyaki and it was AMAZING especially when you eat in the middle of winter day. I will definitely go back to this place.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is definitely a place to come around night time when it gets dark. The lights and signage glimmers thoughout the street. On the south side of the river there are a variety of little shops serving a range of food in small proportions (for me it is). On the north side of the river there are a number of... More 

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Address: Address: Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka

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