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Address: Osaka, Osaka Prefecture

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Great shopping site in Osaka

Although very crowded during peak "sakura" season, we still enjoy shopping time here. Do not forget to try japanese food as there are plenty of mini restaurants with signature... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a upscale street market selling a wide range of stuff for about 500m long. Stuffs like electronic , coothes and souvenirs are easily available in this area. Very crowded especially after office hours. You may spend 1-2 hours to surrounding area because they are all interconnected.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We came here on a Golden week, very crowded, but worth it! We bought Pablo's cheesecake along the way. Almost all shops are on sale, too! It's nice to go here during night time after dinner at Dotonbori.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

simply love the energy! was there with a Japanese friend - we talked, laughed and eat till our tummy want to burst! best times ever in Shinsaibashi!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The Shinsaibashi is the largest shopping area in Osaka where many boutiques and specialty shops are gathered, attracting local people and visitors. The Shisaibashi has developed from the arcaded streets “Shinsaibashi Shopping Street” which runs east to Mido-Suji Avenue, is the best-known shopping area in Osaka, and an enduring symbol of the city. With a history of 380 years, it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Shinsaibashi is a best place for shopping compares with Shinjuku, Tokyo. But there were occupied by mainland Chinese. Most of the popular shops such as GU, ABC Mart are out of stocks. I heard Mandarin more than Japanese. And most of the Japanese staffs at the shops seems very rude and impolite to Chinese.

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Kuta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Although very crowded during peak "sakura" season, we still enjoy shopping time here. Do not forget to try japanese food as there are plenty of mini restaurants with signature dessert and snack such as green tea ice cream, mochi, tempura, takoyaki, etc.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We are staying in the cross hotel right outside shinsaibashi. There is a huuuuuge arcade going for 600 meters or so all covered, so if it's raining you can kill a day there. There are plenty of restaurants there from Asian style to Italian or western. There are the big name stores like Zara and h and m and heaps... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Walking through Shinsaibashi gives you a sense of the hustle and bustle of Osaka City Life with hundreds of shops selling anything and everything Japanese, with hundreds of Japanese restaurants serving virtually all kinds of Japanese Cuisine.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

Like Dotonbori this is a treat for the senses, well worth a walk about. Check both places out during the day and again at nighttime.

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Lublin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A shopping arcade full of shops both for tourists and with every day life necessities. Good shopping because it is a compact area and sellers are professional and in most cases eager to explain what is what.

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