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This is the area surrounding the Namba train station and also connects to the
famous Dotombori area.
There are lots of retail shops and food outlets here.
It is very lively here due to the foot traffic.
We were amazed with this area where you can find a variety of shops and restaurants. And what amazed us is that this strip continues up to the center of Osaka.
It has a festive atmosphere and lots of tourists and shoppers alike. Too bad...More
The area has a lot of dining options and I do mean a lot. The neon lights also attract people to the area. Personally, I found it yo be very crowded and touristy, i.e. full of Chinese tourists. I enjoyed the lights and lively atmosphere...More
This is the historic entertainment of Naniwa and there are many hostess bars dotted throughout. No worries, there's no sleaziness to the area vibe. A huge Don Quixote is there as well as many good small restaurants (grilled oysters, kobe beef, spanish, chinese, etc.) amazingly...More
Be prepared that there is going to be hordes and hordes of people with huge neon lights displaying food for sale in a huge selection of restaurants/ eateries - with Ramen, Soba and various seafood selections to choose from just to name a few.
We stayed locally which was great. If you love seafood this is where to eat! Most shops sell octopus balls, crabs, ramen, even spaghetti bars but be prepared to wait a lot! Some had really long queues proving how good they were! Being allergic to...More
I visited here during a recent stay in Osaka and found it to be a place with lots happening, great street food and some street entertainment (although I imagine this last aspect is somewhat hit or miss). The area has many interesting signs, lots of...More
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I have been using Google Maps and you can pick the routs with only JR connection. However, some very short local connections maybe you want to consider spent extra Yen to save time taking a longer, multiple connections... More
I have been using Google Maps and you can pick the routs with only JR connection. However, some very short local connections maybe you want to consider spent extra Yen to save time taking a longer, multiple connections choice, especially carrying large luggage’s.
Hi, need some help here. My first visit to japan and I choose osaka over tokyo as I heard that osaka is a generally slower pace city than tokyo. Month to travel: - in between 2nd to 15th jan 2013. Young couple travel. hotel near Nakatsu Station. Main objective of the trip: - Visit natural hot spring (primary) - Wayu Beef (primary) - Experience winter - Affordable local dishes - Some sight seeing Questions:  Since its winter period in Jan, sun set around 5pm, are there...More
December 09, 2012|
Singapore, null, Singapore
Tokyo itinerary Help! (6 Replies)
Hi all! I would be travelling to Japan next week and would like to ensure that everything is smooth. Am I putting too little in a day? Should I add more place per day? Day 1 Travelling from Narita to Kyoto, check in Hostel Visit Nishiki Market, Higashiyama District, Gion District Day 2 Fushimi Inari Shrine and Nara Day 3 Osaka, Shinseika and Minami Namba Day 4 Check out of Kyoto Hostel and proceed to Ikebukuro Visit malls at Ikebukuro Day 5 Tsukiji...More
February 27, 2015|
Kyoto 2 days and Tokyo 7 days seem a bit unbalanced, even if you are very much focused on Tokyo.
Please Help - 9 Days in Japan (5 Replies)
Planning to do the following. Is this possible or I'm dreaming too hard? Thanks in advance guys! Thinking of having this route: Osaka - Kyoto - Tokyo Osaka Feb 28 Eve @ Minami (Namba) Mar 1 @ Universal Studios Mar 2 @ Osaka Castle, Shi tennoji Temple, Shinsekai for lunch, Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine Mar 3 @ Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan in the morning then transfer to Kyoto via JR Express Line Kyoto Mar 3 @ Higashiyama for lunch, Kiyomizudera, Ginkakuji, Gion for dinner Mar 4 @...More
November 03, 2014|
Wow! I never knew there was a page for that. Thanks a lot!!