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1-10-2 Dotombori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most famous icon of Osaka. One of the must visit places. The surrounding is very nice and pleasant due to the different signboards and restaurants/shops along the canal. When you come here at night, it is nice to take photos with the brightly lit...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

For a sign? Of a running man? Next to a crossing that the population of Melbourne was trying to cross at the same time Thank God it was sunset for a pro here.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Jemkh
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

This sign is an iconic landmark of Osaka. It has thousands of lights and has become a point of reference. Yo can see it from the Ebisu bridge.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank MTorre
Reviewed April 24, 2019

what's the fuss about a sometimes half-lit signboard of a 'running man'? admittedly, it's old (since 1935 in its first version), but so what? absolutely overrated, imho!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gl0ugl0u
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

I dont think you'd be doing Osaka justice if you haven't visited this sign. In My opinion it's great to see but a let down at the same time as it's surrounded with other advertisements.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I wouldn’t recommend coming here just to get a snap with the sign as the area is really crowded both day and night. However if you’re in the area for shopping and eating then you might as well tick it off the list.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 88irisa
Reviewed January 7, 2019

I've no idea why everyone comes here to take a picture with the Glico man sign, so we had to as well! Its just an iconic site and a super busy area which runs by the canal. There are tons of restaurants so you can't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AnakinVan
Reviewed December 31, 2018

This must be the most photographed sign in Japan! Won't miss it if you are in the Doutonbori area right by the river.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

This is THE iconic landmark of Osaka. A must place to visit, so you can check off the list. The surrounding is very nice and pleasant due to the different signboards and restaurants/shops along the canal.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 588phis
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Random pick for lunch at one of the Japanese small restaurant near the Glico huge signboard at Dotomburi Osaka. It’s a small place. Select your dish using the vending kiosk outside the restaurant, pay for it and walk in to get a seat. Servers will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank WinnieN107
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