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Tonbori River Walk

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good51%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 15, 2018
“Bright lights ”
Sep 8, 2018
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Ebisubashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-4397-1277
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

It’s nice to walk along the river at night and to take in all the lights, sights and sounds. There are lots of elaborate signs to admire.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wombling_Free_7548
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We took a nice walk at night along the Dotonbori river. It was a hive of activity with lots of people especially the young. Plenty of food and shopping. Fascinating neon signs.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Great spot to walk along the water... an interesting perspective on all of the neon signage and crowds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorne_Alexandra
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This is arguably one of the most visually appealing river walks in the world especially at night when all the lanterns on both sides of the Dotonbori canal, the gigantic neon billboards and countless brilliant lights brighten the surroundings. Travelers can also take boat rides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank iluv2eatntravel
Reviewed April 7, 2018

This walk takes you along the Dotonbori River, and at night it is a great place to view the bright lights of the Dotonbori area. There are plenty of restaurants and hole-in-the wall food outlets along this walk. Make sure you sample some of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed January 13, 2017

There was so many options for food, we were situated a couple train rides away and still came here to eat each night we were in Osaka. It was amazing seeing all the crazy kinds of store fronts, everything was really visually interesting. The river...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Demi O
Reviewed July 15, 2015

We happened upon this quite by chance. We were in Osaka and had decided to go on the Tombori River Cruise, when we discovered that it was closed that night (July 13th). As it was our only chance, we decided to take a walk down...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Christopher W
Reviewed June 10, 2015

There's nothing elegant about Osaka's river walk; instead, it's kitschy and fun. On the Sunday we were there, groups of young musicians took turns performing doo wop and early 60s-style girl group music. Great fun! Line up for takoyaki (fried octopus balls) or noodles at...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank AnnieSantaFe
Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Just amazing how all the different shops billboard can be so intriguing and fun to watch. Everyone is watching everyone else

2  Thank Susan T
Reviewed October 25, 2014

Tired of shopping (or budget ran out from shopping?!) or simply want to relax and savor the sights of Osaka? This is a great place to go to walk through leisurely especially after a hearty Japanese meal. The place is very much alive at night...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank 126Susie
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