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Address: Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
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Good place to eat

Its a lane full of eateries, which was located near to our hostel. Many of them offer Japanese cuisine. Also it houses the Tsukenkaku Tower and the Tennoji Zoo. Visit during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mangalore, India
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Singapore, Singapore
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shinsekai just reminds us of an old and forgotten attraction next to Dotonbori. We went there in the evening and the crowd was just... well... pathetic. Almost deserted at most parts. Sad really. We plan for a hour of visit and even then... it was too much time allocated. I would say.. stop by only if you have the time.... More 

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Mangalore, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a lane full of eateries, which was located near to our hostel. Many of them offer Japanese cuisine. Also it houses the Tsukenkaku Tower and the Tennoji Zoo. Visit during evenings.

Thank mgprabhu
KL, Malaysia
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494 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a tourist trap, but definitely worth visiting, especially at night, for the great view (and photo op) of the Tsukenkaku tower. Plenty to eat (if you're after a fugu gourmet experience, this would be the place to try it at not overly inflated prices). And if you're there late and not quite sure what to do after... More 

Thank IshDewyn
Shenley, United Kingdom
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351 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area near the tower reminds me of an old fashioned sea side resort with shooting games that win cheap prizes and tacky shops selling cheap souvenirs.

Thank Ross B
Singapore, null, Singapore
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33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mainly went there for Kushikatsu Daruma but had a hard time looking for it since 80% of the eateries there are selling Kushikatsu. Thought of strolling there after dinner but there was nothing much. Thus set off to our next destination immediately after dinner.

Thank tinglebellz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and vast area to explore, full of shops and restaurants, I would advise to go on the weekend and by evening as it's more crowded and there is this gorgeous show of lights and billboards like you never seen before! so many good restaurants to choose from, they will literally try to pull you inside sometimes lol

Thank fraimpe83
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181 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is near the Tsutenkaku Tower, so if you are in the area you can wonder around. It looks like an old area with a lot of restaurants with big giant fishes/octopus/crabs on top of the doors. There is also a lot of food street sellers. It's good place to have lunch or dinner. There are lots of “machine” shops/arcades... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very different Osaka. Old school. Imaging Japan Art Deco. Tower Knives is a must. Easy to get to and from

Thank DMS123
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food options here. A short train ride away from the busy shopping areas in Namba, Shinsekai is a breath of fresh air.

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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shinsekai reminds you are of electrifying 70-80s, where bell bottoms, colourful neon lights, loud music and over the top dressing were in trend. Probably for those who visited Japan during those times, this was what they experienced. And probably the typical Japan that some western movies still depicts this modern country to be like (like the old trishaw and junk... More 

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