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Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by Shinsekai mid afternoon so it wasn't too crowded yet and a number of establishments were still closed. Despite this, the place has a lot of fun buildings that makes for good photo opportunities. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Shinsekai is bursting with colors and just odd displays. It's a small area with so much to see and a lot of people come in and out of every store and restaurant. I went there in the afternoon and it was packed with so many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank TheOlliYouNeed
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun location to was around at night. It's all lit up with one end styled on Paris and the other end styled on Coney Island. Its also a hot spot for local food "Kushikatsu" you definitely want to try this whilst there,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
6  Thank itd-be-rude-not-to
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shinsekai didn't have the same hustle and bustle as Dotonbori. Was also warned to be a little bit more vigilant at this location but I did not observe any difference though. It appears a little bit 'tired' in comparison to Dotonbori but I guess you'll...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and this street alike selling same food. It is fried food and dip saurce. You must visit because it is really very local style street with big icon decorate restaurant.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the night near this area and visited here both in the evening and in the afternoon. You can eat well here. Our experience is contradictory. We ate tasty and inexpensive in “Kushikatsu Yokozuna Bekkan”. We were deceived in Tsurikichi (with the ship). Here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another bustling location to visit while in Osaka. Lots of food and other shops to spend all your money. Can get a bit repetitive, but we still loved it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank rooneys_travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time when I visit Osaka I always stay next to Shinsekai. This neighbourhood always tends to amaze me how tourist friendly, cheap and how one can get amazing glimpse of local resident lifestyle. Osaka is really a belly of Japan and you can definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank frozen_mochi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old school entertainment zone, some of the restaurants are great, at lunch time it can get a little busy and you'll have to wait in line to get a table, also you can find some cheap classic arcade joints

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Maurodrmmr
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

An interesting place to visit with lots of places to eat as well as tourist shops. There are plenty of good clothing shops with a wide range of T-shirt’s for tourists. We went mid morning and many of the shops weren’t open. It’s easily accessible...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Christina L
November 13, 2015|
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Response from cuteculturegirl | Reviewed this property |
I would tbink so it is a street area but maybe check with japanese tourist information centre they are extremely helpful.
John H
August 4, 2015|
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Response from Polomarco359 | Reviewed this property |
The distance between the nearest station from Shinsekai ; Ebis-Chou and the bridge over Doutonbori Canal is shorter than a mile. The problem is that too many people are walking. Each of them are on the same South-North... More
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