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Dotonbori

Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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The heart of Osaka nightlife, this area is filled with theaters, restaurants, cafes, bars, arcades and nightclubs.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don't know what so special this picture is. But mostly all people who come always take a picture in this spot. Nice view would be at night. It's a hectic area starting from 9.00 am - 10.00 pm. Many people come to do some...More

Thank nuningloft
Reviewed yesterday

Loved walking around the Dotonbori river and seeing all the lights. The Japanese version of Times Square! Lots of shopping, food, people and everything else the heart of a city has. Beautiful photo spot also :)

Thank gw95
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Too many tourists and it's so hot & musty! This is the center for Osaka, if you are looking for nightlife and shopping then this is where you want to stay. Also there's a plenty of restaurant but we can't find any Halal restaurant and...More

Thank ReeNa E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing place for food and drinks. Great restaurants and bars. Must go, take some time to explore, especially impressive in the evening.

Thank Globetrotter5389
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a very centred location for eating and shopping with widely variety. You are suggested to wear a pair of comfort shoes and bring a big enough backpack or shopping bag and also with a full charged smartphone.

Thank ErikSHMa
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dotonbori is the most popular shopping area in Osaka for good reasons. It has thousands of places to eat, shop, see, and enjoy yourself. While visiting Osaka, we came almost every night. The food ranges from local delicacies like kani (crab), Fugu (puffer fish), to...More

Thank Radiate2357
Reviewed 2 days ago

Here, you will experience the busy life in Osaka and get to see different characters along the way. You will find shops and restaurants that are unique and quaint.

Thank mariedls
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the oldest place in Osaka shops around here open all the night. You can find any thing you want eat, drink, dress, clothese, book and many many osaka original goods. This is the best place I like in Osaka. You can...More

Thank bigbhai2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The vibe of this place is crazy. Well worth a visit. Lots of options for eating and shopping. We enjoyed it more than areas of Tokyo.

Thank LizM26
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So much food to choose from. So busy but it is the place to go. Consider spending a few hours here and don't be tempted by the first thing u see.

Thank Ollie J
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Lim J
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Dendy W | Reviewed this property |
I think osaka and kyoto or all of japan is a beautiful place. So u can visit anytime u see fit for your activity or interest. It is most beautiful when the Sakura flower blossoming. It is the golden weeks. From osaka to... More
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Mervyn T
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Jazziv | Reviewed this property |
Walking is good option because Dotonbori is in the middle of Namba subway station 5 mins walk) and Nippombashi subway station(7 mins walk). You may check Google map or get a map from the hotel.
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Mervyn T
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Response from Corihi | Reviewed this property |
I only saw one public restroom which was pretty "crude". On the women's side, there was only one stall with no toilet paper. We could actually see into the men's side (at the urinal) while waiting in line. I spotted the... More
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