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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many good restaurants and storefronts for taking pictures. I love going here at night so all of them would open.

Thank Khac-Quan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dominated by Billiken, the God of the tower, this area is a little seedy, we saw our first homeless people in Japan. Totally wacky signs for restaurants and shops, this used to be home of Pachinko parlors and now is a kids hangout at night....More

Thank 667maryanns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited during the day, had sushi at a local restaurant. It's a very different experience from other areas we've visited in Japan. Definitely worth visiting. We didn't go up in the tower but it's not necessary.

Thank gothamites
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I find this place too touristy which I don't quite like it. Furthermore, I noticed a lot of the restaurant staff are touting tourists and I don't like it as well. Maybe it is just me.

Thank aaong86
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is another area for shopping and dining. Not too touristy but quite popular. Nice place to walk around at night and enjoy the colorful atmosphere. Not so crowded as Dotonbori. We used the metro and exited at the Ebisucho station. Near Tennoji park, zoo...More

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It was my 2nd trip to Japan and Shinsekai literally blew my mind. Its like another world, nothing like the Japan that I know. I will visit this place again for sure if I return to Osaka.

Thank littlemissylate
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Fascinating area to wander round - lots of brightly coloured restaurants, food stalls, as well as a few tourist gift shops, but it doesn’t feel too touristy. The area has a slightly faded and retro feeling to it - it’s quite different from other areas...More

Thank sunstarrr
Reviewed 25 September 2018

this is a nice street full of good people, where you can find a lot of things. there are a lot of food stall that sell tasty snack and food. you can also just enjoy the atmosphere by strolling down the road by drinkin a...More

Thank YunusAmat
Reviewed 15 September 2018

What Akihabara is to Tokyo, Shinsekai is to Osaka. This place let's you feel like you just stepped into Blade Runner's Los Angeles. While you are wondering who is a replicant and who is still human, head up to the tower for a few pictures....More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Shinsekai has a lot to offer, there were many stores around the area. We went there early and there was almost no one, like a ghost town. There weren't much tourists around in the noon. There were a lot of homeless people around and it...More

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Christina L
13 November 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.
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John H
4 August 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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