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Address: Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
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Food central

There are so many restaurants here that it was actually quite hard for us to choose one to go to. Lots of photography opportunity here as the restaurants are highly decorated to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Khiam Yeong H
Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thought it would be a good place to visit at night as recommended by some tripadvisors, ended up was a disappointment.

Thank Stepfenia
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are so many restaurants here that it was actually quite hard for us to choose one to go to. Lots of photography opportunity here as the restaurants are highly decorated to draw attention to them.

Thank Khiam Yeong H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Cheap local bar "Nonki" in "don don yokocho, in Shin Sekai. open from early morning even weekend Only local guys, but food was very tasty and cheap. Strongly recommend to step in! 新世界のどんどん横丁にある「のんき」という立ち飲み屋 安いけど何を頼んでも美味い! 地元のおっちゃんで朝から混み合ってますが、勇気を出して入ってみるべし。

Thank PP_suzuki
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sought out Shinsekai because it was listed as one of the places to visit when in Osaka. We went at night. It was the beginning of December so maybe it was "off-season" for tourism but it was pretty dead. We went around 9:00pm but we read that it "really came alive at night". It was a nice walk. Many places... More 

Thank FirstHandTravelAgent
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fun looking district with beautiful and interesting décor buildings/shops. Crowded with tourists (both local and foreign). Many small restaurants selling one of Osaka's best known specialties, the kushikatsu (is a Japanese dish of deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables). Worth a visit

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Shinsekai. Somehow disappointed as there was not much crowd. We went on a public holiday and not much locals were there. The only good experience was our lunch at Kushikatsu Lunch where we tasted local Osaka cruisine.

Thank ccheewah
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area used to be a little theme park neighbourhood designed after New york's Coney Island. I loved the atmosphere of gone glory but still fun. Loved to get op the tower, where you can actually see what shinsekai used to be like. One of Osaka's must sees in my opinion

Thank americagirl22
Port Perry, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a busy area with cool markets to buy souveniers & a lot of food places to choose from to eat. Definitely worth checking out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It is a fabulous place to have dinner. The Tsutenkaku tower is very near. Most restaurants are decorated in Japanese style, especially if you come at night this area is decorated with lights and paper lanterns. It is very charming indeed. Many of them are tents which I love. Most restaurants sell kushikatsu which is deep fried skewered meat and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Kushikatsu, yakiniku and dashi-udon.....there're many various delicious foods, especially cheap and safety, and clarks are almost friendly. Lovely town!

Thank teyinyang

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