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All reviews tsutenkaku tower spa world katsu tennoji zoo pachinko parlours cheap eats eye view photo opportunity japanese style lots of restaurants food shops walk around nice place to visit amusement park worth a visit namba area denden town
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tower is worthwhile going if sightseeing is your kind of thing. Some nice shops reasonable price around the area and below the tower. There is a portrait drawing which I would recommend if you are not in a rush. The area is a bit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank thereviewertc
Reviewed 3 days ago

Average food street with an okay variety of Japanese food, nothing more in my opinion. Could visit if you are at SPAWORLD

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jevanSG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being such a touristy place, visit those restaurants which usually have a queue or with more Japanese. Got con by a corndog store , the corndog sausage was like only 1.5"-2" "LONG" for that 6"+/- corndog.................................... not really worth visiting imho.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Defelio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This area was created in the 1912 to showcase how modern Osaka was to the outside world. There is a tall steel structure called Tsutenkaku Tower, which was meant to be similar to the Eiffel tower. The area is a little bit run down and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 588phis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smallish and oldish downtown area in Osaka. Maybe there isn't so much to see but if you are in the neirbourhood you can always have a lunch.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shinsekai was directly across the main road form our hotel so very easy to access. It comprises many larger and smaller streets and alleys full or restaurants, shops and souvenirs shops as well as amusement arcades for adults. The best time to visit is in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out to as it was the meeting point for a Cycle Osaka Meeting point. So glad we did as this area on its own under and around the world expo tower was so worth exploring! Very quirky neighbourhood! We really enjoyed it! Only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roara74
Reviewed 9 December 2018

For a smallish tower, they sure channel you through a long barrage of buying isles. A bit seedy but the feel just outside the main drags is authentic. Also right by the zoo!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tatyee
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Not good for kids ;however, for adult that will be fun as kind of freedom! You can find many vintage shops and many bars of“Shouwa-retro”. Price range is cheap. Recommend for adult only! Especially mans will love it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank onichan8yuki
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Place is near the train station. Beside the Tennoji zoo actually. As we walk around, we saw a lot of Japanese restaurants selling skewer. It is very nice at night when all the signboards light up.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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