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Address: Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6840-1020
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US$27.02*
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Osaka Walking Tour
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US$75.86*
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Small-group Kansai Soul Tour in Osaka including Japanese Snacks

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Nice view of Tsutenkaku Tower

Shinsekai is located near Dobutsuen-mae station (exit 5) and Tsutenkaku Tower, the symbol of Naniwa. Would recommend to visit here in the evening after the sun sets. Came in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
mxxxli
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shinsekai is located near Dobutsuen-mae station (exit 5) and Tsutenkaku Tower, the symbol of Naniwa. Would recommend to visit here in the evening after the sun sets. Came in the afternoon and there was nothing much to do here besides dining... But I'd recommend visiting the nearby Abeno Market Park Q's Mall for shopping! Just two metro stations away :)

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Lots of shops and restaurants ...especially the "mom/pops" stores that makes it more personal and special....I LOVE IT!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

New World -Shinsekai is not really 'new', in fact it is an old quarter in Osaka. Interesting place with a lot of old shops and eateries in the Shinsekai area.

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to the Shinsekai area for lunch and to see the Tsūtenkaku Tower. It was packed with restaurants and shopping, and very crowded.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was one of the first places I wandered around in Japan. Of course at the moment, I thought it was the coolest thing ever. However, after you start to experience more of Japan, you'll see that it's a lot like thousands of other shopping areas. It does have some fun stores (I spent a lot of time at a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Just a short walk from the Subway Station. Once you exit, you get to see a stunning view of Tsutenkaku Tower. Many shops were closed, so we decided to eat at the restaurant nearest to the Tsutenkaku Tower which is a Sushi Restaurant: Rokusen We ordered Fugu (Pufferfish) Hotpot + Fugu Sashimi + Sushi Set Price was 6,000 Yen Per... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

It seems to be a place where you can see the everyday Osaka life. You get to eat street foods, visit small street shops and see local drunk people. I think most of the restaurants in this area offer English menu.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We went at around 7pm and most of the shops were closed. Tsutenkaku Tower was dark. We didn't bother walking further down and just turned and walked down Denden Town street.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

At first glance it looks like a mini dotonbori food street. However, most of the stalls are selling skewers which are in my opinion the least impressive food choice of the otherwise very impress Japanese cuisine. I do not recommend for tourists to go to this place. It seems pretty popular among the locals for some reason.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We walked here fro Abeno Harukas.....not sure if we should have but we had a free day. Interesting place with the Hitachi Tower floating above the shops.

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