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Address: Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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The heart of Osaka nightlife, this area is filled with theaters,...

The heart of Osaka nightlife, this area is filled with theaters, restaurants, cafes, bars, arcades and nightclubs.

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Crowded place for food and shopping

many many food shop there with very long queue, brand name shops same as another shopping arcade. nice view along the canal

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved hanging around Dotonbori at night just all those lights and food shops. Quite an international interesting venue with shows on the side of the river some nights. Diverse restaurants and drug stores where you can shop or just fill your stomach with a wide range of yummy food !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

many many food shop there with very long queue, brand name shops same as another shopping arcade. nice view along the canal

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything you can find and joy in the shop. You can eat several good food that you have to try, take a picture with glico sign, shopping with great price in osaka and good for meeting with others.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Let's face it, it is a bustling centre or activity. Crowded lots of lights and an energetic place. But that's about all. We did eat there as we had a large group of 8 and the food was cafeteria style. Fast and cheap but not a high standard. Be aware that smoking is allowed in many eating places which is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bright lights, unique food, lots to see. A must see if you're in the area. And go check out the Glico man.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Basically is a food paradise. It's big and with few entrances. If you love food, this will be a good choice for you. Food from 100¥~1000¥. Up to your choice. Nothing special, basically selling the same thing just different store.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love how the whole street comes alive at night. It's a very touristy place but good place for photos and some shopping. But there was one restaurant we went to which served bad and overpriced food.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dotonbori brought out the beauty of Osaka at night with the rivers and neon lights at night. A food heaven which many famous street foods are found here.It comes alive at night with many tourists either sampling local delights,shopping or sight seeing. Those restaurants along the river bank not only offer good food and sitting around watching people crossing and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here at 10pm on a Thursday night expecting it to be quiet, but it was completely buzzing!! So many people. Great atmosphere, definitely one of the highlights of Osaka!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is a lot of Japan to experience right here. Local eats and shops. Great place to hang for a day or two but then its time to adventure to other sites.

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