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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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Early evening wander

After a big day of aquarium, Osaka castle and Osaka castle park, though we would finish off with a visit to Dontonbori. Being cheapskates decided to access via the JR spur line... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a shopping precinct, good if you want to experience the hustle and bustle of a shopping area. There are many people and lots of shops, but I didn't find the prices to be cheap at all.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of people, shops, and restaurants as expected. The sign was a bit underwhelming. Go early with young children as it was crowded and a bit difficult to navigate.

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best for nightlife. Many entertainment place for food hunter, shopping,lightning buildings, gaming and many more. When i come here there a concert near the river, its very awesome and entertain. This area very big to walk

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a big day of aquarium, Osaka castle and Osaka castle park, though we would finish off with a visit to Dontonbori. Being cheapskates decided to access via the JR spur line so we could use our JR passes .. which means a few extra minutes walking, but even with the kids in tow it wasn't a big deal. Definitely... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Endless amount of food and shopping here. I got this gigantic cotton candy cost abour $6.00 USD, but it was bigger than the size of my head! Lots to see !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So so many shops around with a lot of atmosphere ! Great photo opportunity !! Worth the visit. Pretty easy to get to and lots to eat also !

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came to Dotonbori twice, and I think it's needed, first to marvel at the spectacle of it, take pictures and grab some food, then a second chance to take more time to enjoy what's around it. We went in the evening and yes, it is incredibly busy! sometimes difficult to move, but then it's a tourist attraction, so it's... More 

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Daejeon, South Korea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came here because everyone says to. It was fine. People, shops, restaurants and the neon sign. It's nice. Safe. Not very exciting if you're alone, though.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good place for food - so many varieties, shopping and just for the experience of being with people of different nationalities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For those who loves food, that's where you should be. At night that's where the action is; till dawn. Large varieties of clothing shops too, reasonable prices.. Have Fun!

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