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Dotonbori, Osaka

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Whether the lights, the entertainment, or the food draws you to Dotonbori, visit this lively, colorful street to see downtown Osaka. Running along a canal, with promenades on either side and bright, neon signs illuminating the area, this street offers hundreds of restaurants and street food options. Serving as a theater district since the 17th century, the area offers entertainment ranging from traditional puppet theater to multiplex movie theaters. See Dotonbori and all Kita has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kita travel planner.
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  • You will be able to find a good selection of street food here. Restaurants are also abundant. A good place to go shopping. Can be a little crowded sometimes. One can enjoy the neon lights at night.  more »
  • Went to Kuromon market and walked up to Dotonduri and boy was it a true osaka experience.... from tasting different fresh seafoods from sea urchins to crabs to shopping goods and souvenirs, dotonbori ...  more »
  • We were staying nearby Dotonbori area and it is so convenient to walk around this area. It was a rainy day and unable to walk free and thus ended up to visit all the shops around this area. There are ...  more »
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