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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 Osaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Osaka travel planner.
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  • Lots of fun for a walk either day or night. (We did both)! Plenty of places to eat, but try someplace off the tourist route full of locals. It May not have an English menu out front, but probably will...  more »
  • There is a lot of shop shopping, but because of the famous relationship, there are too many people, and most of the food shops need to line up. And the attitude of the store is general. It's not worth it.
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  • On Saturday the crowds were amazing, and more tourists than the Japanese, might not seem very Japan. Osaka shop is pure feeling is interesting thank you so much poise, I'm tired.
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