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Minami (Namba)

Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“neon lights” (23 reviews)
“shopping area” (19 reviews)
“great shopping” (14 reviews)
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Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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"neon lights"
in 23 reviews
"shopping area"
in 19 reviews
"great shopping"
in 14 reviews
"kani doraku"
in 6 reviews
"den den town"
in 7 reviews
"busy area"
in 6 reviews
"night life"
in 11 reviews
"crab"
in 12 reviews
"lots of restaurants"
in 9 reviews
"famous glico"
in 7 reviews
"shop till you drop"
in 6 reviews
"ramen"
in 12 reviews
"running man"
in 7 reviews
"glico man"
in 12 reviews
"walk around"
in 8 reviews
"street food"
in 12 reviews
"octopus"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area is surrounded with high end shops on one side of Dotonbori, touristy shops in the middle and filled with authentic Japanese shops, eateries and high street fashion. It’s a great place to come and shop, experience some local delights but the area comes...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love everything about namba! Fun crowd, amazing food and near shopping districts. I would definitely go back!

Thank Bianca T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Namba is the heart of shopping-Osaka. Also the neighbouring Dotombori streets are full of upscale brandname shops. Mido-suji avenue-partially covered-has shops like " Dolce and Gabbana, Prada, Nike, Apple Store, Tiffany's " and many others . Restaurants, cafés, department stores are everywhere. Husbands : keep...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Daytime or Nighttime, it doesn’t matter !!!! You will be nicely serving. Full of people are queuing at restaurants to eat in or to take away but you will be full of nice memories by what they offering coz Osaka’s food is one the most...More

Thank Ludovic S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You need a whole day for this place; bring empty stomachs and full wallets. There are so many quirky little shops selling the weirdest things to octopus balls outlets with nimble fingers flipping those balls with lightning speed and two thin sticks! Most places do...More

Thank vbm6
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone comes here when visiting Osaka. It encompasses Dotonbori Street, and all the fabulous arcades and shopping malls famous in this area. Marvel at the lights and the surreal displays of giant seafood adorning the buildings. Sorta like "Blade Runner" on steroids without the rain....More

Thank mikef888au
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one place full of shops and eateries full of tourist and locals. A great place to stroll in the evening so many choices of Japanese food and in the end it's still hard to decide.

Thank Swan L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This neighborhood is crazy and overcrowded, but you have everything’s you want! First the neighborhood is impressive and very nice to walk around. Then, it’s the perfect place to find some little cup of tea and other souvenirs as there are some shops for restaurant,...More

Thank Jérôme T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes this is one of the most crowded place in Osaka. However, if you don't mind the crowd, it's good to visit since there are so many shopping places and interesting things to see. Many good restaurants too.

Thank Rinyapat J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

TOOOO CROWDED.... seriously crowded... too many people. it feels like im not in japan. Road gets dirty and not so pleasant

Thank Charissa M
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lightningbacon
18 April 2018|
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Response from sayvonna | Reviewed this property |
some at 9pm and some at 10pm..
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Shafira A
17 December 2017|
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Response from semanticvision | Reviewed this property |
I have been using Google Maps and you can pick the routs with only JR connection. However, some very short local connections maybe you want to consider spent extra Yen to save time taking a longer, multiple connections... More
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Vanessa S
7 June 2017|
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Response from rbzmiso1 | Reviewed this property |
Try DenDen town. Got a variety of electronic shops there.
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