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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to visit, best place for neon's, many different choices for lunch / dinner, malls, small shops, close to metro station. Interesting but crowded !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth the visit, but be prepared for massive crowds every day of the week. Great street food and great opportunity for pictures of amazing signs. Definitely go at night and don't miss out on the Glico running man. Also attached to Shinsaibashi shopping arcade. I recommend shopping in the afternoon at Shinsaibashi and then heading over to Dotonbori at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can get almost everything there! Food, shopping, sightseeing! My best meal and best shopping was at this stretch!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Area very happening at night with light and heaps of place to shop and dine. Very interesting too for people watching. A must visit when you are at Osaka. Preferable if you stay at hotel nearby!

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