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Dotombori District, Osaka

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Whether the lights, the entertainment, or the food draws you to Dotombori District, 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 Dotombori District and all Osaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Osaka travel planner.
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  • Crowded to very crowded zone in Osaka. Not a place for those with claustrophobia. It’s full on and buzzes with the crowds, street food and shops. More attractive to younger travellers. 
    Crowded to very crowded zone in Osaka. Not a place for those with claustrophobia. It’s full on and buzzes with the crowds, street food and shops. More attractive to younger travellers.  more »
  • This area is located along the canal and only 5 mins walk from Namba station. It is literally an explosion of colour, neon lights, street food, clubs, stores and bars. There are so many of the flashy....  more
    This area is located along the canal and only 5 mins walk from Namba station. It is literally an explosion of colour, neon lights, street food, clubs, stores and bars. There are so many of the flashy....  more »

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