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Minami (Namba)

Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 3-3706-5090
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“shopping area” (19 reviews)
“neon lights” (20 reviews)
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Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 3-3706-5090
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of my favorite places to shop and people watch. Lately there has been so much tourists here you barely see Japanese people but it still makes for a place to stop. Enjoy shopping in the "shotengai" and don't forget to take a picture with...More

Thank Treesa_t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Namba is one of my favourite places to visit in Japan. The atmosphere is exhilarating. It's full of people but that just gives Namba its vibrant feel. It's the place to go for street food, shopping, bars and restaurants. I would definitely recommend visiting Namba...More

Thank Sharizaard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An abundance of stores, bars and restaurants. Great street life and an area just to experience the buzz.

Thank Lars A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shopping and eating, crowded and loud in a good way. Positive atmosphere, "shiny happy people" all around!

Thank Tatjana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area, to include Dotonburi, is definitely the best area we found in Osaka for shopping (not the high end stuff), eating and seeing unusual stores, people and sights. Yes, it's touristy. But, there seem to be a lot more Japanese tourists than foreigners. We...More

Thank Shaka_Frank
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dotonbori and Namba are almost interchangeable. Within walking distance to each other. Namba also offered many shopping and eating options. A large department store can be found here

Thank filipin0traveller
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Me, hub and 2 kids walked around this area for almost 3 days. Many shops to choose from and we managed to get most of the things we wanted. Not very kids friendly as it was crowded most of the time, but we stopped by...More

Thank Elicachung
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Another must-visit when in Osaka. Go there a least once in the evening for dinner. I bet you will stay and hang out to shop or play games somewhere afterwards.

Thank SnellingsY
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you come during the day somehow it does not quite reflect the heartbeat of Namba. It is at night that the place truly comes alive! Plenty of stores and eateries to try and explore. And it is quite amazing the different languages you get...More

1  Thank Westiekhoo
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to visit to get a taste of Osaka. There's a lot of shopping and restaurants to visit during the day and many bars to go to at night. It gets quite crowded so it would be best to avoid it in...More

Thank Melinda G
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Vanessa S
Did anyone know where is the second hand electronics like secondhand iphone, camera and etc? The place is really huge, i cant find one (if anyone could tell me the store name or near which store / building) ??? 😭😭😭😭
7 June 2017|
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Response from rbzmiso1 | Reviewed this property |
Try DenDen town. Got a variety of electronic shops there.
Awang I
What is the best accomodation (cheaper rate) in Namba? Are they any homestay at Namba?
14 April 2017|
Response from DauphinJonas | Reviewed this property |
Try Airbnb, a friend stayed in one and the place looks good , location is just around the corner of Dotombori.
Liezel Tiffany V
I'm getting confused here... I can't tell the difference between Namba, Minami and Dotonbori. Are they one and the same?
12 May 2016|
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Response from Tille2016 | Reviewed this property |
lets make it simple: just remember Namba as station. Dotombori is street with best street food and restaurants in Osaka(pls don't miss the place) Minami is that part of the city, all together, but this term you don't need... More