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Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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The heart of Osaka nightlife, this area is filled with theaters, restaurants, cafes, bars, arcades and nightclubs.
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  • Average13%
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“glico man” (272 reviews)
“neon lights” (232 reviews)
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Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Typical of a shopping district, be prepared for throngs of people out shopping (wheeling their luggage bags for their goods), dining (good street food, cheap eats to fine dining) and taking pictures (especially wt Glico man).

Thank Johnathan T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very clouded and is a good place to explore. Try local food and can buy souvenirs. A bit expensive for the price compare to other places.

Thank Chuah K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Crowded as always with tourist and locals. So many variant of local foods with unique stalls. Shopping area also offer good products. The river is nice at night with light. There's also Donquijotte, supermarket which sales lots of products. You must try to eat ramen...More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This picture is definitely Instagrammable! Colourful and vibrant place! There are plenty of good restaurants and drug/cosmetic stores nearby.. A great place to spend for the whole evening and night!

Thank JamesWJB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nightlife in osaka...plenty of food and shops and shopping streets in dotonburi Take the subway to namba and exit from exit 14... There are many shopping streets (covered streets of shops and restaurants on both sides) in dotonburi . The whole street is lit up...More

Thank Julian F
Reviewed 5 days ago

went there several times and never get bored. it is a place to eat, buy and see. everything could be found!

Thank Q6047TRtiffanyw
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its one of the must go when you are in Osaka. Lots of eateries and of course many tourist. Do visit both the day and night for different vibes.

Thank hanachiaki
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy Neon, crowded streets at night, unusual activities (like fishing for your dinner, dancing to a feedback screen while a crowd watches you, eating a sumo_sized dinner, and so on) you will love Dotonbori. It's full of narrow laneways and streets bursting with...More

Thank SphericalPossum
Reviewed 5 days ago

This area is a haven for food lovers and shopaholics! Make sure you take a selfie by the Glico Man billboard, an icon along Dontonbori!

Thank FManiquis
Reviewed 5 days ago

Crowded, lively, LOTS of tourists. the noise and crowds can be overwhelming to children. Need to be discerning when choosing food. Kobe Beef is very expensive. Lots of festival type food. An interesting experience & glad we went. Being a long time traveller to Japan,...More

Thank Linda M
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Response from LaTinoco | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend installing Google Maps and Hyperdia on your phone and hopefully you get international data there. Those apps eliminated a ton of travel stress while we were in Japan!
21 September 2017|
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Response from Zhi Wen Desmond C | Reviewed this property |
Hyatt Osaka is very far away from the Namba town center. There is a shuttle bus that you can take from Umeda which you can check with the hotel if they can provide a transfer. Or you can take a train to Nakafuto My... More
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5 June 2017|
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Response from Dendy W | Reviewed this property |
I think osaka and kyoto or all of japan is a beautiful place. So u can visit anytime u see fit for your activity or interest. It is most beautiful when the Sakura flower blossoming. It is the golden weeks. From osaka to... More