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Dotonbori, Osaka

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Whether the lights, the entertainment, or the food draws you to Dotonbori, 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 Dotonbori and all Osaka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Osaka travel planner.
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  • This is a hot spot everyday, no matter weekday or weekends. Food & shopping here can take considerably long so if you want to really explore you gotta set aside a few days (maybe at night) to finish t...  more »
  • If you go in the evening it's bound to be crowded and loud. The area seems like a huge carnival with lots of yummy goodies to eat. It would be a great place to people watch if there were more benches....  more »
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