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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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  • The neighborhood of Dotonbori is also beautiful neon street, but there are many shops with quite interesting characters in the back line. It's fun to enjoy exploring with a few people.
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  • It's landmark for osaka visitors for shopping, eating, canal cruising. It's varietyies of food, snacks,eg. RAMEN ,TAKOYAKI,OKONOMIYAKI,etc. In wintertime, there is lightups along the main avenue of mi...  more »
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