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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 Dotonbori district is part of Namba Osaka and is a very lively place. If you love your Japanese food this district has some of the best. The shopping arcades go on forever , so much to choose...  more »
  • A cool place to walk around at night and try different foods. It is known as the food capital of Japan and we took ourselves on our own food walking tour, trying different things we liked the look...  more »
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