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Dotonbori

4.6/51,857 Reviews
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Business Hours

Open all day

Address

1 Chome-10 Dōtonbori, Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu
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About Dotonbori

Located at the southern end of Shinsaibashi, Dotonbori is a well-known and bustling business district, famous for its neighboring theaters, commercial and entertainment venues, and as the birthplace of Osaka cuisine. Japanese people often say "eat in Osaka", which shows that there are many restaurants here. There are huge billboards on both sides of the river with exaggerated and attractive shapes. Among them, the big crab signboard of Glico's signboard and Kani Dōraku's crab are the places where tourists take photos of the most. At night when the neon lights are flashing, you can also take a sightseeing boat and enjoy the night view of the city.
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Getting Around

By Subway: Get off at Namba Station on the Midosuji Line, Yotsubashi Line. You can also get off at Nihonbashi Station from the Sennichimae Line and Sakaisuji Line.
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Helpful Information

Dotonbori has a well-known gourmet seafood restaurant called Crab Dole (か に 道 楽). The large sign at the door is eye-catching and hard to miss. You can eat a good deal of seafood here, the lunch menu is more cost-effective for the traveller on a budget.
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Special Events

Dotonbori district is close to Shinsaibashi district of Osaka. Dotonbori is the foodie destination of Osaka with lots of restaurants, street food stands, and cafes. There are generally lines at the doors of the various food stands, as well as the ramen and takoyaki shops. When travelling to Dotonbori, gourmet snacks, and local treats are must have experiences. It is best to venture to Dotonbori by sightseeing boats, that generally run every half hour. By boat you can enjoy the scenery on both sides of the canal while listening to the interesting audio tour along the way. There are some fun attractions around the Dotonbori district in addition to all the great food. There is a large Ferris Wheel on the north bank of the canal. This is a romantic area of Osaka great for honeymooners and date nights. There is also the HoZenJi Temple for the worship of the King of Fudo in Yokocho. Art seekers are encouraged to check out the collections on display at the Ukiyo-e Museum of Dotonbori.
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Frequently Asked Questions

1 Chome-10 Dōtonbori, Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu
Top recommendations for the best restaurants near Dotonbori are: Sushi Zanmai Dotombori, Honkogetsu, Takoyaki Jyuhachiban Dotonbori, Matsuzaka Yakiniku M, Wine&Trippa Logic Shinsaibashi
These are the places that you must visit near Dotonbori: Namba Hips, Namba, Tonbori River Walk, Tombori River Cruise, Don Quixote Ferris Wheel

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