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Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Literally means as “south” in Japanese, Minami is Osaka’s second downtown district after Kita. Encompassing the Shinsaibashi shopping arcade, Amerikamura, Dotonbori, Den Den Town and Namba Parks, this area is definitely Osaka’s premier shopping, dining and nightlife hub. Do not expect any peace and quiet...More

Thank HerbertC249
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dont eat there, but this place is so famous for the sign. It is located in the junction. If you come from subway, you will stroll along the shopping places. Crowd n busy place but worth to take picture on. Go in the nite...More

Thank Lita K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was only here during the day. I can only imagine how colorful it is at night. So many different restaurants and stores with such interesting signs and such.

Thank ptyduke
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This whole area not only has delicious food, it’s a heaven for shoppers! This shopping district has the cheapest price for famous brands of cosmetics and skin care products. A lot of duty free stores. I bought mostly facial masks, vitamins and collagens here. The...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The Namba area - with 3 different train/subway stations named Namba - is large, and has many hotels and BNBs. With an uncountable number of restaurants, huge shopping malls, quaint Namba walking streets, et., etc., it is a perfect area to stay. The major hotel...More

Thank Monty S
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Must visit place and take photo with the icon glica man...close to shinsaibashi and transport hub like nankai namba eki.

Thank BH C
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

If one want to see what ,,crowded" means, should come here! Many Street restaurants, crowded shops with commercials and huge density are on these streets!

Thank marijansesvete
Reviewed July 28, 2018

great variety of food, various restaurants, the crowded streets of young people, a good place to spend time ....

Thank sadal99
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to come for at least one night when staying in Osaka. The idea is to walk around and enjoy the atmosphere, eating local speciality snacks and looking at the neon lights.

Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Had a wonderful experience here eating street food and also photographing the huge structures on the shop front!

Thank KimberleyC558
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April 18, 2018|
Response from sayvonna | Reviewed this property |
some at 9pm and some at 10pm..
Shafira A
December 17, 2017|
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Response from semanticvision | Reviewed this property |
I have been using Google Maps and you can pick the routs with only JR connection. However, some very short local connections maybe you want to consider spent extra Yen to save time taking a longer, multiple connections... More
Vanessa S
June 7, 2017|
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Response from rbzmiso1 | Reviewed this property |
Try DenDen town. Got a variety of electronic shops there.