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Visiting Dotonbori Osaka

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Party All Night at Dotonbori

Party All Night at Dotonbori

1. Kinryu Ramen

1. Kinryu Ramen

Dotonbori has three chains of Kinryu restaurants that are open all throughout the day and offers free garlic and kimchi bar. It is well known for the massive three-dimensional golden dragon billboard and the friendly ambiance of outdoor seating.

2. Otakoya

2. Otakoya

It is a famous takoyaki stand placed in Dotonbori.

3.  Zubora-ya

3. Zubora-ya

It is one of the landmark fugu restaurants that have a blowfish lantern at its entrance.

4.  Dotonbori Ramen Taishokudo

4. Dotonbori Ramen Taishokudo

The well-known eight ramens construct this famous restaurant all across Japan.

5.  Hariju

5. Hariju

It is a famous Japanese beef restaurant which is operational since 1924.

6.  Imai

6. Imai

Another landmark restaurant established in the year 1946 is Imai which serves delicious udon meals. Before the Second World War, the place was a shop for musical instruments.

7.  Cui-daore

7. Cui-daore

It is the world's largest massive eight-story restaurant that serves a variety of Osaka cuisine to the visitors.

8.  Glico-man

8. Glico-man

This is an iconic LED illuminated signboard that depicts an enormous athlete running on a blue track, which is the symbol for Glico candy.

9.  Kuidaore Taro

9. Kuidaore Taro

An artificially mechanized drum-playing clown, gathers all attention in front of the massive Cui-daore restaurant. It was placed during the 1950s.

10.  Kani Doraku Crab

10. Kani Doraku Crab

Infront of the famous crab restaurant Kani Doraku, situated in Dotonbori, there stands a six and a half meter crab. It mechanically moves its legs and eyeballs.

11.  Ebisubashi

11. Ebisubashi

Situated right beneath the iconic Glico Man, Ebisubashi is a well-known gathering spot for travellers. It is a bridge that connects Ebisubashi-suji and Shinsaibashi-suji shopping districts.

Dotonbori Osaka Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

You can book for Dotonbori and Osaka tickets from this website to get special offers and discounts.

How To Get Around?

Osaka is referred to as an Aqua Metropolis, so one can enjoy mesmerizing Osakan water experience by traversing in a cruise. Apart from this, there are sightseeing taxis, family/rental cars for travelers who would love to explore the city.

What Should I Wear?

Dotonbori is a fantastic destination for the shopaholics and nightlife lovers. So wear some comfortable shoes and dresses which can make you sway in the eccentric ambiance of the place. Wear clothes according to the place you choose to visit. You can try some casual tee with a pair of jeans or shorts for sightseeing, while you can dress like a fashionista for an evening hangout.

Dotonbori Osaka Facts

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Dotonbori is from early April when you can enjoy the cherry blossom season till May when the weather is soothing and pleasant. Apart from this, any time of the year is suitable here for a visit.


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Will I Need a Guide?

No. You will need not to have a guide as this site provides you the complete information.

How To Get There?

If you are a native of Japan, then after visiting Osaka (Namba Station) you need to take five minutes to walk to reach Dotonbori district. For international travellers, you need to book a flight to reach Japan and from there take the nearest route possible to Dotonbori.

Additional Info

Dotonbori, situated in Osaka, Japan, is one of the biggest tourist attraction. Travelers from all around the world come here to enjoy the exotic Osaka cuisine and try out traditional Japanese menus. The place is apt for sightseeing, nightlife, and shopping. Amidst the blue sky and twinkling stars, the bright neon lights of the building and signboards, attract all attention. Besides these glitters, Dotonbori also has a 17th-century temple known as Hozen-Ji temple which marks the reminiscence of the Edo Period in Japan. Colorful paper lantern adorns the temple architecture.

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