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Recommended sightseeing time: 1-3 hours
Address: 1 Chome-10 Dōtonbori, Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu
Phone: +81-6-62114542

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As a symbol of the city of Osaka, Dōtonbori has repeatedly been used as a location for Japanese films and foreign films. Large billboards and neon signs adorn the restaurants and nightlife buildings on the banks of the Dōtonbori Canal. The center of attention of tourists who come to Dōtonbori, including billboard crab Kani Douraku, Zuboraya restaurant fugu lanterns, neon Glico, and traditional Osaka snacks (okonomiyaki, takoyaki, and udon).



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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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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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