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Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6840-1020
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“spa world” (13 reviews)
Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6840-1020
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Named "Shinsekai" meaning "new world", this area have been given a new lease of life of the past, projecting an enrich cultural and historical aspect of Japan or rather Osaka. Located in Nipponbashi, one will not miss the tall tower even from afar, the Tsutenkaku...More

Thank ZfyEd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't recommend it. nothing much exciting. Only we liked the restaurants nearby. Go only if you have abundant time and nothing else to do.

Thank Lijo C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shinsekai is a tourist trap, extremely crowded and full of restaurants which serve low-quality food — though the waiting line in front of these shops are very long. The potential charm of this place is lost because of these aforementioned factors.

Thank Hans S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here on daytime, stroll further from Tsutenkaku, we enter one of the restaurant around the Billiken Statue landmark. The restaurant served from okonomiyaki, ramen, to pizza. Cold beer and shaved ice. Not pricey and tasted good. Quick service and spacious place. Night time will...More

Thank SA1710
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A long time neglected part of Osaka although it has its own charm. It lies close to Shin-Imamiya sation at the JR Osaka loop so no trouuble getting there. The Tsutenkaku tower is a great landmark which stands right in the middle of the area....More

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place is simply amazing! It's a very large shopping district consisting of a few long and under-covered shopping streets; Plenty choices for clothes, food, cosmetics, pharmacies, and of course restaurants!

Thank raywang_Melbourne
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The Shinsekai district features dozens of restaurants, bars and cafes. Most of them serve typical Japanese food, but you can find also European-style cafes with Italian sweets and pizzas. There also is a Sulawesi cafe. The whole district is extremely lively, noisy and full of...More

Thank Vladimir B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This place is definitely popular and a very fun find. I stayed near here so I got to walk around and explore the many fun shops and restaurants here. Definitely come here if you are looking for a fun off the beaten path kinda gimmicky...More

1  Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Satisfaction: 6/10 Price: 10/10 Ease of access: 9/10 Safety: 7/10 It doesn't matter if you visit this place during the day or at night; it's safe, contrary to what some locals may tell you. The most "unsafe" it can get is seeing harmless drunks or...More

3  Thank ErvinTan
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Despite having a reputation for the highest crime rate in Japan, it seems safe compared to any other country save Singapore. Fascinating to walk around at night. Yes some homeless men living on the street, but sad, shamed and not aggressive like homeless in US.

1  Thank NewWorldSurfer
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Christina L
14 November 2015|
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Response from cuteculturegirl | Reviewed this property |
I would tbink so it is a street area but maybe check with japanese tourist information centre they are extremely helpful.
John H
4 August 2015|
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Response from Polomarco359 | Reviewed this property |
The distance between the nearest station from Shinsekai ; Ebis-Chou and the bridge over Doutonbori Canal is shorter than a mile. The problem is that too many people are walking. Each of them are on the same South-North... More
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