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Minami (Namba)

Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 3-3706-5090
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Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 3-3706-5090
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Inside the station which is such a weird concept which I think back home should adopt, UK. Marquee shops like Tiffany & Co complement the large department store like Selfridges. Like most 'luxury' items they're more expensive than back home. Hence why hoards of Japanese...More

Thank MatthewASharp
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is the larger area around Dotonbori street. Many things to see and many things to do in this larger area of town. If you want to see it all you need more than just one day. Make sure you prepared your trip in advance...More

1  Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 6 August 2017

At some point of your Osaka visit you will go through the Namba Station. Take my word - get off, explore the station itself and then go out and see the connecting parts of Namba. If you like busy bustling streets with great shopping and...More

Thank Uttam D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

If you're a shopper you must go. Even if you're not a shopper (me) you have to at least walk through the covered shopping streets. It is crazy busy with people in the evening. The whole point is people watching. Fascinating and hilarious.

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 24 July 2017

You can't be in Osaka without seeing all the massive neon/LED signs! You don't have to spend much time here, but you have to see it! :)

Thank The_blue_vombat
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A very convenient location at a nice riverside and you can take the sightseeing boat to see around. Another good view and atmosphere in the night-time with a lot of lighted lanterns. Many shops and restaurants nearby, you can spend a whole day there with...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great for shopping, food, and some bars. Very busy, many lights but its an experience. Lots to see and highly recommend.

Thank Globetrotter5389
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went to dotonburi both at night and during the day.Fantastic atmosphere,so many places to eat we went to chi o and tried the okonomiyaki (pankcakes) well worth the 20 minute wait .we were lucky to be sat right next to the hot plate where...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Overall Namba is also a good place to shop., take leisure walks., and to dine out. For the night its also a good find for clubbing and partying :)

Thank Shirleymagne O
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I don't really think this is something for kids, Young adults travelling with adults - yes. It is colour, movement, light, food, shops and not that expensive.

Thank Graeme R
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Vanessa S
7 June 2017|
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Response from rbzmiso1 | Reviewed this property |
Try DenDen town. Got a variety of electronic shops there.
Awang I
15 April 2017|
Response from DauphinJonas | Reviewed this property |
Try Airbnb, a friend stayed in one and the place looks good , location is just around the corner of Dotombori.
Liezel Tiffany V
12 May 2016|
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Response from Tille2016 | Reviewed this property |
lets make it simple: just remember Namba as station. Dotombori is street with best street food and restaurants in Osaka(pls don't miss the place) Minami is that part of the city, all together, but this term you don't need... More