Dotonbori, Osaka

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Address: Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0071, Japan

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Dōtonbori or Dōtombori (道頓堀, pronounced [doːtomboɽi]) is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan, running along the Dōtonbori canal from Dōtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the Namba district of the city's Chuo ward. Historically a theater district, it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area characterized by its eccentric atmosphere and large illuminated signboards.One of the area's most prominent features, a billboard for confectionery company Glico displaying the image of a runner crossing a finishing line, is seen as an icon of Osaka within Japan.


Overview of Dotonbori

As you traverse the city of Osaka, you'll stumble upon Dotonbori. Dotonbori is not generally crowded with tourists and visitors.

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