Dotonbori Area is one of Osaka's most popular localities. It is a street that runs parallel to the Dotonbori canal. Having lots of malls, shops and restaurants around, it is a popular shopping and entertainment district. At night, the entire area is lit up by hundreds of neon lights and mechanized signs, including the well known Glico Running Man sign and Kani Doraku crab sign. Trivia- Dotonbori is often selected as a video shooting area in Japanese and foreign movies as the symbol of Osaka.
Dotonbori Area Hours
- Shops and restaurants usually open by 10:00 AM.
How to Reach Dotonbori Area
- Namba Station
- Junchan Sushi
- Dotonbori Kukuru Honten
- Dotonbori Kamukura
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91.57% of people who visit Osaka include Dotonbori Area in their plan
4 PM - 5 PM
70.52% of people start their Dotonbori Area visit around 4 PM - 5 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Dotonbori Area
69.79% of people prefer walking in order to reach Dotonbori Area