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  • Address: Shinsekai, Osaka, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cafe, Club, Restaurant, Entertainment, Neighborhoods , Streets

Shinsekai - Review

Shinsekai is a district in Osaka known for its vibrant night life, its restaurants and its pleasure houses. At the district's centre stands Tsutenkaku Tower. The area was developed into its current layout following the success of the 1903 National Industrial Exposition. While developing the area, Paris was chosen as the model for Shinsekai's northern half, while Coney Island was chosen as the model for the southern portion of the area. Many restaurants in Shinsekai are open 24 hours, but only truly come alive when the lights come on at night!

Shinsekai Information

  • Do taste the delicious Kushi-katsu that is sold at many hand carts and restaurants in the area.

How To reach Shinsekai by Public Transport

  • Shin-Imamiya Station
  • Dobutsuen-mae Station
  • Sakaisuji Subway Lines
  • Ebisucho Station

Restaurants Near Shinsekai

  • Daruma
  • Tengu
  • Yokozuna Kushikatsu

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TripHobo Highlights for Shinsekai

  • Shinsekai Address: Shinsekai, Osaka, Japan
  • Shinsekai Timing: 24-hrs
  • Shinsekai Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Shinsekai(preferred time): 06:00 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Shinsekai: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Shinsekai

  • 95% of people who visit Osaka include Shinsekai in their plan

  • 24.77% of people start their Shinsekai visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Shinsekai

Monday, Friday and Saturday

68.19% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shinsekai

People normally club together Nanba Grand Kagetsu and Abeno Harukas while planning their visit to Shinsekai.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Shinsekai, Osaka Reviews

  • I got many cheap Japanese souvenirs from the basement floor of Shinsekai tower. Shinsekai tower entrance ticket is a bit expensive in my opinion and there is long queue on Sunday when we visited there. Instead of visiting Shinsekai for sightseeing, you may want to visit Osaka Museum of History instead, which has more amazing view because you can see Osaka city and Osaka Castle in cheaper price and the museum is very modern. I still give Shinsekai five stars, because people are very friendly to tourist.

  • Get there by goggle but it's dark already so we only saw a bit. Some shop closed already. Think about eat there but que everywhere so we decide to eat at Dotonbori. Best come at morning. But night view are better i think.

  • Fun food and souvenir shopping area. Known for its neon lights, there is one main thoroughfare and lots of side alley ways with surprisingly good hidden gems. On one end is a very trendy and hip souvenir shop that is also close to a hello kitty themed parking lot. On the other end, a slew of seafood restaurants with nifty facades and a variety of specialties. There is one liquor store and of course you can drink in public. The tower itself it's own exhibit that we opted not to do.

  • Quaint shopping street with interesting sights. Old people paying for tables to play Go and another board game. Others queuing at a shop selling tempura. A lot of huddle and bustle.

  • Cool area to see if you have time but is only really one street. Main area to try Osaka style deep fried food

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