Dotonbori street, a must-visit destination in Osaka, Japan

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Dotonbori street is a popular entertainment district in Osaka, known for its vibrant nightlife, delicious food, and colorful street performances. It is particularly famous for its huge illuminated signboards and billboards, including the iconic Glico Running Man and the Kani Doraku crab sign.

Visitors can enjoy a variety of local cuisine, such as takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and kushikatsu, at the many restaurants and food stalls lining the streets. There are also numerous shops selling souvenirs, clothing, and electronics.

There are several transportation options to get there:

🚄 Train/Subway: Take the Midosuji Subway Line or the Sennichimae Line to Namba Station, and then walk about 10 minutes to Dotonbori.

🚎 Bus: Take a bus to the Dotonbori bus stop or the Namba bus terminal, and then walk to Dotonbori

🚶Walking: If you are in the nearby areas of Namba, Shinsaibashi, you can walk to Dotonbori.

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Dotonbori street
Dotonbori street

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