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Dotonbori (道頓堀) 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. [Wikipedia]



1 Chome-9 Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 542-0071 (Directions)


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  • Shops
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coin lockers


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  • Barrier-free access

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