Dotonbori

Travel Guide - Dotonbori

Information

Dotonbori is the most popular and busiest shopping street in Osaka.
In this bustling district filled with flashy signs of shops and companies, you can enjoy Osaka's local food, such as Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki, or shopping Osaka's original goods that are perfect for souvenirs.
You can start by exploring the wall-to-wall restaurants along the south bank of the Dotonbori River.
A walking path along the river called "Tonbori River Walk" is a good place for taking a break.
South of Dotonbori down to Nanba station is a maze of colorful arcades with more shops and restaurants.

The huge sign of "Glico Man", a marathon runner printed on the packages of Glico's caramel candy, Kuidaore Taro, a character of the long-established restaurant Kuidaore (the restaurant was closed in 2008), Big blowfish lantern of a blowfish restaurant Zubora-ya, and Kani Doraku Crab, a moving crab-shaped sign of a crab restaurant Kani Doraku, are the landmarks of Dotonbori.

Opening Hours

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

Closed

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

Access / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Nanba Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line (M20), Sennichimae Line (S16), or Yotsubashi Line (Y15)

Address / Location

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Tweets

Spooky@Skelelovely - 2021/10/27 10:09
oh yeah babey today my dumb little brain is forming an all 3 Dotonbori Divers working for Itonokai AU ,,,so far ,,l… https://t.co/m32P9byBvL
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/26 20:52
@GenjiGangNFT @opensea @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1 @sisen_dotonbori

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atré@atreyumoniaga - 2021/10/26 20:42
@_iristography Is this shot in Dotonbori? Very beautiful
JapanTravel.net@JapanTravelNet - 2021/10/26 19:49
A walk from Namba Midosuji to Dotonbori.This is the area where you can see the Glico sign.

https://t.co/v0vIxIfJFI

#Osaka #jpntravel
360VRCHANNEL@360VRCHAN - 2021/10/26 14:08
A scene of burning octopus grilled in Osaka Dotonbori is entertainment

#takoyaki #Osaka #Dotombori #たこ焼き

https://t.co/v7aUEjCMI5
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/26 11:36
@TheSandboxGame @margaretwalexa1 @sisen_dotonbori
1. The word 'Halloween' comes from 'All Hallows' Eve' and means '… https://t.co/eFyD5ZuMCH
JapanTravel.net@JapanTravelNet - 2021/10/26 03:49
A walk through Dotonbori, Osaka, at around 9pm on June 5, 2020.

https://t.co/yRe9lsCwDt

#osaka #namba #dotonbori #jpntravel
K ♪ ryozan beloved@kokurinns - 2021/10/26 01:49
i also thought the dotonbori diver's name was dotonbori rivers at first
Rohan 🚀 | Promoter@Rohanzyy - 2021/10/26 01:10
@huahuaai21 @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1 @sisen_dotonbori Thanks for ent… https://t.co/hoyH2SeyJW
hourly morgana bot@morganabot_ - 2021/10/25 21:39
(PICTURE) (Travelling 'Morgana' Newsletters) For Osaka, he is dressed up as Kuidaore Taro, a clown puppet mascot in… https://t.co/ckOkfefvBB
hourly morgana bot@morganabot_ - 2021/10/25 19:38
(PICTURE) (Travelling 'Morgana' Newsletters) For Osaka, he is dressed up as Kuidaore Taro, a clown puppet mascot in… https://t.co/NYHDQ1nQ8v
hourly morgana bot@morganabot_ - 2021/10/25 03:45
(PICTURE) (Travelling 'Morgana' Newsletters) For Osaka, he is dressed up as Kuidaore Taro, a clown puppet mascot in… https://t.co/tYdOdkGdrB
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/25 02:52
@punk4023 @FlowtysNFT @FangGangNFT morphy

@cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1 @sisen_dotonbori
K ♪ ryozan beloved@kokurinns - 2021/10/25 02:21
@msmgigafan oh dotonbori divers don't have a sign cuz theyre not even a division they just got involved
K ♪ ryozan beloved@kokurinns - 2021/10/25 02:10
just watched track three dotonbori divers the ever esp hirotaka i love hirorin sm he's so great
JapanTravel.net@JapanTravelNet - 2021/10/25 00:49
A walk from Namba Midosuji to Dotonbori.This is the area where you can see the Glico sign.

https://t.co/v0vIxIfJFI

#Osaka #jpntravel
Bob Cook@notgoingpro - 2021/10/24 22:08
One of Dotonbori’s mascots is Kuiadore Taro, or “eat until you’re bankrupt.” It sat in front of a restaurant until… https://t.co/J1PiNJBwKB
Bob Cook@notgoingpro - 2021/10/24 22:01
I was in Dotonbori two years ago this day. The takoyaki is great, of course, but @doozerblake I also recommend the… https://t.co/VR8q4jtSWj
OsakaBob_Official@Bob_OGTB - 2021/10/24 21:35
Dotonbori at night😍
#osaka #japan https://t.co/hrdQADxXps
🦭 dgk all day 🦭@cieloperfectuno - 2021/10/24 15:29
@purointherough if he gets the dotonbori guys to collaborate with him, he pretty much got it
hourly morgana bot@morganabot_ - 2021/10/24 11:40
(PICTURE) (Travelling 'Morgana' Newsletters) For Osaka, he is dressed up as Kuidaore Taro, a clown puppet mascot in… https://t.co/WPCMnagBTm
@Flutters225 ME TOO! dotonbori crab, an absolute icon 😔👌🧡
earlier the 'crab' in my username came from rm's love for crabs but now i think of the giant crab in the streets of… https://t.co/oDN5Kpucsh
MuscleHeadzNFT P2E@MuscleHeadz_NFT - 2021/10/24 05:46
@huahuaai21 @JOEYFITNESS @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1 @sisen_dotonbori Good luck my friend!
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/23 17:26
@cryptosanthoshg @UndeadSols @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1… https://t.co/cPtSQIcy5y
🎑🍂Fer🍂🎑@IronicLark - 2021/10/23 13:47
@ToastCrust Unless you live in Osaka and realize how much of Dotonbori is cut off compared to the detail in Kamurocho
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/22 19:49
@CarusosMissing @WickedCraniums @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1… https://t.co/TUxFXo7MJE
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/22 19:38
@steven_schill @TEGSNFT @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1 @sisen_dotonbori
Take sister Drunk home
JapanTravel.net@JapanTravelNet - 2021/10/22 13:49
A walk through Dotonbori, Osaka, at around 9pm on June 5, 2020.

https://t.co/yRe9lsCwDt

#osaka #namba #dotonbori #jpntravel
タイ古式マッサージ 蘭(ラン)@ran_massage - 2021/10/22 12:19
【Thai massage with RAN on weekends】
Dotonbori with beautiful autumn blue sky and clouds. Open from 12:00 to 23:30 (… https://t.co/ILmxkWvJiw
The Memorable@TheMemorable_io - 2021/10/22 10:48
@huahuaai21 @Adityaxvardhan @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1… https://t.co/OzWf32LgSl
Spooky@Skelelovely - 2021/10/21 15:03
crying crying cryin ,,,thinking again about Dotonbori Divers holding on to eachother when they get super excited
Spooky@Skelelovely - 2021/10/21 04:23
I spend the day thinking of Charisma House but my wallpaper is a collage of Dotonbori Divers so the moment i unlock… https://t.co/fS59Yxawix
serry 🌸 Crown for FP 💛 KING OF KINGS!!!@easyRlovemail - 2021/10/21 03:16
Funny thought:

Yotsu being able to interact with Dotonbori Divers. Would be cute.

Just seeing Yotsu *doing wel… https://t.co/JF69urjPPu
Kay Echo@marshmallowecho - 2021/10/21 01:39
I'll just slowly work my way through the Rule the Stage divisions. Dotonbori Divers https://t.co/GAn3u2f0uz
JapanTravel.net@JapanTravelNet - 2021/10/20 18:49
A walk through Dotonbori, Osaka, at around 9pm on June 5, 2020.

https://t.co/yRe9lsCwDt

#osaka #namba #dotonbori #jpntravel
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/20 16:04
@GalaxyFight_NFT @adopunch_eth @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1… https://t.co/UOy2Ho06wj
BInsomnia@huahuaai21 - 2021/10/20 16:03
@DoseETH @TopDogBeachClub @cgPYhMia3EbyMnq @4000choyo @akasaka_sisen @ichuanyou2 @margaretwalexa1 @sisen_dotonbori… https://t.co/lofTHWtVlZ
hourly morgana bot@morganabot_ - 2021/10/20 14:39
(PICTURE) (Travelling 'Morgana' Newsletters) For Osaka, he is dressed up as Kuidaore Taro, a clown puppet mascot in… https://t.co/qOuiw7A5O3
@omegaalpha_en The pop-culture and the food!

Also a lot of my favourite games take place in Japan so I’ve really w… https://t.co/o8MW2A33mh
Mage @ DH Lovemail@Mage_Lufaine - 2021/10/20 04:04
Thinking about my sons... Dotonbori Divers
Matthew Legare@mlegareauthor - 2021/10/20 03:50
1936 - Japanese boys dressed in Army and Navy uniforms trumpet Glico candy. Militarism was used in advertising in t… https://t.co/4ZlpViBCp6
TravelMan@TravelM26125406 - 2021/10/20 01:06
Rainy night in Dotonbori, Osaka, Japan

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JapanTravel.net@JapanTravelNet - 2021/10/19 15:49
A walk from Namba Midosuji to Dotonbori.This is the area where you can see the Glico sign.

https://t.co/v0vIxIfJFI

#Osaka #jpntravel
Stan Robredo not Robredon't ✊💖@stanrocreo - 2021/10/19 07:11
11:11 @TheVariantOne 🏃‍♂️

Day 8: Dotonbori - The bright heart of Osaka because of It's gaudy neon lights, extrava… https://t.co/vH3RpyUJzN
360VRCHANNEL@360VRCHAN - 2021/10/19 05:07
A scene of burning octopus grilled in Osaka Dotonbori is entertainment

#takoyaki #Osaka #Dotombori #たこ焼き

https://t.co/v7aUEjCMI5
JapanTravel.net@JapanTravelNet - 2021/10/18 23:49
A walk through Dotonbori, Osaka, at around 9pm on June 5, 2020.

https://t.co/yRe9lsCwDt

#osaka #namba #dotonbori #jpntravel
BAD LOVE 👽@ngdatm - 2021/10/18 23:20
lrt made me so sad i wanna go back to japan 🥲
idk if i could handle the crowds in dotonbori but...
ᵝᶥᵒˢˢᵒᵐ⁷¹⁸@blossom718_ - 2021/10/18 23:14
Can't help minho's pose here remind me with dotonbori glico sign
ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ https://t.co/J7qr33KGDR
STRIGGA@STRIGGA - 2021/10/18 16:33
When Osaka Pro went down, the Osaka scene splintered into various small groups like Dotonbori Pro or VKF that are s… https://t.co/Bns0UeZowm
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