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Nanba Grand Kagetsu

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Address: 11-6 Nambasennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0075, Osaka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 6-6641-0888
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Well known comedy in Japan

Namba Grand Kagetsu is the home of Yoshimoto, a well-known comedy company in Japan. As a Japanese I like this kind of performance very much, but for foreigntourists it might be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 June 2016
Kimitaka S
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Osaka, Japan
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a famous theatre for the Yoshimoto stable of comedians, and as such is a mainstay of Japanese comedy. However, if you don't speak Japanese there's nothing here at all for you. The shows could be interesting in a "I have no idea what's going on but hey - Japan!" -sort of way, but aside from that, best leave... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Namba Grand Kagetsu is the home of Yoshimoto, a well-known comedy company in Japan. As a Japanese I like this kind of performance very much, but for foreigntourists it might be difficult to understand the show without the knowledge of Japanese.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Nothing much to recommend Happen to pass by when we were walking towards the end of a street Nothing much here for us as a tourist cause all activities written and told in Japanese We just look around for a few minutes and walk away

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Higashiomi, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

The Shinsaibashi area is hard to distinguish unless you are a local. Shinsaibashi bleeds into this from Dotonbori around Nanba and on your way to Nipponbashi. It's full of asian restaurants, arcades, and nightlife. Not particularly worth looking for, though, unless you already happen to be in the area.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Compared to other local attractions we didn't really see why this was ranked so highly. There isn't much to see or do unless you want to see a show. However it is close to Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi so if you want to take a quick look you could.

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Townsville, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

What a great place for people watching,not a shopping venue,but a place to see the Japanese youth doing their "thing"People were very friendly here and were happy to talk about their lifestyle and local customs,they were very interested in Australia and our native animals and I think they liked practising their language skills on us,quite fun and very interesting.

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Danville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

The two streets running alongside the Doutonburi canal and busy and garish, but still fun; so experience what everyone else has and enjoy yourself. However, go off the main thoroughfare and you will find some great restaurants. Small, reasonably priced, and really good food.

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Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

We took a walk expecting for something more special, but did not find it that attractive. Just very crowded with lots of shops.

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

In correspondence with the Nanba subway station, this place has the best nightlife spots in the whole city same as Osaka Dotonbori. Of course if you're looking for fun good food and lots of young people, in short, this is the right place.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

You can't do Dotonbori without Shinsaibashi. The other half of the Osaka nightlife, Shinsaibashi affords tourists and locals alike with plenty of avenues to spend their evenings -bars, clubs, arcades, food and more. Fantastic vibe.

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