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Shinsekai

Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6840-1020
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“spa world” (12 reviews)
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Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6840-1020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Satisfaction: 6/10 Price: 10/10 Ease of access: 9/10 Safety: 7/10 It doesn't matter if you visit this place during the day or at night; it's safe, contrary to what some locals may tell you. The most "unsafe" it can get is seeing harmless drunks or...More

Thank ErvinTan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite having a reputation for the highest crime rate in Japan, it seems safe compared to any other country save Singapore. Fascinating to walk around at night. Yes some homeless men living on the street, but sad, shamed and not aggressive like homeless in US.

Thank NewWorldSurfer
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Some great local activity with wonderful eateries and interesting street views. Worth getting away from the more central touristy areas.

Thank davemartin3
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We found Shinsekai more charming as compared to the Dotonbori area which is full of tourists. Food here is cheaper too ---- lots of kushikatsu, takoyaki and sushi dining options. More locals (many students and senior citizens) eat in this area as well. Would definitely...More

1  Thank Karina M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

You can feel real Osakan downtown here. But beware the touts, they usually take you to overpriced restaurants for tourists. If you want to eat Kushikatsu, just get in line where many Japanese customers are queuing.

Thank helmettt
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This area we passed through going to the Osaka Tower called Tsutenkaku. There are so many place to see but not enough time to thoroughly enjoy each store. We were looking to buy items with Osaka printed on t-shirts or hats, but the store owner...More

Thank Suziekim2015
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I read a review which said to skip Shinseikai and head to Dotonbori. My advice is to do the opposite, especially if you are looking for Kushikatsu. In my experience the prices were lower and choice of items greater than in Dotonbori. Kushikatsu is deep...More

Thank Mithra D
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this area. It's less crowded than Dotonbori making it easier to walk around and take in the colourful sights. We had tried Kushikatsu for lunch which was delicious.

Thank Jemma P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We came here to view the tower with our osaka amazing pass. Pass by this town area & it was really quiet, nothing much to see except for the tower that was worth visiting. Daruma restaurant is here also btw.

Thank aska215
Reviewed 24 May 2017

There are many pubs that offer alcohol and snacks at low price from decades ago, and people were gathering to drink there from daytime. It was a place to enjoy cheap and good Osaka gourmet. There are many drunk people nearby, so it is said...More

Thank mat_mak
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Christina L
14 November 2015|
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Response from cuteculturegirl | Reviewed this property |
I would tbink so it is a street area but maybe check with japanese tourist information centre they are extremely helpful.
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John H
4 August 2015|
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Response from Polomarco359 | Reviewed this property |
The distance between the nearest station from Shinsekai ; Ebis-Chou and the bridge over Doutonbori Canal is shorter than a mile. The problem is that too many people are walking. Each of them are on the same South-North... More
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