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Minami (Namba)

Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 3-3706-5090
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“shopping area” (19 reviews)
“neon lights” (20 reviews)
“bic camera” (5 reviews)
Namba Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0076, Osaka Prefecture
+81 3-3706-5090
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Too crowded plus the streets were not kept clean because of long trading hours. As I come from Hong Kong, Neon lights did not do much for us. There were guys all over the back streets gathering for red light area business. That's not a...More

Thank wiseguy1282005
Reviewed 3 days ago

Go there by night! It's a must in Osaka and the best way to end your day as a tourist! Take tons of pics and have fun! This place has a magic atmosphere! I loved it!!

Thank Fedefederiv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have nothing to do by night Namba is at your disposal. Your girl will not be dull. A lot of shopping, beer, bars and amusements.

Thank Мелинато Ф
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Osaka is a very nice place to visit it has become a Must see attraction if in osaka prefer to go on Dec time as it more cooling.

Thank Chen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place seems to be crowded full time. Shibuya has a ful of light spot as well as Shinjuku and Harajuku. I guess Namba is bigger than all ir them and ir has longer hall ways stores concentrated in the same area. Nice place to...More

Thank Milton K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Inside the station which is such a weird concept which I think back home should adopt, UK. Marquee shops like Tiffany & Co complement the large department store like Selfridges. Like most 'luxury' items they're more expensive than back home. Hence why hoards of Japanese...More

Thank MatthewASharp
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is the larger area around Dotonbori street. Many things to see and many things to do in this larger area of town. If you want to see it all you need more than just one day. Make sure you prepared your trip in advance...More

1  Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 6 August 2017

At some point of your Osaka visit you will go through the Namba Station. Take my word - get off, explore the station itself and then go out and see the connecting parts of Namba. If you like busy bustling streets with great shopping and...More

Thank Uttam D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

If you're a shopper you must go. Even if you're not a shopper (me) you have to at least walk through the covered shopping streets. It is crazy busy with people in the evening. The whole point is people watching. Fascinating and hilarious.

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 24 July 2017

You can't be in Osaka without seeing all the massive neon/LED signs! You don't have to spend much time here, but you have to see it! :)

Thank The_blue_vombat
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Vanessa S
7 June 2017|
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Response from rbzmiso1 | Reviewed this property |
Try DenDen town. Got a variety of electronic shops there.
Awang I
14 April 2017|
Response from DauphinJonas | Reviewed this property |
Try Airbnb, a friend stayed in one and the place looks good , location is just around the corner of Dotombori.
Liezel Tiffany V
12 May 2016|
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Response from Tille2016 | Reviewed this property |
lets make it simple: just remember Namba as station. Dotombori is street with best street food and restaurants in Osaka(pls don't miss the place) Minami is that part of the city, all together, but this term you don't need... More