Dotonbori, Osaka

The promenade (about 150 meters long) along Dotonbori river has a relaxing atmosphere.  You can enjoy a nice breeze a little away from the hustle and busle of the area.

The promenade (about 150 meters long) along Dotonbori river has a relaxing atmosphere. You can enjoy a nice breeze a little away from the hustle and busle of the area.

Tourists often take pictures like this.  This is a sign of Glico famous for its Pocky.

Tourists often take pictures like this. This is a sign of Glico famous for its Pocky.

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the famous crab restaurant 'Kani doraku'

the famous crab restaurant ‘Kani doraku’

Dotonbori is the entertainment area with many restaurants and bars around Dotonbori river. This is a very lively and famous tourist spot of Osaka. Shops and restaurants have prominent signs to stand out. Thanks to those signs, Dotonbori is like an amusement park.
Generally, people of Osaka are regarded as very unique in Japan. They are usually cheerful, friendly, loud, disorderly and crazy about the local professional baseball team ‘Hanshin Tigers’. In this city jaywalking is a familiar sight. The people have a strong sense of rivalry against Tokyo. Certainly, this city is distinctive.

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