Discover the unique Osaka gourmets at Dotonbori

Dotonbori, famous for the Crab sculpture and the large Glico neon board, is the center city of Osaka. With many restaurants and bars in the area, along with the Tonbori Riverwalk, Dotonbori is crowded with visitors all year long.

The Osaka-famous billboards!

When thinking about the place Dotonbori, many people imagine the large advertisement boards.
The popular Glico board changes its background based on the time.


Representing the town of gourmet

The moving crab board is also a famous symbol of Osaka.
The eye-catching “Kanidoraku” board entertains the visitors with its funny movement.


The city’s lively atmosphere

Osaka is known for its name of “the town where you spend too much money on food” or “the world’s kitchen.” 
The name may have driven from the fact that the foods here are often times affordable.
The neon light in the nighttime brings a glamorous atmosphere to the town.


The real Osaka-gourmets

In Dotonbori, there are many takoyaki places. 
If you are in Osaka, it may be a good idea to try the real takoyaki.
It is quite enjoyable to eat takoyaki at multiple places and find your favorite one.


The town’s active liveliness

Namba is an area in Chuo-ku, Osaka where many restaurants gather.
The diverse and unique sets of signboards welcome the visitors.
Many tourists take pictures with these boards and is a famous sightseeing place in Osaka.

Name of the facility

Dotonbori, Chuo-ward, Osaka-shi

Nearest station
■Namba Station (Osaka Metro Midosuji line, Osaka Metro Yotsubashi line, Osaka Metro Sennichimae line, Nankai line)
■Nipponbashi Station (Osaka Metro Sakaisuji line, Osaka Metro Sennichi line)
■Osaka Namba Station (Hanshin line, Kintetsu line)