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Osaka Districts

Guide to Osaka Districts and their main attractions. Osaka is sub divided into wards or cities, which are then further sub divided into districts or neighborhoods. Some of the most famous Osaka Districts include Dotonbori, Umeda, Shinsekai, Shinsaibashi, Tempozan and Namba. The list below details the most popular districts for visitors to Osaka.

Dotonbori one of the famous Osaka Districts

Dotonbori one of the famous Osaka Districts

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    Umeda

    Umeda is a commercial and business district in the central Osaka ward (city) of Kita. Umeda is famous as the key shopping district for all of the Kansai region with many shopping centres, four large department stores and many smaller stores and boutiques. One of the major tourist attractions in read more

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    Tempozan

    Tempozan is a recently redeveloped area in the Osaka Bay Area. Tempozan has many attractions including the Tempozan Ferris Wheel and Osaka Aquarium.   Tempozan Attractions

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    Dotonbori

    Dotonbori is a very colorful, popular and famous street which runs parallel to Dotonbori-gawa Canal in the downtown area of Namba, in the center of Osaka. Both sides of the canal are always busy day and night. The north side of the canal is called Soemon-cho, where there are many read more

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    Shinsekai

    Shinsekai is a colorful district of Osaka with fugu and kushi-katsu restaurants. The main attraction in Shinsekai is the Tsutenkaku Tower. Shinsekai is in Tennoji Ward of Osaka.

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    Nakanoshima

    Nakanoshima is a district of central Osaka focused around the island of Nakanoshima in Yodo River. Nakanoshima features many important government buildings and museums including Nakanoshima Park, Bank of Japan, Osaka City Hall, Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library, Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka Science Museum and read more

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    Namba

    Namba is an entertainment district of central Osaka, famous for its giant crab and other restaurants. Namba includes Dotonbori where many of the most famous images of Osaka come from including the Glico Man and the Giant Crab which are around the Dotonbori canal.