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Best things to do in Naniwa Ward

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Zoo
“You can see many kinds of animals in the zoo located in the middle of the city. The Tennoji Zoo was opened on January 1, 1915. It celebrated the 100th anniversary from the opening in 2015 and is currently known as the third oldest zoo in Japan. The zoo has about 1,000 animals of about 200 species in an approximately 11 hectare site and attracts many visitors as an urban oasis.”
183 locals recommend
Food
“Kuromon market is good place for buying, eating fresh fish for walking around! ”
257 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Shinsekai is a colorful area to the west of Tennoji Park packed with cheap shops and eateries and best known for its iconic Tsutenkaku Tower. The History of Shinsekai Shinsekai was designed as an entertainment district in the early 20th century, and originally modelled after the cities of New York and Paris. Opened in 1912, “Shinsekai” literally means “New World” and because of its modern image the area quickly became a popular tourist attraction.”
223 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A shopping mall with a very unique design. When you visit at night you will be amazed by the mysterious building. A popular spot in Namba where many shops and restaurants enter.”
183 locals recommend
Udon Restaurant
“The lively entertainment area of Dotonbori is Osaka’s most famous tourist destination and renowned for its gaudy neon lights, extravagant signage, and the enormous variety of restaurants and bars. ”
288 locals recommend
Comedy Club
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“The Namba Grand Kagetsu is a theater in Osaka shows comedians and storytellers here”
117 locals recommend
Discount Store
“You can buy something cheap. You should take a train to go Shinsaibashi from Kitahama station.”
153 locals recommend
Spa
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“Spa world osaka - スパワールド Drawing on natural spring water, Osaka's Spa World is one of the largest hot spring complexes in the world, featuring themed rooms modeled after spas around the world and a water theme park on the roof”
120 locals recommend
Theater
“National Bunraku Theatre plays a significant role in preserving, developing and passing on the traditional art forms of the Kamigata (Osaka-Kyoto), especially the art of Ningyo Joruri Bunraku (puppet drama).”
88 locals recommend
Electronics Store
“Bic Camera Namba is one of around 40 Bic Camera stores found throughout Japan, which dispite the name sell computers, mobile phones, audio and video equipment, plus of course cameras. Most Bic Camera stores are large sites, which consist of several floors and nomally include restaurants and cafes. This Bic Camera store is in Namba Osaka. walk from accommodation only 15 minutes.”
97 locals recommend
Ramen Restaurant
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“famous for spicy ramen noodle and have a good reputation, especially for foreigners.”
52 locals recommend
Department Store
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“10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Open until 8:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The basement west zone is open until 9:00 p.m. Starbucks Coffee is open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Namba Dining Maison is open from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Open 7 days a week. 10:00-20:00 〈(周五)(周六)营业至20:30〉 地下楼层西区营业至21:00 星巴克咖啡的营业时间是7:00-22:30 难波Dining Maison的营业时间是11:00-23:00 全年无休”
71 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“'Dotonbori' One of the most famous tourist attraction of Osaka.You can see Glico Man here. ”
131 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“On Sakaisuji between the Nipponbashi 3-chome intersection on Nansan Dori Street in the north and the Ebisucho intersection in the south you can find all the big name electronics and home appliance retailers. The area to the west of this street has a lot of small independent stores. At many of these smaller stores discounts are common and negotiating a price is the norm. At the bigger stores there are often tax-free offers for overseas visitors. You will also see young ladies dressed in French maid costumes at every intersection of Otaku Road who are trying to attract customers to their main cafes. At these cafes the girls in exaggerated maid costumes serve drinks, chat with customers.”
127 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Tsutenkaku Tower (lit. “tower reaching heaven”) was first built in 1912 and looked much more like the Eiffel Tower than its current iteration. It was taken down during WWII and later rebuilt in 1956, designed by Tachu Naito, who also created Tokyo Tower and Sapporo’s TV Tower. It stands 103 meters tall with an observation deck 91 meters high. An open-air deck built in 2015 offers a panoramic view while the exterior is covered in thousands of LED lights that change color depending on the season (think red and green for Christmas, pink for cherry blossoms). The whole thing is aptly sponsored by Hitachi, which advertises in bold letters on one of its eight sides. Find the gold Billiken statue on the 5th floor observation deck of the tower. The Billiken, a small elf-like figure with a mischievous smile, is a good luck figure invented in America during the New Thought Movement that grew popular upon its arrival in Japan in 1910. He is known as the God of Happiness or “Things as they ought to be.” The original wooden statue was kept in Luna Park but disappeared when the park was demolished. The current statue was created in 1979 to attract visitors to the tower but he’s since become a symbol of the entire city, and tourists visit just to rub his feet for good luck and to place a coin in his donation box.”
83 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Many items you can enjoy from small children to elderly people. Of course, as well as the latest game machines, bowling with a powerful screen lane, karaoke which makes you want to use a different room each time, spot cha not getting tired even if you play all day, Osaka Minami in various situations as a state-of-the-art playground We hospitality guests with all staff so that we can serve you. If you have never come, please experience Round One's play by all means!”
46 locals recommend