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Address: 7-13, Soemoncho, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0084, Osaka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 6-6441-0532
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If you have time to spare

Visited this using the Osaka Amazing Pass. The tour is every hour so need not worry about missing it. Is just a short ride along the river. We went during afternoon, was a bit hot.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Surrey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

800y is a lot to pay for this 20 min river cruise unless you can access for free through having an amazing osaka pass. Basically you can walk the short route in the same time. Also even with the pass its really only worth the effort after dark.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited this using the Osaka Amazing Pass. The tour is every hour so need not worry about missing it. Is just a short ride along the river. We went during afternoon, was a bit hot.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

9 dollars per person for a boat ride that is advertised as a 20 minute excursion but in reality was 15 minutes as 5 minutes was just spent making a U-turn and waiting to dock. You cross 9 bridges but the last few bridges, there is nothing to see and the others, you can simply cross on foot. When you... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The cruise, which runs for 20 minutes, is run by a very polite and amiable staff that provides a little history lesson and entertainment via tourist participation. The tour guide spoke in Japanese and English. It was a great way to soak in the sights of Dotonburi.

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Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Really enjoyed the Tonbori River Cruise in the evening, all the bright lights, boat hostess was cheerful and fun. Only problem is that we would have liked it to be longer.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A short but entertaining way of spending half an hour or so during the day, staff are marvellous and spoken english excellent. Umbrellas are provided to protect against the rain or intense sun.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

One of the cutest things we did in Osaka was this Tombori River Cruise. It was 900¥, or $9.00 American & it was short but fun. Recommend you going at dusk when all the buildings & lights are lit. The guide speaks only Japanese but, we had a great time.

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Duesseldorf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We did this cruise on a sunny day and therefore the ceiling had a curtain to protect you from the sun shining into the Air conditioned boat. Still if you sit on the window you have a great view to some of the land marks in Osaka. The ride is about one hour and was very enjoyable.

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We joined the Tombori River Cruise as we purchased an Osaka Amazing Pass and we were offered a free seat. Even though it was free, it was a complete waste of time. We had some difficulties in understanding our guide. Plus you go downstream and then upstream for about 300 to 400 meters. We did it at daytime around 2... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Great cruise up and back on the tonbori river amongst the shopping area. Free with the osaka amazing pass

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