Dotombori Lantern Festival 2018
Numerous lanterns decorated along Dotonbori River, the city’s symbol, create a seasonal charm of summer in Osaka. The event was planned by Junior Chamber International Osaka in 1999, with support from shopping arcades of Minami district in Osaka, associations, companies, and individuals.
Walking along the riverside in yukata (light cotton kimono), visitors can feel the seasonal charm. Choose your favorite style to appreciate the view: arrange the visit when summer festivals are held across Minami district, have lunch or dinner at one of th
|Date||July 1 (Sun) to August 31 (Fri), 2018|
|Description||The 800-meter-long riverside block between Fukari Bridge(Yotsubashi-suji) and Nippon Bridge(Sakai-suji) will be decorated with 1,300 lanterns.|
|Access||Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka (4 minutes walk from “Namba” subway station and “Osaka Namba” station in Hanshin/Kintetsu line, 6 minutes walk from “Namba” station in Nankai line)|