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Midōsuji (御堂筋 Midō-suji) Boulevard is the primary main street in central Osaka, Japan. It runs north-south, passing Umeda, Shinsaibashi, Dōtonbori, Ame-mura, and Namba districts. Underneath the street is the Midōsuji Line subway.
In Edo period, Midosuji was just a narrow street called "Yodoyabashisuji (淀屋橋筋)". Midōsuji was built in the Taishō period, widening an existing north-south street and extending it to run all the way to Umeda in the north and Namba in the south.
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