Complex Facility / Commercial Facility Spots in Osaka Area

  • EXPOCITY
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    4.0
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    Osaka Suitashi Senribampakukouen 2-1
    A massive entertainment complex located inside Expo’70 Commemorative Park in Suita, Osaka which was built on the site of the Expoland amusement park and first opened in November 2015. The complex hosts eight entertainment facilities, including the large Lalaport Expocity shopping mall; the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan-produced Nifrel aquarium; the Pokemon Expo Gym, popular with children; and Orbi Osaka, a nature-oriented hands-on amusement and exploration center. This popular destination features shopping, fun, and learning, making it a fun place for families, couples, and men and women of all ages.

    Good shops and good food hall. We found what we were after the day we went and got a good lunch also. We were hoping the pokemon gym was still there but sadly not.

  • Universal Citywalk Osaka (TM)
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    4.0
    349 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Konohana-ku Shimaya 6-2-61
    This is a commercial facility next to “Universal Studios Japan (USJ),” with a number of restaurants, shops, and hotels made to look like a street from Hollywood. In addition to restaurants and fast food shops where visitors can enjoy gourmet from all around the world, the food theme park where you can eat and compare Takoyaki (octopus dumplings), a specialty of Osaka, is also popular. There are also many shops selling souvenirs of Osaka, busy with tourists on their way home from USJ. The nearest is Universal City Station.

    When u come to Osaka, please at least spend your time in here. u may come here after the USJ. its really nice to take photos and enjoy the scenary

  • Tempozan Market Place
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    3.5
    173 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Minato-ku Kaigandori 1-1-10
    A shopping mall and entertainment complex located in the Osaka Bay area inside Tempozan Harbor Village, famous for the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, one of the largest aquariums in the world. The three floors of the facility are packed with restaurants, cafes, fashionable apparel stores, and lifestyle goods shops. The mall has a full array of facilities appealing to families, including Naniwa Kuishinbo Yokocho, a food theme park where visitors can enjoy the delights of Osaka cuisine; Tempozan Animal Park, where you can play with dogs, cats, and other small animals; and Legoland Discovery Center Osaka, an indoor museum where kids can play with Legos. The closest station is Osakako Station.

    Don’t get confused - the food court is a standard shopping centre food court but behind it is an area looking like old shops which has some great Japanese food in it. We had vegetarian okonomiyaki...

  • Hankyu Sanbangai
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    4.0
    171 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Shibata 1-1-3
    Hankyu Sanbangai is a large-scale shopping center attached to Hankyu Umeda Station. An artificial river flows through the underground part of the shopping center. It was constructed as a symbol of Osaka, the City of Water. The origin of this name is Trevi Plaza, a space where people come to relax while eating. The best spot of the shopping center is the food court on the second basement of the North Building, with its 1,000 seating capability. There are rows of many popular stores here, catering to customers from all walks of life. Many different types of facilities exist side by side here, such as children's rest rooms and Japanese areas, filled with antique works of art.

    On basement level two (BF2) there are over 100 small food shops all reasonably priced and many with English menus or some ability to understand my terribly limited Japanese. We had okonomiyaki one...

  • LUCUA
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    136 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-3
    This is the east building of LUCUA osaka, Japan’s largest station commercial facility located at Osaka Station. It is filled with approximately 200 fashion and cosmetic shops, cafes, restaurants and sweets stores. There are also many stores that choose it for their Kansai region or Japan debuts, a reason why it bustles with mainly female customers every day.

    Lucua is one of the several departmental stores right in or next to JR Osaka station, besides Lucua101, Daimaru, Grand Front Osaka etc, just to name a few. It covers several floor areas and sell a...

  • Abeno Harkus
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    4.5
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    Osaka Osakashi Abeno-ku Abenosuji 1-1-43
    The Abeno Harukas building is a skyscraper in Osaka City; at a height of 300 meters, it is the tallest building in Japan (as of 2017). Since opening in 2014, Abeno Harukas has become a major new landmark in Osaka; the “Harukas 300” observation platform on the top floor, which offers marvelous views of the Osaka cityscape, is very popular with both domestic and overseas tourists. The upper floors house a hotel and offices, with the Abeno Harukas Museum (an art museum) on the 16th floor.

    Once you have paid to get to the observation deck you can do the edge experience. For 1000yen I thought this was a good price, you would pay much more than that in Australia. Being that I do not have...

  • HEP FIVE
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Kakudachou 5-15
    HEP FIVE is a fashion shopping mall in Osaka City. The building is very distinctive, with a red ferris wheel on the roof, and with the use of a striking red and white color scheme for the external walls. This is a trend-setting mall, with around 170 shops—mainly selling fashion and miscellaneous goods targeted at female consumers—and restaurants. The ferris wheel on the roof is an Umeda district landmark, enabling visitors to view Osaka City and Mt. Rokko from a height of 106 meters above ground level. The mother-and-child pair of red whale sculptures hung in the first-floor atrium were designed by famous industrial designer Tatsuya Ishii.
  • HERBIS PLAZA ENT
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    79 Reviews
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    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Umeda 2-2-22
    A business park located in front of Nishi-Umeda Station in Umeda, Kita Ward, Osaka City. With seven aboveground and two belowground floors, tenants include fashionable apparel shops, boutiques, and Sony Store Osaka; restaurants; beauty salons; a wedding hall; cooking classroom; and Billboard Live Osaka. XEX West, a fusion restaurant consisting of a Japanese cuisine area, Italian cuisine area, and bar; and the Osaka Shiki Theatre are located on the top floor.

    Below this plaza are about 18 different restaurants offering Japanese food. But there are also some places with western food and a great French bakery with all delicacies, such as French croissant...

  • Whity Umeda
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    3.5
    104 Reviews
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    Osaka Osaka-shi Kita-ku Komatsubara Cho Umeda Underground shopping center
    An underground shopping mall connected directly to Umeda Station and Higashi-Umeda Station in Komatsubara-cho, Kita Ward, Osaka City. The mall first opened in 1963. Stretching north, south, and east from Umeda Station, the mall is occupied by around 190 establishments, including restaurants, fashionable apparel shops, and boutiques.

    Whity Mall-old name Fountain Mall had a renovation and it was new now. No more fountain but it was a lot newer.

  • Namba Parks
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    Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Nambanaka 2-10-70
    Namba Parks is an office and shopping complex in the Naniwa Ward of Osaka City, built on the site of what was formerly Osaka Stadium. It comprises Parks Tower, a 30-storey office building, and Namba Parks Shops & Diners, a shopping mall. The gradually-ascending Parks Garden rooftop garden has an abundance of plants and trees, and is a great place for urban residents to relax and enjoy being in close proximity to natural greenery. The mall has a comprehensive range of facilities, including a wide range of luxury brand boutiques, upscale restaurants, a game center, movie theatre, etc.
  • Semba Center Building
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    63 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Sembachuou 2-3
    Commercial buildings in central Semba. The buildings are ten, looking like supporting the Hanshin Expressway, with the first through third are serving as a wholesale market, fourth through ninth are for wholesale textile stores, and the tenth is a shopping center filled with specialty stores. Its major characteristic is its direct access to the Midosuji Line / Central Line Honmachi Station and the Sakaisuji Line / Central Line Honmachi Station, where three lines meet at four different stations. The shopping center comes complete with its own car park, and customers can enter the shops without ever getting wet in the rain. And, with the various restaurants and cafes centered in the underground area, it is always full of tourists and families, making it a very lively place.

    Went there earlier in 2015 and love to shop stationery in the basement shop but this time not as much selection as before. But luckily bought some super bargain scarf.

  • Grand Front Osaka
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Ofukachou
    Grand Front Osaka is a multi-function commercial complex located in the Kita Ward of Osaka City, to the north of Osaka Station and Umeda Station. It comprises a North Building, South Building, and high-rise residential tower, with a hotel, shopping mall, restaurants, a theater, office space, plazas, rental space, etc. The large shopping area has over 260 individual stores, including fashionable luxury brand boutiques, interior furnishings stores, etc.; many of the stores are their brands’ first Kansai region store, or the Kansai region flagship store.
  • OCAT
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    Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Minatomachi 1-4-1
    Directly connected to JR Namba Station, this shopping complex is part of the largest bus terminal in west Japan. A shuttle bus runs between the bus terminal on the second floor and Kansai International Airport. The shopping complex also serves as a base for the limousine bus, which connects to Itami Airport and Kobe Airport, long-distance express buses and tour buses. Inside the complex, are a vast array of restaurants and shopping floors. While waiting for the bus, you can enjoy browsing the many wares available here, or relax on the roof garden amongst the 10,000 plants planted here, made up of approximately 200 different varieties of herbs, including lavender.
  • Umeda Loft
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Chayamachi 16-7
    This general living goods specialty store is about a seven-minute walk from the Chayamachi ticket gate at Umeda Station. Focusing on general goods and stationary they offer a wide variety of popular and trendy items. The store contains many sub-stores including the playful bookstore Village Vanguard, the hobby-shop/anime goods store Bunkyodo JOY, the first of its kind in Kansai three price shop via Capri, Shimamura Instruments, Ticket Port, mini theater Theater Umeda, and others. A variety of popular events are held in the first floor Loft Market and the fifth floor Loft Forum.

    梅田の中心部から徒歩で行ける所にあるロフトです。文具やコスメ、日用雑貨とかいろんなものが売ってあります。若い人や観光客が多い印象でした。周辺には若者向けの店やテレビ局などがあり、賑わっています。

  • Osaka Station City
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1
    This large composite facility is centered around JR Osaka Station, the South Gate Building, and the North Gate Building. You’ll find everything from the encyclopedia Daimaru Umeda, Hotel Granvia Osaka, the Lucua 1100 commercial facility, a movie theater, a sports club, and more, not to mention clothing shops, restaurants, hotels, medical facilities, and every other type of business and service imaginable. There are several plazas as well, making it convenient for meeting up or taking a break.
  • Shinsaibashi Opa
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    Osaka Osaka-shi Chuo-ku Nishishinsaibashi 1-4-3
    This shopping mall is connected directly to the number 7 exit of Shinsaibashi Station on the Midosuji Line and Nagahori Tsurumi-Ryokuchi Line subways. Tenants include men's and women's fashion stores, boutiques, interior decor stores, children's and baby apparel and necessity shops, restaurants, and service establishments. There's also a nursing room and children's toilet with changing station, making this a convenient destination for shoppers with children.
  • LaLaport EXPOCITY
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    Osaka Suitashi Senribampakukouen 2-1
    This is a large commercial facility located within the Expo ’70 Commemorative Park about a two-minute walk away from Banpaku-kinen-koen Station, Osaka Monorail. You can also enjoy it after using the entertainment facilities in EXPOCITY, and it is also popular with families. There are approximately 305 stores assembled within the spacious facility such as fashion, interior, lifestyle goods, culture and gourmet, and there are also a large number of stores which have set up shop for the first time in Japan. In particular, we recommend popular character themed restaurant which is the only place where you can enjoy and the large scale food court which has an unbroken view of the tower of the sun statue.
  • Tennoji Mio
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    Osaka Osakashi Tennouji-ku Hideinchou 10-39
    A large shopping mall comprised of a Main Building and Plaza Building connected directly to JR Tennoji Station. The facility is host to a large number of tenants including fashionable shops, restaurants, knickknack and lifestyle good stores, bookstores, stationary shops, cosmetics sellers, and clinics—everything from daily necessities to convenient establishments providing for life’s needs. Large retailers such as Loft, Sofmap, Franc Franc, mont-bell, and Plaza also have locations in the mall. The Mio Res restaurant floor is open until 11 p.m. and is a convenient place to pick up dinner on the way home.
  • Herbis Plaza
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 2-5-25
    This is a commercial facility in the east wing of the skyscraper “HERBIS OSAKA” on the south side of JR Osaka Station. On all eight floors from the basement second floor to the sixth floor visitors will find a variety of world-class brand shops and refined restaurants. There are a variety of services offered including a beauty salon, travel agency, showroom, and a childcare facility as well. Visitors can spend time in elegance and forget about everyday life enjoying the atmosphere inside the luxurious building finished with marble and carpets.
  • LUCUA 1100
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-3
    This building, which opened in 2015, is filled with fashion stores is in the “North Gate Building,” which can be directly accessed from JR Osaka Station. It shares a plaza with the adjacent LUCUA building. It boasts trendy shops filled with the latest fashions and lifestyle goods, not to mention stores inherited from the department store “JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan,” offering a “never-before-seen combination” of goods to a wide variety of demographics. In addition to a Tsutaya bookstore and Disney Store, it also features a number of famous restaurants and the “Baruchika” zone, which is filled with food and drink establishments that stay open into the night.

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While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country’s third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people’s openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname "the nation’s kitchen."

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