Shopping Spots in Osaka Area

  • Rinku Premium Outlets
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    4.0
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    Osaka Izumisanoshi Rinkuouraiminami 3-28
    The biggest outlet mall in Kansai, you’ll find this facility in Izumisano City, Osaka Prefecture across from the Kansai International Airport inside “Rinku Town.” It has two areas, the “Main Side” and the “Sea Side,” and each is two floors. You’ll find top-class overseas brands as well as casual brands, lifestyle goods, and more in the approximately 200 shops onsite. It feels like a beautiful resort, and there’s even a playground for kids. It’s popular as a spot where you can spend all day shopping.

    Lots of brand shops, mainly clothing, which all seemed expensive. There is also a Lego shop which was interesting, but again expensive. It could be worth visiting if you like any particular brands of...

  • EXPOCITY
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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.

  • Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store
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    4.5
    399 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Kakudachou 8-7
    Hankyu Umeda Main Store is one of Osaka’s longest-established department stores, having been founded as a station terminal department store in 1929 when Umeda Station was renovated. Hankyu Umeda Main Store has a total of 15 floors (13 floors above ground and two basement levels); the total floor space is larger than any other department store in Japan. With a concentration of the world’s leading brands in “International Boutiques” on the fifth floor, and another floor with a concentration of Japanese and international cosmetics brands, etc. Hankyu Umeda Main Store is renowned as the starting point for new fashion trends in the Kansai region.

    Its a grand department store with many offerings as one would expect. Must say the customer service is good. In particular we were excited by the many beautiful and delicate food offerings at the...

  • Universal Citywalk Osaka (TM)
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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

  • Osaka Takashimaya
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    233 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Namba 5-1-5
    The Osaka branch of one of Japan's longest-established department store chains, Takashimaya Osaka Store is a major landmark in Minami district in Osaka. Besides the leading Japanese and international fashion brands, Takashimaya Osaka Store also has an impressive total of around 80 boutiques selling cosmetics, sundries, etc. The “Namba Dining Maison” restaurant zone on the seventh to ninth floors is open until 11:00 at night, and is a popular place to get together for a meal or a drink. The rooftop illuminations are a must-see.

    I have done a review of this place before in my previous visit 2 years ago and in my recent back to Osaka, I have also come by this place too since I was in Namba doing shopping and surely cannot...

  • Abeno Q’s MALL
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    Osaka Osakashi Abeno-ku Abenosuji 1-6-1
    A shopping mall connected directly to Tennoji Station opened in April 2011 and one of the largest malls in Osaka City. The facility is host to some 250 fashionable apparel stores, food shops, lifestyle goods shops, and restaurants. Major retailers such as Ito-Yokado, Bic Camera, and Tokyu Hands can be found here as well as Shibuya 109 Abeno, a shop specializing in the latest young peoples’ fashions. The restaurant area was just remodeled in 2017 and more and more interesting establishments are opening here, including brand-new businesses and companies making their first foray into the Kansai region.
  • Namba City
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    129 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Namba 5-1-60
    A shopping mall directly connected to Nankai Electric Railway Namba Station. Easily accessible, the mall is filled with fashionable apparel and lifestyle goods shops as well as restaurants. Construction on the facility was originally started by Nankai Electric Railway in line with renovations on Namba Station and was completed by the Saison Group. The main building was recently remodeled in March 2016. The Namba Galleria, a popular meetup spot, is also located on the grounds.

    Big shopping area connected to Namba Station. There’s a lot of choices for retail and also food and drinks. Has a good range from affordable fast food to fancier restaurants. It’s always very busy...

  • 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...

  • POKEMON CENTER OSAKA
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    227 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-1 Daimaru Umeda store B1F

    You can find many types of pokemon characters. My son was so happy to see them. Bought one that he cannot find in our country.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hanshin Department Store Umeda Main Store
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 1-13-13
    A department store connected directly to Hanshin-Umeda Station renowned locally for its selection of foodstuffs and groceries. The grocery section in the basement is filled with shops offering everything from Osaka favorites to the tastes of renowned shops from around the country, such as ikayaki fried squid, 551 Horai, and rusks by Gateau Festa Harada, well-known for its lines. The Hanshin Department Store also hosts fashionable apparel shops, cosmetics stores, and a Hanshin Tigers shop on the eighth floor where you can purchase a variety of team-themed goods. In summer, a beer garden, which has become a mecca for Tigers fans, is opened on the roof where patrons can enjoy watching live baseball.

    Calling all foodies and gourmands - report to B1 (that’s first floor basement level)! You will thought you have died and have gone to heaven. Nuff said. (You will surely gain 10 pounds just by...

  • Abeno Harkus
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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...

  • Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda Store
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Ofukachou 1-1
    One of Japan’s largest consumer electronics mass retailers, Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda is located right in front of the North Gate of JR Osaka Station. The store boasts an impressive range of products, from home appliances to PCs, cameras, games etc. It is the core tenant of the Yodobashi Umeda mall, and attracts large numbers of visitors, including not only Osaka locals but also foreign tourists. The fifth to seventh floors of the Yodobashi Umeda mall are occupied by popular fashion boutiques and miscellaneous goods stores, etc. The “Yodobashi the Dining” area on the eighth floor has a large number of restaurants.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Izumisano Fishermen's Cooperative Association Open-Air Market
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    Osaka Izumisanoshi Shinmachi 2-5187-101
    This market is located in the corner of Izumisano fishing port, which looks out to Kansai International Airport. Fresh seafood is sold here on the very same day that it is caught. A special feature of the market is Hiruami fish caught in the afternoon, which are then put up for auction from around 2 p.m. Thanks to this afternoon auction, it is possible to see the auctions taking place without having to go to the market in the early hours of the morning. Also in the market are sushi bars and various restaurants with menus bursting with fresh seafood, and in the nearby barbeque (seafood grill) restaurants, you can cook your own ingredients bought at the market.

    Located 30 minutes from Kansai airport by taking Nankai train, get off at Izumisano station and another 15 minutes walk. It is a fish market co-ops you can buy or just take a look at colorful fish...

  • 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.
  • Daimaru Umeda
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 3-1-1
    Daimaru Umeda is a department store located close to Osaka Station and Umeda Station. Representing a whole new kind of department store, Daimaru Umeda has a total of 17 floors (15 floors above ground and two basement levels). Besides fashion boutiques, there is also the “Ufufu Girls” floor for young women, and large branches of the Uniqlo and Tokyu Hands retail chains. The Pokemon Center Osaka and Tomica Shop are located on the 13th floor, with restaurants and cafes on the 14th floor.
  • Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store
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    Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Shinsaibashisuji 1-7-1
    The Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store is a department store that has become an iconic symbol of the Shinsaibashi district of Osaka. It is a large department store complex that comprises a Main Building, South Building, and also a North Building that was formerly the Sogo Shinsaibashi department store. Besides Japanese and international luxury goods brands, the Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store also sells high-end fashion, jewelry, household goods, etc. The Main Building is a gorgeous edifice with internal and external decoration in the Art Deco and Gothic styles; the Main Building is currently closed for refurbishment, but is scheduled to reopen in the autumn of 2019. There is direct access to the Store by an underground passage from Shinsaibashi Station.

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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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