Shopping Spots in Kita / Osaka Station / Umeda / Yodoyabashi Area

  • 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...

  • POKEMON CENTER OSAKA
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    4.0
    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.

  • Hanshin Department Store Umeda Main Store
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    4.0
    146 Reviews
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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...

  • 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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    4.0
    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...

  • 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.
  • HERBIS PLAZA ENT
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    4.0
    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.

  • 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.
  • Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Tenjimbashi
    This covered shopping street is centered on the road approaching Osaka Tenmangu Shrine. Running north to south for 2.6 kilometers from Tenjinbashi 1-chome to Tenjinbashi 6-chome, it is famous as Japan's longest shopping street. There are approx. 600 stores along the street. During the Edo period (1603-1868), the Tenman vegetable market was located nearby, and the street developed around the market as the main approach to the shrine. Many events are held centered on the shrine to this day. The stores sell everything from clothing to food, and include cafes, restaurants and izakaya bars.
  • Umeda Loft
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
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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。

  • Keihan Mall
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    3.5
    36 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Miyakojima-ku Higashinodamachi 2-1-38
    This is a shopping mall directly connected to the Keihan Electric Railway Kyobashi Station. In 1990, the hotel Keihan Kyobashi was opened in the building, and established an apparel, food and lifestyle shopping complex. There are approximately 150 stores located from the basement to the seventh floor which include fashion stores, stores that sell household goods, cafe restaurants, and food products with an atmosphere inviting customers to casually drop in. Access to the shopping complex from the JR Station and subway is convenient and it is the perfect spot to take a break or spend time waiting for a train. There is also a spacious nursing room with a bench sofa and a wash basin for parents with small children.

    This is a suburban mall which provides for basic needs. Not a must visit but it has a big uniqlo store so it is worthwhile to go there if you are after some uniqlo stuff. First floor has a starbucks...

  • 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.
  • WEST WOOD BAKERS
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    4.0
    42 Reviews
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    Osaka Osakashi Nishi-ku Minamihorie 1-16-9
    WEST WOOD BAKERS, with its glass frontage and American-style interior décor, is an affiliate store of CRITTERS BURGER (a hamburger restaurant in Shinsaibashi). The Croque Madame made with home-made bread, which forms part of the breakfast menu, should not be missed. There are so many different items on sale in the bakery area that it is difficult to know what to choose. WEST WOOD BAKERS is located around six minutes' walk from Yotsubashi Station on the Yotsubashisuji Subway Line.

    A nice change of pace from all that Japanese onigiri! Just very simple breakfast/ brunch food done well. Be here early or risk waiting in line as the small cafe looked like it was at most, only a...

  • 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.
  • Osaka Marubiru
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Umeda 1-9-20
    This is a 123.92 meter high-rise building in Umeda, Kita Ward, Osaka City, famous as an Umeda landmark due to its prominent cylindrical shape. Most of the building is occupied by the “Osaka Daiichi Hotel,” and the lower floors below the 10th floor are mainly for commercial use. Major tenants are “Tower Records,” the CD shop, “L. L. Bean” the outdoor brand, and overseas travel specialty shops and beauty salons. There is also a variety of eateries such as “Starbucks Coffee” great for a break, and “Takonotetsu”, a restaurant where you cook your own takoyaki (octopus dumpling), is popular with tourists.
  • NU chayamachi
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    Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Chayamachi 10-12
    NU chayamachi is a fashion mall located in Chayamachi, in the Kita Ward of Osaka City. Since opening in 2005, it has become a major landmark in Chayamachi; it is distinguished by its post-modern external appearance, reminiscent of bamboo screens. In 2011, NU chayamachi Plus opened opposite the original NU chayamachi; between them, the two malls constitute a large-scale shopping complex with around 100 individual stores. Besides fashion boutiques and sundries stores, there are also bookstores and restaurants.

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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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