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Shinsaibashi/Namba/Umeda Area Shopping Guide

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The shopping area with the greatest variety in Osaka

Hotel Nikko Osaka is within easy walking distance of the rich variety offered by thousands of stores in Osaka’s Minami area,
making it ideally located for shopping.
It’s just a few minutes on the subway to Umeda (northern Osaka).

Brand Shops

Brand Shop &
Daimaru Department Store

1 min. (on foot)

In September 2019 the Main Building reopened after a full reconstruction, the first in 86 years.
Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store’s Main Building Vories architecture was reproduced beautifully using the latest technology, with sculptor Kohei Nawa contributing a new artwork, “Ho / Oh.” While viewing the symbol of the Main Building (Rhizomatiks Design’s “D-WALL”) and other artworks you can enjoy shopping at over 360 highly original specialty stores.

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https://www.daimaru.co.jp.e.md.hp.transer.com/shinsaibashi/

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Midosuji’s Brand Street

5 min. (on foot)

Midosuji Boulevard runs north and south through the heart of Osaka, with Nagahori Street running west and east. The vicinity of the intersection where they cross has one brand name shop after another. Chanel, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and other leading brands from around the world have opened some of the largest directly managed stores in Japan, creating an elegant neighborhood. At night, fashionably decorated store windows compete in beautiful illuminations, creating an exciting atmosphere. This is a new landmark spot in Osaka where sightseers from Japan and around the world strut side by side.

https://osaka-info.jp/en/page/luxury-shopping-street

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Shopping Facilities and Duty-free Shops

Namba Parks

5 min. (by subway)

Namba Parks is a large-scale commercial complex that opened in October 2003. This must-see spot in Minami includes one of the largest cinema complexes in Osaka as well as a shopping zone and restaurant zone with some of the Kansai area's very first shops and restaurants. A stream runs through the spacious Parks Garden on the rooftop, which has around 70,000 plants and flowers of approximately 300 species. This mid-town oasis attracts and pleases ever-increasing numbers of visitors.

http://www.nambaparks.com.e.uq.hp.transer.com/

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Namba City

5 min. (by subway)

The shopping center contains around 240 businesses, including fashion stores and restaurants. It attracts many people who use Namba Station.

http://www.nambacity.com.e.uz.hp.transer.com/

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LAOX
Daimaru Shinsaibashi Store

5 min. (on foot)

In order to provide high-quality, made-in-Japan products to many foreign customers, we have arranged a rich product assortment with everything from overseas-compatible home electronics to jewelry, cosmetics, craftworks and more. Our multilingual sales staff will always be there to help and satisfy our customers from abroad as well as from Japan, with the spirit of Japanese hospitality.

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https://www.laox.co.jp/laox_store/en/stores/shinsaibashi/

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Takashimaya Osaka

5 min. (by subway)

A venerable department store in Osaka’s Minami area, connected directly with Namba Station on both the Nankai Railway and Midosuji subway lines. Composed of the Main Building, East Building and West Building. A large selection of popular brands and ladies’ fashion, cosmetics, general merchandise and other products. The store boasts a full assortment of side dishes along with both Japanese and Western confections and varieties of alcohol on the B1 food floors of the Main Building and East Building.

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https://www.takashimaya-global.com/en/stores/osaka/

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Hankyu Department Store
Umeda Main Store

10 min. (by subway)

A highly popular, pioneering fashion store in Kansai. The “International Boutique” offers an array of leading brands. The cosmetics section, one of the largest in western Japan, offers both domestic and foreign brand goods. The well-patronized food section covers two floors. It has an abundant selection of side dishes (Japanese, Western and Chinese), Western confections, wine and so on.

https://www.hankyu-dept.co.jp/fl/english/honten/

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Markets and Shopping Streets

Shinsaibashi-suji
Shotengai

1 min. (on foot)

Shinsaibashi-suji Shotengai is a shopping street extending north to south over a distance of approximately 580meters from the south side of Nagahori-dori to Soemoncho-dori. There are approximately 180 shops including clothing stores, restaurants and major department stores such as Daimaru. Mixture of well-established shops that have been around for hundreds of years and clothing stores that incorporate the latest trends are starting to revitalize the appeal of Shinsaibashi-suji.

https://www.shinsaibashi.or.jp/lang/en

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Kuromon Ichiba Market

10 min. (by subway)

Until the end of the Meiji Era, the Kuromon Ichiba Market used to be called Emmeiji Market, because there was once a large temple called Emmeiji nearby. Since there used to be a black gate northeast of this temple, the marketplace later came to be called"Kuromon Ichiba Market"(Black Gate Market). The market has a total length of close to 600 meters with 170 shops, the vast majority of which specialize in the freshest and best quality meat, vegetables, eggs and other ingredients from around the country and abroad. Although well over half of total sales are for the business (professional chef) market, Kuromon Ichiba caters also to the general public. For more than 170 years, everyone from restaurant chefs to housewives have come here, drawn by the taste, freshness and variety of its products.

https://kuromon.com/en/

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Orange Street (Horie Area)

15 min. (on foot)

“Tachibana-dori” is Osaka’s hotspot for the latest trends. Fashionable cafes and boutiques, general merchandise stores, imported furniture stores, interior goods stores and more line both sides of an 800-meter-long street. On weekends, the street is thronged with young people. It has gained attention for being a place where the old (traditional Japanese furniture stores) and the new (cultural epicenter of the young) coexist. Directly to the south are the Minato-machi River Place and OCAT.

https://osaka-info.jp/en/page/tachibana-dori-orange-street

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Americamura

5 min. (on foot)

During the 70s, warehouses in Amerikamura were renovated to sell imported goods including vintage clothes, jeans, second-hand records and many other items from the West Coast of the United States. Because of the uniqueness of the area, TV and media introduced the place nationwide and "Amemura" (Amerikamura) became a birthplace of the latest fashion trends.
Even now more than 30 years later, Amemura is fun to visit, to look for young people with creative and unique fashion, to observe entertaining buildings and purchase unique goods from a wide variety of stores.

https://americamura.jp/

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Household appliances, Computers, Subculture

DENDEN Town

20 min. (on foot and by subway)

Osaka’s answer to Tokyo’s Akihabara as a district selling electronic goods. Nipponbashi DENDEN Town, rows of various specialty stores selling electronics, audio, carpenters’ tools, tools/equipment, machines, computers etc. Recently, the town has become noted for cosplay, maid cafes and so on, just like Akihabara. At Nippombashi Information, visitors can make use of introductory services to stores and other places.

http://www.denden-town.or.jp/

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Biccamera Namba Store

10 min. (by subway)

BicCamera offers an outstanding assortment of products not available in other stores, while offering goods at discount prices. In addition to cameras and home appliances, you can find a complete range of everything you could want, including daily necessities, medicines, alcoholic beverages, glasses, toys, golf and sporting goods, down duvets, and even Japanese confectioneries! With everything in one store, you can enjoy truly one-stop shopping!

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https://www.biccamera.com.e.lj.hp.transer.com/bc/i/shop/shoplist/shop013.jsp

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Variety shopping

Tokyu Hands
Shinsaibashi

5 min. (on foot)

Each floor is filled with high-quality Japanese products that are highly sought after by overseas visitors. Each floor has also introduced translation services using translation tools (both ones using specialized terminals and translation operation services using tablets).

https://www.tokyu-hands.co.jp/en/list/shinsaibashi/

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Namba SkyO * 5F Honmamon Area

5 min. (by subway)

A facility tailoring to the information and service needs of domestic and foreign visitors, with large-scale and highly functional offices, cutting-edge major clinics specializing in preventative medicine, and an urban-type convention hall. Namba is a creative, international base where people, things and ideas merge and two-way communication toward the future is facilitated.

https://www.nambaskyo.com/en/

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Doguyasuji Street

15 min. (on foot and by subway)

Doguyasuji Street also has a number of stores offering tools used by culinary pros. In recent years, workshops where you can make your own glass art or plastic food samples or the like have become popular, especially among students on school trips from other areas around Japan.

https://www.doguyasuji.or.jp/

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Don Quijote

10 min. (on foot)

The yellow Ferris wheel of the Dotonbori branch of Don Quijote, Japan’s largest discount store, is a landmark in Osaka’s Minami area. Inside, all sorts of items including daily essentials, general merchandise, electronic goods, clothing accessories and jewelry are sold at everyday low prices. The interior, which resembles an amusement park, also contains eating establishments.

https://www.donki.com/en/store/shop_list.php?pref=28

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Less than 20 minutes to both USJ and Osaka Castle

Unsurpassed for access not only to shopping but also to the main sightseeing spots in Osaka and Kansai.

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