Here are the best Shopping Malls in Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category.
For instance, OSAKA STATION CITY, Yodobashi Umeda, LUCUA osaka and other related spots will be listed. Be sure to check them out during your visit to Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi!
1.OSAKA STATION CITY
This is the largest integrated commercial complex in western Japan. Centering around JR Osaka Station, the OSAKA STATION CITY features the fashion building LUCUA Osaka on its northern side, and the department store Daimaru Umeda, Hotel Granvia Osaka and the restaurant zone Umaimono Plaza in its southern section.
Here, you can shop for all sorts of souvenirs such as cosmetics and Japanese and Western confectioneries. If you're hungry, there's an enormous variety of Japanese restaurants and international restaurants to choose from.
Within OSAKA STATION CITY, there are ten distinct plazas, including ”Toki-no-hiroba Plaza(Time and Space Plaza)” characterized by its giant dome-shaped roof spreading over the station; ”South Gate Plaza,” where you can see the water clock that is Japan's only clock chosen for ”12 of the world's most beautiful clocks” on CNN's website in 2014; and ”Tenku-no-noen Farm (Sky Farm),” an oasis where you can connect with nature in the heart of the city. Various seasonal events such as concerts and illumination take place in these plazas, making them attractions to the complex.
A 5-minute walk away from JR Osaka Station and the following stations:
Osaka Metro Umeda Station, Nishi-Umeda Station, and Higashi-Umeda Station;
Hankyu Umeda Station; and
Hanshin Umeda Station.
Yodobashi Umeda was opened in 2001 in front of JR Osaka Station as a commercial complex. Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda, which sells products including digital cameras, computers, audio video systems, games, and household electronics, is located on B2 to 4F. From 5F to 7F are fashion floors with stores offering clothes, general merchandise, and small items as well as relaxation services. 8F is dedicated to restaurants, and 9F to 13F are parking floors that can fit up to 1,000 cars. The building is home to one of Japan's largest electronic stores, and its spacious sales floors together with an overwhelming selection of goods have made it a highly popular destination for international tourists.
・Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda boasts both the largest sales area and highest sales in Japan
Yodobashi Camera Multimedia Umeda takes up six floors of the building from B2 to 4F and has one of the largest sales area among electronic stores in Japan. It offers a wide selection of goods in its large building and is supported not only by local consumers but also visiting tourists. With information announcements made in English, Chinese, Korean, French, German, and Spanish in addition to Japanese, it offers a place for foreign tourists to shop in comfort.
・The restaurant floor offers a wide variety of stores serving dishes ranging from local Osaka specialties to international cuisines
The restaurant floor on 8F has stores offering Osaka specialties such as okonomiyaki and kushiage, in addition to other Japanese cuisines including kaiten sushi (plates of sushi served on a rotating belt), tempura, shabu-shabu, sukiyaki, ramen, and omurice (omelet rice). There are also various other restaurants such as izakaya and steak house, and Italian, Chinese, and Korean cuisines where visitors can enjoy different food for lunch and dinner.
・Hotel Hankyu RESPIRE OSAKA to be opened in November 2019
A new high-rise building of approximately 150 meters, named Yodobashi Umeda Tower, is being built on the north side of Yodobashi Umeda, where Hotel Hankyu RESPIRE OSAKA will open in November 2019, giving birth to a new Umeda landmark. There will be parking floors with around 400 spaces from B4 to B2 and commercial facilities from B1 to 8F. From 9F up, the building will be Hotel Hankyu RESPIRE OSAKA with approximately 1,030 rooms.
About LUCUA osaka
”LUCUA osaka” is one of Japan's largest shopping malls, consisting of the west building ”LUCUA 1100” and the east building ”LUCUA,” which operate as a unit. With convenient and easy accessibility, it offers you a pleasant, relaxing shopping experience.
About LUCUA 1100
The keywords here are ”Gap,” ”Contrast,” and ”Marriage.” Uniquely blending different genres, this mall presents ”new value” through a fusion of the gaps and contrasts between the various products and shops.
Mainly targeted at fashion- and trend-conscious working women, LUCUA provides ”a luxury experience that you can enjoy in your daily life” and offers the opportunity to realize ”a sensitive, sophisticated lifestyle.” Being the No. 1 fashion building in the Umeda area, the center offers ”value found nowhere else.”
4.GRAND FRONT OSAKA SHOPS & RESTAURANTS
Located in front of ”Osaka Umeda” Station, which is the largest terminal in western Japan, this is one of the largest shopping districts in Japan, containing about 260 shops for fashion, accessories, lifestyles, and beauty products as well as cafes, restaurants, and bars.
In spaces filled with the sound of water and greenery, visitors will find stores of authentic craftsmanship as well as flagship stores of brands known only to a few trendsetters. Why not enjoy the stroll-and-shop experience to find items that are for you and you alone?
Besides Umeda Station that serves the various Hankyu railways, the following stations also provide easy access to the shopping district.
Umeda Station, Hanshin
Umeda Station, Osaka Metro Midosuji Line
Higashi Umeda Station, Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line
Nishi Umeda Station, Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line
JR Osaka Station
Kita Shinchi Station, JR Tozai Line
4-1 (the open space where I filled it up and came to), 4-20 (the south hall), 3-1 (the north hall), Ofukacho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0011
Osaka-umeda Station （Hankyu-kyoto Main Line / Hankyu-kobe Main Line / Hankyu-takarazuka Main Line）
- Phone Number 06-6372-6300
- Address 4-1 (the open space where I filled it up and came to), 4-20 (the south hall), 3-1 (the north hall), Ofukacho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0011
Amusement and entertainment come together here, where you can find the bright red Ferris wheel, one of Umeda landmarks with views of all the famous spots in Kansai, and HEP HALL, which hosts various events. There are about 170 stores, including those of famous brands, that deserve their renown as the hub of Kansai's trends, as well as popular casual restaurants, all extremely popular with young people.
The ”HEP” of HEP FIVE stands for ”Hankyu Entertainment Park;” here, ”entertainment” also means ”hospitality.”
We strive to create facilities based on a spirit of ”hospitality” and to make our customers want to come back for more.
6.Nu chayamachi/Nu chayamachi PLUS
NU Chayamachi and NU Chayamachi Plus are in Osaka's central Umeda area.
There are around 80 shops for fashion, home décor, accessories, and gourmet foods as well as cafes!!
The restaurants offer dishes made with the absolute freshest fish, meat, vegetables, and other seasonal ingredients,
and there are also many trendy cafes.
Check them out if you are a fashion freak or a gourmand!
10-12, Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (NU Chayamachi)/8-26, Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi (NU Chayamachi +), 530-0013
Osaka-umeda Station （Hankyu-kyoto Main Line / Hankyu-kobe Main Line / Hankyu-takarazuka Main Line）
- Phone Number 06-6373-7371
- Address 10-12, Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka (NU Chayamachi)/8-26, Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi (NU Chayamachi +), 530-0013
7.HARBIS PLAZA / HERBIS PLAZA ent
HERBIS PLAZA and HERBIS PLAZA ENT are large-scale shopping facilities intended for adults who appreciate the finest lifestyles; they offer refined services and quality entertainment.
HERBIS PLAZA is home to ”The Ritz-Carlton Osaka” hotel, a men's apparel floor, and a restaurant floor for adult office workers. Meanwhile, HERBIS PLAZA ENT has a theater for the Shiki Theatre Company; Billboard Live (Osaka); flagship stores of luxury brands; a wide range of quality specialty stores; Japanese, western, Chinese, and other restaurants offering elaborate dishes; and bridal stores and beauty salons.
The two buildings feature a composed exterior accentuated with artwork. The lush promenade on the ground level is adorned with flowers, while the basement floor has a garden avenue with the sound of water at the entrance and a green patio connecting the buildings, creating a soothing space in the middle of the city.
1-minute walk from Hanshin Umeda Station. The following stations are also nearby.
Direct distance from Nishi Umeda Station, Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line
Approx. 2-minute walk from JR Osaka Station
Approx. 5-minute walk from Umeda Station, Osaka Metro Midosuji Line
Approx. 12-minute walk from Hankyu Umeda StationApprox. 12-minute walk from Hankyu Umeda Station
8.Hankyu Sanban Gai
A shopping center directly accessible from Hankyu Umeda Station.
There are 247 stores for everyone to enjoy casual shopping for everything from fashion, accessories, and hobby items to gourmet shops.
In particular, the gourmet floor (the second basement) offers a lineup of stores unsurpassed in the Umeda area.
EST is an underpass shopping center that stretches from Hankyu Umeda Station’s entrance to Shin-Midosuji. The center has over 100 stores with many popular brands present. There are many flagship stores making their Kansai debut, offering the leading edge of fashion.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.
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