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Namba Parks (with kids)

Situated near Namba station in Osaka, Namba Parks is a shopping mall with boutiques, restaurants, cafes and gardens.
Namba Parks is a large building with gardens on the roof, and 8 floors of shops (including a cinema at the top). It is open from 11:00 - 21:00 every day, with some restaurants open until 23:00.

Take the Midosuji line, Sennichimae line, Yotsubashi line, Nankai line or Kintetsu line, and get off at Namba station (なんば駅).
If you come by car, there is a lot of parking available on site. If you keep the receipts while you shop (and spend over 5,000yen), you can receive discounted parking (get your ticket validated at the information centre on the 2nd floor).

FASHION and GOODS (for families with kids)...

1F -
Toys R Us (clothes, toys, baby goods)
Hug (interior design goods)

2F -
Hysteric Glamour (womens, mens and kids clothing)
United Arrows green label relaxing (mens, womens and kids clothing)
Urban Research Doors (mens, womens and kids clothing)
Play Comme de Garçons (mens, womens and kids clothing)

3F - 
Marimekko (womens and kids clothing)
Comme Ca Style (mens, womens and kids clothing)
Next UK (womens and kids clothing)
Petit Bateau (baby and kids clothing)

4F -
Denim and Dungarees (kids and womens clothing)
Avirex (mens, womens and kids clothing)
Nudie jeans (mens, womens and kids clothing)

5F -
Comechato and Closet (kids clothing)
Fith (kids clothing)
Granpapa (wooden toys)
ABC cooking studio (cooking lessons for 4yo-12yo)
ABC Kids shoes (kids) 
Sense of wonder (kids and babies clothes) 
X-Girl stages (kids clothing)
Kodomonia shop (kids and babies clothes, toys etc)
Book and cafe Pause (books, toys etc)

6F -
Namco (amusement / games arcade)

RESTAURANTS and CAFES with kids menus - many restaurants have kids menus and high chairs, so please ask!


The 5th floor of Namba parks has a lot of things that mothers with babies might be interested in. There is a nursing room, diaper changing room and a large indoor play land called Kodomonia (website here)

Diaper change stations are also available in selected toilets on the 3rd-6th and 8th floors. 

Child sized toilets are available on the 3rd, 4th, 6th and 8th floors.

You can buy diapers and formula milk (as well as bottles) at Toys R Us on the 1st floor.

On the 9th floor (roof) of the shopping mall is a garden and small playground for kids. 


The use of strollers on escalators is not allowed, but there are lots of elevators in the mall.

You can rent strollers from Kodomonia (on the 5th floor) at a rate of 570yen per hour (up to 3 hours).
You can find more information about kid friendly stores etc in this brochure (available at Namba Parks)...

ATM machines and coin lockers are on the second floor, as is the information desk.
Happy shopping
Fran xx

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Love the futuristic design of that place - wow!