If you love shopping, be sure to stay near Shinsaibashi. It is the one-stop to satisfy your shopping and dining needs. There are large department stores, specialty shops and a variety of small shops. The stone pavements are always crowded with people.
Even if you are not a fan of shopping, this bustling business district is still worth a visit.
In the west side of Shinsaibashi is an American village, which is known as "Osaka’s Harajuku". The graffiti walls add urban character. American and European styles of clothing are available. There are also different kinds of ancient shops and second-hand shops for luxury goods. You can spend a whole day here, experiencing the vitality of life in Osaka.
Midosuji, which passes through the middle of Shinsaibashi, is the main road. It connects the Shinsaibashi downtown area of Umeda to Namba in the south. The Midosuji Parade is held here every autumn. It is a gorgeous and colorful event, with military bands from all over the world participating.
Night Beat Records
One of seven specialist record stores housed in the Lee Structure Building, this shop specializes in 50's and 60's original pressing 7" singles, both new and used. Genres include oldies, R&B, rock, jazz, and Latin music.
Japan Tate-do Association
The Japan Tate-do Association holds lessons in "Tate", the art of sword-fighting, while teaching moral principles of discipline, "Do". Reservation required.
Saturdays Surf NYC (Osaka)
Saturdays Surf NYC has a cafe on the first floor, and clothing, shoes and accessories on the second floor.
Shinsaibashi Station is located close to many department stores, high-end boutiques and brand shops.
Apple Store (Shinsaibashi)
Located in downtown in the Minami district of Osaka, this branch of the Apple Store is a convenient place to browse for new computer hardware or software, charge your tools or check your email.
Daimaru flagship store and an Osaka landmark. Opening hours vary according to tenant type, with most restaurants open until 22:00.
Sanrio Gallery (Daimaru Shinsaibashi)
Sanrio Gallery in Daimaru Shinsaibashi, a 3-floor store entirely dedicated to Sanrio characters, is the largest Sanrio store in Western Japan.
Time Bomb Records
Located in central Osaka, this specialist record store has been operating for over 25 years. The store stocks an extensive range of rare and unique 7" records as well as new and secondhand CDs and LPs. Genres include raw rock'n'roll, soul, punk, and noise amon
Selling mainly second-hand LPs and CDs, this record store is located in the popular "Amemura", American Village, youth district of Osaka City. It is located a short walk from both Namba and Yotsubashi stations.
This shopping street is one of Osaka's oldest and busiest shopping destinations, which runs about 600 meters in length.
High-end but reasonably priced eel restaurant in downtown Osaka offering both course sets and assorted eel-based dishes that pair well with drinks.
Located in the Americamura neighborhood of Osaka, this bar offers drinks and video games. Visitors can find a variety of classic consoles, such as NES, Super NES, Mega Drive, or Dreamcast, as well as more recent ones, including Wii and PlayStation 3. Flat scre
MU Higashi Shinsaibashi Gallery
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Maison De Gigi
This snack place is located in the Shinsaibashi shopping street and offers homemade crispy waffles with authentic Belgian flavor. Maison de Gigi offers two types of waffles: Liege and Brussels, as well as pancakes, parfaits and galettes. Using sugar from Belgi
Zerro is a bar popular with natives and foreigners alike and is located close to Namba station and the Glico Man Bridge.
The Drunken Clam
The Drunken Clam is an English karaoke bar and is the favourite hangout spot for many locals and regular travellers. The bar has a very welcoming atmosphere and the staff are extremely friendly.
Well, here's the last thing you'd expect to be doing in Osaka – catching fish for prizes. Smack in the middle of Dotonbori, Tsuribori is where you go when you're tired of those boring ol' crane games. The game is simple – choose how long you want to play, b
Minatomachi River Place
Located just behind Namba Station in central Osaka, this public space is known for its illuminated river promenade at night. Visitors may stroll between both sides of the river and dine in a variety of restaurants. Minatomachi River Place also has flea markets
Ebisubashi is located in the popular area of Dotonbori, near the famous Glico man signboard.
This large-scale downtown is located along the south bank of the Dotonbori canal from Dotonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge. The area is filled with countless restaurants and amusement facilities such as theaters playing Bunraku shows - a form of traditi
Kani Doraku (Dotonbori Honten)
KANI Douraku has restaurants across the country and specializes in high-quality crab, including snow crab, king crab and hair crab. Their crab are carefully selected and delivered live and fresh from their farms in Hokkaido and the Sea of Japan. KANI Douraku s
Don Quijote Dotonbori
Surprise surprise, everyone's favorite discount store is also here in Osaka's famous Dotonbori shopping street. And why not – the place is packed with visitors looking for a good deal on pretty much anything you can imagine, from snacks to cosplay costumes, an
Ganso Kushikatsu Daruma (Dotonbori)
Daruma is a Japanese restaurant located in Dotombori, north of Namba station. They serve the Osaka specialty kushikatsu, deep-fried crumbed food on skewers.
The Bridge Hotel Shinsaibashi
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The Bridge Hotel Shinsaibashi is set in Osaka, 600 metres from Glico Man Sign. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in th
Nishitetsu Inn Shinsaibashi
Nishitetsu Inn Shinsaibashi is a 3-minute walk from the Shinsaibashi and Yotsubashi subway stations and has air-conditioned rooms with an LCD TV and a private bath.
New Osaka Hotel Shinsaibashi
Located a 2-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Station in central Osaka, New Osaka Hotel offers a restaurant, a bar and guestrooms with free Wi-Fi.
Osaka Hana Hostel
Only a 2-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Train Station, Osaka Hana Hostel offers private and dormitory-style accommodations with free Wi-Fi. Guests can use the free-use computers and enjoy complimentary coffee/tea at the lounge.
HOTEL MYSTAYS Shinsaibashi
Hotel MyStays Shinsaibashi is located in Namba area, just a 1-minute walk from Shinsaibashi Subway Station. It is a 20-minute ride from Umeda area and 40-minute from Kyoto by train. Free WiFi is available in all areas.
Hotel Nikko Osaka
Offering free in-room Wi-Fi, Hotel Nikko Osaka is directly connected to Shinsaibashi Subway Station. It is centrally located within easy access to shopping areas, restaurants and the Dotonbori area.
Seiki n Lica Studio Apartment Osaka
Set 600 metres from Glico Man Sign, this apartment is located in Horie of Osaka and features a terrace. There are cafes, restaurants and a convenience store located within the same building as the property.