Best Shopping

From all the shops and stores in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best offerings. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Osaka shopping on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Best Shopping list for Osaka. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.


Ame-Mura, or American Town, is the place to go if you want to purchase the style of contemporary urban youth. Originally receiving its name from the first stores here that sold inexpensive American clothing and accessories, it has exploded into...  Read More

Hankyu Entertainment Park

The Hankyu Entertainment Park consists of the HEP FIVE and HEP NAVIO buildings where shopping, cinemas, restaurants, an entertainment arcade and giant Ferris wheel converge. A fresh, sharp feel emanates from the shopping arcade with its bright...  Read More

Nan Nan Town

Don't miss the opportunity to visit the location where the Japanese underground shopping craze began. Nan Nan Town was originally built in 1957 as the first large-scale underground shopping facility. Soon after, these complexes were springing up...  Read More


Shinsaibashi-Suji Shopping Street carries a rich Osakan history, with roots as a bustling retail area as far back as the Edo Period 400 years ago. It remains one of the most well known shopping districts in the city, carrying lines like Prada,...  Read More

Umeda Shopping Arcade

A series of underground shopping malls connect under the Umeda railway station giving rise to the fascinating Umeda Underground Shopping Concourse. Housed in a labyrinth of passageways are malls such as Whity Umeda, Dojima Underground, Diamor...  Read More


The Tennoji area brings together Osaka's merchant past and commercial present with its mixture of older shops and newly constructed shopping venues. Kitetsu Abeno Department Store, Avetica Underground Mall, Abeno-Suiji Street and the Appolo...  Read More

Tempozan Marketplace

Bounded by Osaka Harbor, Tempozan Marketplace is a modern three-story shopping and entertainment complex offering a comprehensive art gallery, over 90 international shops, restaurants and nightclubs as well as a public events arena. Selections...  Read More

Situated in the center of the Namba area of Osaka, this market for all things food related is said to have evolved from groups of sundry stores along the approach to local temples and shrines. In Sennichimae Doguya-Suji you can locate cooking...  Read More

Crysta Nagahori

When devising plans for this underground shopping mall, architects sought to give shoppers the feel of shopping above ground despite their below decks realities. Designers incorporated natural elements like filtered sunlight, fluid waterfalls...  Read More

Den Den Town

Den Den Town, an electronics paradise, offers everything from cameras to calculators, often at discounted prices. Over 150 shops comprise this shopping district that is well known for its dizzying selection of anything electronic. Nipponbashi,...  Read More

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