1. Osaka Station City

Osaka Station CityOsaka Station City centres around JR Osaka Station and offers a huge array of shopping opportunities. This includes the fashion building Lucua Osaka which sells mainly clothing. There is the department store Daimaru Umeda which holds the Osaka Pokemon Center on the top floor, a Pokemon lover’s paradise.

There is also a Tokyu Hands for any little nik naks you might want to purchase. Osaka Station City has ten different plazas such as the Yawagari-no-niwa Gardens, where you can relax in the serenity of nature after a hard day’s shopping. The entire complex is essentially an underground city which has seemingly endless shops and restaurants. 

What can we find there: Clothing, electronics, cosmetics, lifestyle, dining, entertainment.
Price: $$$
Address: 3 Chome-1-3 Umeda, Kita Ward, Osaka, 530-0001, Japan
Opening Hours: 10AM – 6PM Every day
Website: https://osakastationcity.com/en/

2. Namba Park

Namba Park is an oasis in the city where people can enjoy nature alongside shopping. The former site of the Osaka Basketball Park, Namba Park has a good array of boutiques suitable for men and women. Additionally, there is a cinema, an outdoor event space and the most popular aspect of the mall, the beautiful rooftop gardens. Visitors love to experience the calm and green surroundings after a long day in the mall. There are also several very pleasant illuminations to view around the building.

Namba Park osaka

Namba Park osaka

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What can we find there: Clothing, electronics, dining, entertainment.
Price: $$
Address: 556-0011 2-10-70 Nambanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka
Opening Hours: 11:00AM – 21:00PM Everyday
Website: http://www.nambaparks.com/

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3. Universal City Walk

This bright and exciting American style complex can be found just outside of Universal Studios and is perfect for souvenir shopping or buying Universal-themed goods. You can pick up items such as keychains and magnets. In addition, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from and it is close to the JR station. This makes it a great place to shop and eat before heading home after a day at Universal.

What can we find there: Souvenirs, dining.
Price: $
Address: 6 Chome-2-61 Shimaya, Konohana Ward, Osaka, 554-0024, Japan
Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM Every day
Website: https://ucw.jp/global/en/

 

4. Hep Five

Hep Five is easily recognisable as it has a huge ferris wheel attached to its roof. At Hep Five, you can find plenty of fashion and clothing shops aimed generally at younger women whilst the upper floors are amusement arcades. That being said, there is also a good variety of menswear and accessory stores. Hep Five leaves a lasting first impression on customers as upon entering the atrium, shoppers are greeted with a giant sculpture of a red whale and it’s calf suspended in the air. This was designed by the musician and industrial designer Tatsuya Ishi. You can finish your day at Hep Five with a ride on the ferris wheel for just 500 yen and top it off with a commemorative photo for 1,100 yen.

 

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What can we find there: Clothing, accessories, amusements.
Price: $-$$
Address: 5-15 Kakudacho, Kita Ward, Osaka, 530-0017, Japan
Opening Hours: 11AM – 9PM
Website: https://www.hepfive.jp/

 

5. Grand Front Osaka

Grand Front Osaka

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Grand Front Osaka

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Boasting 270 shops, Grand Front has something for everyone. This modern complex was first opened in 2013 and shoppers can search for fashion, cosmetics, homeware and much more. Popular shops include United Arrows, Olivia Burton and The North Face. There are also plenty of coffee and dining options. Many shops in Grand Front stock products that are made in Japan which can work as nice souvenirs to buy if you are visiting from abroad. The mall is easily accessible as it is just a few minutes walk from the northern exit of JR Osaka Station. 

What can we find there: Clothing, sportswear, electronics, cosmetics, lifestyle, dining.
Price: $$
Address: 4-1 Ofukacho, Kita Ward, Osaka, 530-0011, Japan
Opening Hours: 11AM – 9PM Every day
Website: https://gfo-eng.com/

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6. Abeno Q Mall

Abeno Q Mall

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Abeno Q Mall

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A bright and spacious mall, Abeno Q has a generous offering of shops from fashion to lifestyle. It has all the popular high street stores such as Uniqlo, Gu and Zara for clothing amongst all the other usual favourites. There is a food court to visit once you have finished shopping which serves a range of Japanese and Western foods.

What can we find there: Clothing, electronics, cosmetics, lifestyle, dining.
Price: $$
Address: 1 Chome-6-1 Abenosuji, Abeno Ward, Osaka, 545-0052, Japan
Opening Hours: 10AM – 9PM Every day
Website: https://qs-mall.jp/en/abeno/

 

7. Tempozan Marketplace

Tempozan Market place is a smaller shopping facility where you can purchase gifts, souvenirs and jewelry. It has lots of food options and there is also a large pet garden. It is located in between the Tempozan Ferris Wheel and the Osaka Aquarium so could form part of a fun filled day out with the family.

Tempozan Marketplace osaka 2

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Tempozan Marketplace osaka 2

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What can we find there: Gift shops, souvenirs, dining.
Price: $
Address: 1 Chome-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato Ward, Osaka, 552-0022, Japan
Opening Hours: 11AM – 6PM
Website: https://www.kaiyukan.com/thv/marketplace/

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8. Tennoji Mio

tennoji mio osaka

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Tennoji Mio is a large shopping complex located 30 minutes from Kansai International Airport. It has a range of shops which are suitable for children and adults alike and includes a variety of popular brands for shoppers. There is a Nitori express for furniture and household goods and also Loft for fun gifts and lifestyle products. Tennoji Mio also has a Harves supermarket. In total, there are 380 brands at the commercial complex.

What can we find there: Clothing, electronics, cosmetics, lifestyle, dining.
Price: $-$$$
Address: 10-39 Hidenincho, Tennoji Ward, Osaka, 543-0055, Japan
Opening Hours: 11AM – 9PM Every day
Website: https://www.tennoji-mio.co.jp/lang/en/

 

9. Namba City 

This is a large shopping complex located at Namba Station. With over 300 stores and restaurants, it features all the main popular brands and also has a prayer room, terraced garden and a promenade.

namba city osakaWhat can we find there: Clothing, electronics, dining.
Price: $-$$
Address: 5 Chome-1-60 Nanba, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 542-0076, Japan
Opening Hours: 11AM – 9PM
Website: http://www.nambacity.com/

 

10. Expocity

Expocity is a giant multicomplex park. There is a very large Lalaport shopping mall which offers an excellent array of popular shops from fashion to homeware to lifestyle. Each zone within Lalaport has its own theme, such as “blockbuster collection,” “hands-on experience” and “information beacon.” Steeped in the spirit of Expo ’70, LaLaport expocity has stores for luxury seekers to bargain hunters alike. 

Expocity osakaExpocity is also home to Gamba Osaka (one of Japan’s most famous soccer teams), the tower of the sun structure and a state of the art aquarium and animal sanctuary. Furthermore, there is also a huge ferris wheel, an imax theatre and a Pokemon gym. It would be quite literally impossible to do everything that Expocity has to offer in one day. 

What can we find there: Everything.
Price: $$$
Address: 2-1 Senribanpakukoen, Suita, Osaka 565-0826, Japan
Opening Hours: 10AM – 8PM
Website: https://www.expocity-mf.com/expo/en/

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Conclusion – Top Shopping Malls in Osaka

Osaka offers an incredibly wide selection of shopping malls. You are really spoilt for choice when considering which mall you want to visit as each complex offers something slightly different for customers. From green spaces, ferris wheels and underground cities, the malls of Osaka draw visitors from all over the world.

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Lizzy Currie
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Originally from England, Lizzy has finally made her dreams of moving to Japan a reality. For as long as she can remember, Lizzy has been dazzled by the bright lights of Tokyo and enchanted by the historic streets of Kyoto. She loves dining out, hates people who talk too much in meetings and enjoys a good ten hour sleeping marathon at the weekend.

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