Neighborhood in Osaka:

Umeda

About Umeda

Umeda is a bustling shopping district located in the north of Osaka. There are large stores and restaurants everywhere. There are many convenient transport options in the area. The main JR, Hankyu and Hanshin lines connect here, at the large integrated station ‘Osaka Station’. There are plenty of department stores in the area, including Osaka’s new landmark – Grand Front Osaka. There is also the Hep Five shopping mall with a large Ferris wheel from which you are privy to a magnificent view of Osaka city. Umeda is also home to the largest underground shopping mall in Japan. Here you will find a variety of coffee shops, restaurants, gift shops, grocery stores and specialty stores. In addition to one-stop shopping, the Umeda Sky Building is a place of romance for many lovers. It is located to the north of Osaka Station and is composed of two buildings, the east and the west. The top is connected by a sky courtyard and boasts a unique 360-degree panoramic open observation platform. It is a great spot to enjoy the sunset, and the gorgeous night view of Osaka.

Sights in Umeda

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Floating Garden Observatory

Located in central Umeda, Osaka, the Floating Garden Observatory offers expansive views of Japan's so-called mercantile capital.

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Hep Five Ferris Wheel

Centrally located in Osaka, the Hep Five Ferris Wheel is a landmark of the Kita area, or north area, and is linked to HEP Five, a shopping complex with an assem

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Shin-Umeda City

Shin-Umeda City, an urban center located northwest of JR Osaka Station, comprises the Westin Osaka; Umeda Sky Building and Floating Garden Observatory and the r

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Osaka Station City

A shopping mall and restaurant complex at JR Osaka Station. Restaurant opening hours vary, but most are open to 22:00.

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Grand Front Osaka

A four-tower shopping and restaurant complex on the north side of JR Osaka station, Grand Front Osaka also houses the Intercontinental Hotel and the Panasonic C

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Isetan Lucua 1100 Store

This department store is located next to Osaka Station. Starting with Japanese brands, visitors will find a wide selection of goods ranging from luxury items to

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Pokemon Center Osaka

Osaka City's Pokemon Center is located on the 13th floor of the Daimaru department store right by Umeda Station.

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Herbis Plaza Ent

HERBIS Plaza ENT contains some of the top international fashion brands including BVLGARI, Gucci, Coach, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany.

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Takimi Koji

Recreating the streets from the Taisho era, this is a B1 shopping and dining area under the Umeda Sky Building and Floating Observatory

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Hankyu Sanbangai

A shopping center located at the terminal building of Hankyu Umeda Station.

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Okonomiyaki Kiji (Umeda Sky Building)

Gourmet Osaka okonomyaki served in an authentic,cozy restaurant.

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Splendido

A casual but stylish restaurant, Splendido is the ideal destination for gourmets in search of Osaka’s most genuine, Italian experience.

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Tenku no Noen (Sky Farm)

Tenku no Noen (Sky Farm) is a unique green space on the roof of the North Gate Building where various vegetables and fruits are grown.

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Osaka Station City Cinema

Large 12 screen cinema situated on the 11th floor of Mitsukoshi Isetan and Lucua in Umeda station. A good variety of blockbusters, art house and Japanese movies

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Nana (Lucua Osaka)

Offering a large variety of Japanese dishes, this restaurant has something for everyone. Nana serves raw seafood and sashimi as well as grilled fish and fresh v

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Mimiu (Umeda Lucua)

Using fresh seafood and other ingredients, this restaurant specializes in udon noodles. The udon are served with a variety of toppings and side dishes, such as

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Dashi-chazuke En (Eki Marche Osaka)

This is a Japanese restaurant specializing in chazuke.

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Ashiya Tengayu (Lucua 1100)

Founded in 1978 in Ashiya, this restaurant​ specializes in tempura ( a battered and deep-fried seafood or vegetables). Customers can watch their order being fri

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Shuns (Lucua 1100)

Created with the theme of "healthy food" in mind, this restaurant uses seasonal vegetables and fresh seafood for the perfect combination. All ingredients are li

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Moritaya (Lucua 1100)

This restaurant specializes in sukiyaki and shabu shabu, which are both traditional Japanese dishes that include sliced meat and an assortment of vegetables in

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Aozashikarari (Isetan Food Hall Lucua 1100)

Lined up along the many shops at the Isetan Food Hall of the Lucua shopping mall, this shop sells an assortment of green tea flavored desserts. Their menu inclu

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Hakata Shinpu Ramen Shokudo (Lucua 1100)

First opened in 1968 along the "Oishinbo Noodles Road," this ramen joint has relocated to the basement of the Lucua shopping mall. Ramen Shokudo is best known f

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Kyu Yam Tetsudo (Lucua 1100)

This restaurant serves a wide variety of curry dishes from different cuisines around the globe, including Thai and Indian. The flavorful and aromatic curries ar

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Sushisho Otowa (Lucua 1100)

Founded in the Showa period, this shop offers an authentic sushi dining experience. The restaurant prepares its dishes using seasonal seafood. Dishes can be ord

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Dotonbori Kanza (Lucua 1100)

One of many restaurants at the Lucua shopping mall, this restaurant serves Osaka-style ramen. The ramen are prepared with thin noodles and topped with Chinese c

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Hoshuku (Lucua Osaka)

Fusing modern with traditional, this bar serves a wide collection of sake from different parts of Japan along with light Japanese appetizers. The modern-day iza

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Ichiyaichiya (Lucua Osaka)

This restaurant specializes in dried fish that are carefully selected to ensure the quality and freshness of each dish. The fish are chargrilled on a table top