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