15 Recommended Trendy Shopping Spots in Osaka

Fashion, accessories, cosmetics and more, we’re introducing some of Osaka’s trendies shopping spots that we recommend for you! For the luxury-oriented, we recommend the department stores however in Osaka there are many trendy shops where you can buy at a reasonable price to be sure to check them!




Located a short walk away from the west ticket gate at Hanshin Umeda station, this shopping mall has a high quality feeling and stocks all famous brands. From famous overseas brands like Gucci to Tiffany’s and so on, naturally this brand shop also has many Japan produced items. They also equipped the famous “Shiki Theatre Company” for the Japanese version of Disney’s “The Lion King” musical. In the area is the Hilton Hotel, the Ritz Carlton Hotel as well as other first class hotels.

HP: www.herbis.jp/lang/english/index.html

HP: www.herbis.jp/lang/sc/index_ta.html (中文)

HP: www.herbis.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 2 Chome-2-22 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 530-0001 (Google Map)

2. HEP FIVE [Umeda]

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Just a quick walk away from Umeda station is the shopping building “HEP FIVE” with it’s trademark red ferris wheel located on the rooftop. That red ferris wheel is also a landmark for Osaka’s Umeda Station and highly recommended is the view of Osaka city that you can see from there with one sweep of the eye. The facility has over 150 fashion related shops. It’s a popular spot for fashion conscious young people, couples and taking the family along.

HP: www.hepfive.jp (Japanese)

Address: 5-15 Kakudacho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 530-0017 (Google Map)

3. Whity Osaka [Umeda]

There is an underground shopping center in Osaka’s Umeda station. Fashion, cafes, bars, miscellaneous goods, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, books, stationary and a great many other types of industries are all gathered together in this lengthy underground shopping center. The fact that you can directly access the subway lines from places like Daimaru, Hankyu and other large scale department stores is quite convenient. For those who want to see and buy various things in Umeda, we recommend this underground shopping center!

HP: whity.osaka-chikagai.jp/en/

HP: whity.osaka-chikagai.jp/tw/ (中文)

HP: whity.osaka-chikagai.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: Umeda Chikagai, Komatsubaracho, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0018, Osaka Prefecture (Google Map)

4. EST [Umeda]

Fashion, accessories, bags, shoes, miscellaneous goods, cosmetics and so on. For lovers of fashionable and cute items, this shopping building is irresistible. It’s located close to the HEP FIVE building with it’s landmark red ferris wheel and in the area there are tons of trendy cafes, bars, bakeries and other restaurants.

HP: www.est-sc.com/english/

HP: www.est-sc.com/ (Japanese)

Address: 3-25 Kakudacho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 530-0017 (Google Map)

5. Shinsaibashi OPA [Shinsaibashi]

From the Midosuji Line Shisaibashi station, this shopping center is where the online trending brands are gathered in one place. There is a main building as well as a second building “Kirei-kan”. The two buildings are separated with the main building having fashion and accessories and the Kirei-kan selling cosmetics. It’s a popular shopping spot for fashion conscious Osakan women. There are also many trendy cafes and bars in the neighborhood.

HP: www.opa-club.com/ (Japanese)

Address: 1 Chome-4-3 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 542-0086 (Google Map)

6. Shinsaibashi Suji Shopping District [Shinsaibashi]

A shopping street with an arcade attached. Brand shops, bag speciality shops, suit speciality shops, miscellaneous goods, daily necessities, 100 yen shops, cosmetics, restaurants, karaoke places, cafes, souvenir shops etc. With the number of stores and the number of people you’re sure to lose your way on the street! However, even just looking around is recommended as it’s pretty fun. Men and women of all ages are able to enjoy shopping in Japan.

HP: www.shinsaibashi.or.jp/ (Japanese)

7. Shinsaibashi BIGSTEP [Shinsaibashi]

This building complex where fashion is the central focus is located in the Namba, Osaka area close to the American village. Inside the building, there are approximately 800 buildings ashion, accessories, sports goods, miscellaneous goods etc. In addition, there are also restaurants, a cinema and a live house. In the area, there are many casual style shops that deal with import goods, secondhand clothing etc and during the weekend it’s crowded with young people.

HP: big-step.co.jp/en/

HP: big-step.co.jp/zh/ (中文)

HP: big-step.co.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 1 Chome-6-14 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 542-0086 (Google Map)

8. Namba Walk [Namba]

When you get off at Namba station, you are sure to spot this underground shopping and gourmet district known as Namba Walk. There are approximately 230 stores lined up in this underground shopping mall. Miscellaneous goods stores, boutiques, restaurants and more. In the event that you are sightseeing in the Namba and Shinsaibashi neighbourhood, you can use this underground shopping district to move quickly between destinations.

HP: walk.osaka-chikagai.jp/en/

HP: walk.osaka-chikagai.jp/tw/ (中文)

HP: walk.osaka-chikagai.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 2 Chome-1-15 Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 542-0074 (Google Map)

9. Takashimaya [Namba]


This well-established department store has set up its main branch in Namba Osaka. High class fashion brands, kimono cloth, suits, bags, accessories, cosmetics etc., you can find any good, high quality items here. In the basement, there are also places selling food items. You can also purchase things like high quality ingredients and desserts. This is a recommended spot for persons who love Japanese brands.

HP: www.takashimaya.co.jp/store/foreign/index.html

HP: www.takashimaya.co.jp/store/foreign/index3.html (中文)

HP: www.takashimaya.co.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 5 Chome-1-5 Nanba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 542-0076 (Google Map)

10. Keihan Mall [Kyobashi]

From the nearest station to Osaka castle, JR Osaka Shiro Kouen station, this mall is located one station away, close to JR Kyobashi station. Starting with ladies’ and men’s fashion speciality shops, there are also kimono fabric stores, miscellaneous goods, cosmetics, restaurants etc. Everything is at your disposal. At Keihan department store, there are also high class fashion and goods brands. In front of Kyobashi station since there are lots of cafes, izakayas and restaurants closely packed together, while you’re shopping we also recommend that you take a walk in the area.

HP: www.keihan-mall.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 2 Chome-1-38 Higashinodamachi, Miyakojima-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 534-0024 (Google Map)

11. Abeno Harukas [Abeno/ Tennoji]



This high-rise building complex opened in March, 2014. The lower floors comprise of Kintetsu department store as well as an art gallery, the middle floors are office spaces and on the top floors, there is a hotel and an observatory. From the observatory 300m above ground, you can see the Osaka scenery in one sweep of the eye. Right now, it’s the most talked about shopping spot in Abeno city.

HP: www.abenoharukas-300.jp/tc/

HP: www.abenoharukas-300.jp/en/ (中文)

HP: www.abenoharukas-300.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-0052, Osaka Prefecture (Google Map)

12. Tennoji MIO [Abeno / Tennoji]

Connected directly to JR Tennoji station, this shopping center has mainly ladies apparel as well as general goods, gourmet and a variety of over 240 specialty shops. The price ranges are not too expensive. If you want to enjoy shopping for fashion, cosmetics and miscellaneous goods for a reasonable price, here is recommended.  

HP: www.tennoji-mio.co.jp/lang/en/

HP: www.tennoji-mio.co.jp/lang/tw/ (中文)

HP: www.tennoji-mio.co.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 10-39 Hidenincho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 543-0055 (Google Map)

13. Hoop [Abeno/ Tennoji]

Located just south of Kintetsu Abenobashi station, the large, round ceiling is the landmark of this fashion building. This mid-range shopping spot has 61 popular shops from fashion to restaurants etc. It is also known for its illumination in the winter, making everything even more gorgeous. On the first floor, there is a cafe where you can see a crowd of students and young people that gather every day.

HP: www.d-kintetsu.co.jp/hoop/index.html (Japanese)

Address: 1 Chome-2-30 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 545-0052 (Google Map)

14. Namba Marui (Namba station)

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From Osaka City Midosuji line Namba station exit number 1, this fashion building that has all the latest fashion trends. You can say that Japan’s trends are dispatched from Tokyo to this shop. There’s also a cinema, a staple spot for young people on dates. One of the attractions is the many Marui originally designed pumps, suits, bags etc. that you won’t find in any other store.

HP: www.0101.co.jp/transer/transer_en.html?from=01_pc_top_gn

HP: www.0101.co.jp/transer/transer_zh.html (中文)

HP: www.0101.co.jp/index.html (Japanese)

Address: 3 Chome-8-9 Nanba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 542-0076 (Google Map)

15. Abeno Q’s Mall [Abeno / Tennoji]


Located just from Tennoji station, this shopping center is made up of around 250 stores and is the largest mall in the Osaka city suburban districts. Fashion, gourmet, grocery stores, pharmacies, cosmetics, miscellaneous goods, stationery, cell phone shops, book stores and more. It’s all here at this popular shopping mall where men and women of all ages can enjoy shopping.

HP: qs-mall.jp/en/

HP: qs-mall.jp/tw/index.html (中文)

HP: qs-mall.jp/ (Japanese)

Address: 1 Chome-6-1 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 545-0052 (Google Map)

The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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