What's Osaka Station City?
Osaka Station City is a station-wide complex consisting of JR Osaka station, the North Gate Building, and the South Gate Building. The core stores in the complex are JR Osaka Mitsukoshi-Isetan, Daimaru, and Lucua where you can enjoy shopping, eating, movies, and more. Osaka Station City has eight open spaces, each of which has a theme such as water, green, time, ecology, and information. At these open spaces varied events are held. Business hours vary among stores. In general, the stores are open from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM and the restaurants are open from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM. As the JR Osaka station is part of the complex, Osaka Station City is always crowded with many people regardless of the day.
Osaka Station City has JR Osaka station and the two station buildings, one in the north of the station and the other in the south of the station. The second floor of the complex is connected with Umeda station of Hankyu Railway and "Grand Front Osaka" through an accessway. North Gate Building contains the JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan" department store, "Lukua", a fashion building (a building mainly consisting of apparel-related stores), Osaka Station City Cinema, Osaka station, and the JR Kosoku Bus terminal. South Gate Building has the Daimaru department store, Hotel Granvia Osaka, Umaimono Plaza, a food mall, and more. The JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan and the Daimaru department stores handle a wide variety of products including clothes, cosmetics, foods, furniture, etc. As they contain many high-end designers' brand stores, this is the right place to shop if you want to buy high quality products. If you want to buy clothes, shoes, accessories at affordable prices, you should go to the Lukua fashion building. Both the North and South Gate Buildings have many restaurants and cafes.
The nearest station is the JR Osaka station. You can also visit there on foot from the stations of the Hankyu Railway, Hanshin Electric Railway and Osaka Municipal Subway. Since Osaka Station City has a pay parking lot, you can park your car. However you need to keep in mind that it is extremely crowded on holidays.
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Description: Osaka Station City
|Sights||Osaka Station City (大阪ステーションシティ)|
3-1-1 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 06-6458-0212|
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|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|
Map: Osaka Station City