Osaka has been a popular tourist destination in Japan after Tokyo.
Their unique food, culture and landmarks attract millions of visitors every year. Shopping is also one of the most attractive things about Osaka, but few foreigners know that.
Osaka has developed their own shopping culture in past years. The city used to be called the Nation’s Kitchen long time ago, as it was a center of trading.
Until now, Osaka has thrive their economy as second to Tokyo.
The central area of Osaka is roughly divided into two areas: KITA (North) area and MINAMI (South) area. Each area has a large number of department stores and shops, which visitors can never get bored with.
Also Osaka is known as the best city for bargaining, as the city has a strong spirit for sales from both sellers and shoppers. You will get many chances to buy items at bargain prices.
Today, I’m going to introduce three best shopping areas in Osaka,
as well as useful information in each area.