Shinsaibashi is the best place to shop in Osaka, which is placed in a bit north of Dotonbori. It has 2 major shopping points: one is Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Arcade and the other is CRYSTA Underground Mall. There are hundreds of clothing stores which will meet all your needs of fashion. Shinsaibashi is also called “Western Ginza” because of the latest fashion and its history.
Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Arcade
The shopping and nightlife street was already formed in 18th. A variety of stores from department stores and upscale brand stores to fast fashion stores and trendy boutiques fill the 600m long arcade. It stretches from the Shinsaibashi Station to the Ebisubashi Bridge at Dotonbori. There are also drug stores, grocery stores and restaurants, so you can easily spend a day there.
LOUIS VUITTON and CHANEL
Daimaru (Department Store)
OPA (Department store for the young)
The underground mall CRYSTA, which was open in 1997 has 730m length and is looked on as the widest underground mall in Japan. The mall include over 100 clothing stores and restaurants. It’s also convenient because it’s connected to 3 train stations: Shinsaibashi, Nagahoribashi and Yotsubashi.
Address: Nagahori-chikagai 8, 4 Chome, Minamisenba, Chuo-ku, Osaka city 542–0081
Nearest Station: 1 minute walk from Shinsaibashi station/Exit: 2nd exit (Subway Midosuji line)
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Hours (Shopping): 11:00 to 21:00/11:00 to 20:30 (Sunday)
Hours (Dining): 11:00 to 22:00
Closed: 31st December and 1st January and the 3rd Monday February
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