Shopping in Osaka - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Sunset in Shinsaibashi, Osaka In Osaka, shopping enthusiasts can enjoy all possible categories of goods. At every step, you can find interesting stores and shopping centers. Particularly noteworthy are pavilions selling clothing and accessories of local production. When choosing them, one should pay attention to quality, as many local products are not expensive at all. At the same time, products of European brands may cost much more than in Europe so it is not really reasonable to buy them here.
One of the largest cities in the country and a famous trading port and industrial center, Osaka is a city with rich history, wonderful climate and beautiful natural landscapes. Or course, … Open
The largest shopping center in town is Osaka World Trade Center located in a 55-story skyscraper. This is a place where you can buy stuff and have fun all day long. Apart from the stores, customers will find restaurants and cafes, entertainment centers, and viewing platforms. This shopping center is recommended to those who expected to bring beautiful kimonos or other national clothes from the trip. In souvenir shops, they cost much more than here.
Ladies traveling around Osaka should pay attention to stores selling products and fabrics made from natural silk. They offer equally attractive prices for chic stoles, blouses, and beautiful fabrics for sewing one's own clothes. Osaka is characterized by a rainy climate, so all kinds of umbrellas, raincoats, and waterproof bags are highly demanded among citizens. Some of these accessories are so funny that tourists willingly buy them as souvenirs. Copyright
It will be interesting to visit Osaka with children at any time of the year. One of the city's most visited attractions is Universal Studios Japan. It is a park themed on the famous American … Open
In Osaka, one should pay attention to jewelry, which is also attractively priced here. You can find it both in large shopping centers and small jewelry workshops that can offer their customers truly exclusive products. Natural pearl jewelry and accessories are especially popular. If gold and silver are outside of the budget, you can always choose jewelry made of high-quality steel, which is also sold everywhere.
Parc, Osaka It is also worth noting Osaka's electronics stores where you can find the latest gadgets. The most sought after among foreigners are the stores selling products of such brands as Sony, Nikon, Canon, Panasonic, Nintendo, Toshiba, NEC, Pioneer, Sharp, and Fujitsu. In electronics stores, you can also choose original souvenirs like originally designed USB flash drives or colorful covers for electronic gadgets.
Osaka will be of great interest not only for genuine connoisseurs of Japanese cuisine but for those tourists giving reference to other culinary trends. Among upscale eating establishments … Open
Women who are used to bringing cosmetics and personal care products from their trips will likely be interested in local cosmetic stores. Some Japanese cosmetic lines are particularly popular due to their high quality, including brands such as Shiseido, Forlle’d, Kanebo, and Enhel. It's recommended to buy cosmetics is shopping malls where they often hold profitable promotions and sales. In specialized stores, the same beauty products can be much more expensive.
South Osaka Skyline An interesting feature of Osaka is the abundance of covered shopping streets where shopping is comfortable in all weathers. One of the longest streets is 2.6 km long Tenjinbashi-suji - a series of boutiques, restaurants, and jewelry workshops. Universal City Walk is one of the largest and most colorful shopping centers in town. Many of its stores are aimed at young people, presenting inexpensive clothes of local brands, as well as interesting themed boutiques. There are suitable shops for fans of computer games and all music genres, representatives of various youth subcultures.
Numerous cultural traditions of local people are great and impressive. Local folks respect their ancestors and follow ancient customs and age old traditions. The city of Osaka offers its … Open
Budget tourists are also invited to Namba Walk Shopping Center where they can choose goods for the whole family. It houses pavilions selling clothes and shoes, bags and accessories, children's goods, cosmetics and perfumes. Namba Walk is also notable for its gastronomic pavilions. Here you can choose popular local sweets, tea, food products and delicacies. Fans of modern fashion should check out Abeno Q's. This mall has gathered branded stores and designer boutiques offering the most exclusive clothing and accessories. Customers can always diversify their shopping experience by relaxing at local restaurants serving regional cuisine. The good news for shopping enthusiasts is that local shopping centers have no days-off. Some of them are closed only during the New Year holidays.
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Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Osaka
♥   Shopping area ' Namba' Osaka, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Dōtonbori' Osaka, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Nipponbashi' Osaka, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Shinsaibashi' Osaka, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Horie' Osaka, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Midōsuji' Osaka, 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Tennōji' Osaka, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Shopping advices for the whole region around Osaka

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