Abeno Harukas


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Abeno Harukas

Abeno Harukas is not only Osakas biggest skyscraper but also holds one of the largest department stores in all of Japan. On 100,000 square meters you can find stores from well-known brands and high quality interior design shops. If you’re looking for some excitement besides shopping you can climb the 60th floor and enjoy Osaka from above on the building's observation deck.


Osaka’s shopping areas can be divided into four districts: Umeda, Namba, Shinsai-bashi and Tennoji. Umeda has some of the city’s largest department stores. Namba, also known as Minami, has the best food culture. Shinsia-bashi is arguably the main shopping area, where you will also find the popular Amerika-mura, a district with many American style shops. This is the place where many young Japanese come to check out the latest trends or just “hang out”. Look out for the tell-tale Statue of Liberty. At the Tennoji district you will find both priceless antiques and contemporary fashion.