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ShinsaibashiOsaka

Experience a shopper’s paradise and symbol of downtown Osaka as you explore the bustling arcade where brightly colored storefronts display the latest fashion trends.

Shinsaibashi is one of Osaka’s oldest and most exciting shopping districts, containing a huge range of brand-name stores, independent retailers and fashion boutiques. Explore a roofed arcade that extends nearly 2,000 feet (600 meters) across the city’s downtown district and experience the lively energy of this landmark destination.

Dating back to the Edo period, Shinsaibashi’s history as a shopping area stretches back nearly four centuries. The area has long drawn locals and visitors to its bustling stores and today it has a reputation as being one of Osaka’s most fashion-forward destinations. Make your way down the extensive arcade and check out the brightly illuminated displays. Take in the exciting atmosphere as you join the crowds of shoppers exploring the stores and peruse the collections of clothing, accessories, homewares and souvenirs. You’ll find well-known labels, exclusive brands and up-and-coming fashion boutiques among the stores along this busy strip.

Explore the street’s western area to visit America-mura Village, an area that has been popular with younger shoppers since the 1970s. The western section gained its reputation for importing American-made clothing, records and goods. Today it is still a hotspot for Western-style fashion. Admire its brightly colored murals and the illustrations that adorn the walls of this shopping area.

If you’re feeling in need of a pick-me-up, you’ll find a wide range of restaurants and cafés serving quick snacks and refreshing drinks. Enjoy Osaka street-food specialties, including okonomiyaki pancake or takoyaki octopus balls.

While in the area, be sure to check out the nearby upmarket shopping districts of Horie and Minamisenba. Den Den Town in Nipponbashi has a huge range of electronics and gaming items.

Shinsaibashi is the shopping strip that connects the central Osaka areas of Umeda and Namba, and is bordered by the Dotonbori Canal. The district is free to visit at any time of the day and is an exciting place to shop, dine and people-watch. The Shinsaibashi district is easily accessible via the subway station of the same name.


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The Wall Hotel
The Wall Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2-17-9 Nishishinsaibashi Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka-fu
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥4,165 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Located in Namba, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Amerikamura and Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade. Ebisu Bridge and Dotonbori Glico Sign are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (360 reviews)
Good place to stay in namba next to ghost

"I stayed in this location because I was in town for night life and it was pretty much next door to the club I goto. It was perfect for that. Nice size shower is big bathroom is separate. Comfortable stay"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

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Hotel Nikko Osaka
Hotel Nikko Osaka
4 out of 5
1-3-3 Nishi-shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka-fu
The price is ¥13,620 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27

Located in Namba, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade and Dotonbori Glico Sign. Namba Grand Kagetsu Theater and Tempozan Harbor ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,486 reviews)
High level of Japanese service

"I usually stay here when in Osaka. There is a consistant high grade of Japanese service given. You really feel like a welcome guest. Japanese breakfast was delicious."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

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Doutonbori Crystal Hotel
Doutonbori Crystal Hotel
3 out of 5
2 Chome 9-24 Shimanouchi, Osaka, Osaka
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥4,967 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Located in Namba, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tombori River Walk, Kuromon Ichiba Market, and Dotombori Konamon Museum. Hozenji-Yokocho Alley and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (290 reviews)

"Ample room for Japan. All okay. Good location and amenities. Lackluster decor"…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

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APA Hotel Namba-Shinsaibashi
APA Hotel Namba-Shinsaibashi
3 out of 5
2-7-11, Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka-fu
The price is ¥3,636 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27

Located in Namba, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Dotonbori Glico Sign and Kuromon Ichiba Market. Tsutenkaku Tower and Kyocera Dome Osaka are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (1,004 reviews)
Good location

"Good location"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

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APA Hotel Namba-Ekihigashi
APA Hotel Namba-Ekihigashi
3 out of 5
4-29 Sennichimae, Namba, Osaka, Osaka
The price is ¥3,636 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27

Located in Namba, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Namba Grand Kagetsu Theater and Kuromon Ichiba Market. Tsutenkaku Tower and Abeno Harukas are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (2,583 reviews)

"Easy to use Hotel with no hastle, best location for a trip to Osaka especially if you like to drink or like Otaku goods and game shopping."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

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Yukinoyado
Yukinoyado
3 out of 5
1-4-12 Shiokusa, Naniwa, Osaka, Osaka
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Located in Namba, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Namba Yasaka Shrine, Nipponbashi, and Namba Parks. Amerikamura and Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade ...

3/5 (1 review)

"建物は広く、内装や小物にこだわったようでおしゃれなイメージでしたが、、、、。 前の使用者がリビングで焼肉でもしたのか、きつい焼肉のようなにおい。フローリングも油でべたべた。 管理人に連絡したところ、「清掃担当者はにおいを感じなかった」と回答。このにおい感じないとかあり得ない。 滞在期間が長かったので自費で消臭剤を買い、フローリングも清掃した。 それでもカーテンや壁に染み付いたにおいはまだ少し残っています。 テーブルの奥のほう、椅子の下を触ると手がべたべたする。 何かが付着しているようです。 ここまでは気持ちが悪いので清掃していません。 風呂場も清掃が行き届いていなく、カビが多かったのでこれまた自費でカビハイターを買って清掃しました。 ..."…"

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

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