Osaka's popular tourist attractions are easily accessible from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba.
24-hour discount store is only 6 minutes walk from our hotel.

Tsutenkaku

Tsutenkaku / Shinsekai

13 minutes walk

Tsutenkaku Tower, an iconic tower of Osaka, in Shinsekai area is only13 minutes walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. Tsutenkaku Tower is 103 meters high. You can enjoy a nice view of entire Osaka areas from the observatory inside the tower.
There is a statue called "Golden Biriken", which is known as God of good luck in Osaka.The legend has it that you will receive good luck if you make him happy by scratching his feet, which are not reachable by his hands. Many local tourists visit the statue for this reason
Also, this area is a hotspot for "Kushikatsu", one of the most famous local foods in Osaka. Kushikatsu, deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables, is Osaka's comfort food. Osaka food street in Tsutenkaku is one of the must-go places in Osaka.

Address
1-18-6 Ebisu Higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0002
Phone number
06-6641-9555
(TSUTENKAKUKANKO CO.,LTD.)
Website
http://www.tsutenkaku.co.jp/
Opening Hours
【Tsutenkaku Tower】

Open: 9am to 9pm (Last entry 8:30pm) Closed: No closing days

Admission
【Tsutenkaku Tower

General Admission: JPY700 (Adult), JPY400 (13 to 18 years old), JPY300 (12 years old or younger) Group Discount Rate: JPY630 (Adult), JPY360 (13 to 18 years old), JPY270 (12 years old or younger)

Note
No parking for cars and buses in Tsutenkaku.

Only paid parking is available nearby.

Kids l

SpaWorld Onsen

8 minutes walk

Only 8 minutes walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. SpaWorld Onsen offers a large, public hot spring in a few themes from different countries, such as Ancient Rome, Arab, Spain, France, Japan. It also houses a large pool, 8 types of stone spa, restaurants, and a gym. It is very spacious within the building, and you can enjoy a whole day there with activities such as playing in the pool in the morning, relaxing in the hot spring and on the hot stone slab, and ending your day dining at a restaurant.

Address

3-4-24 Ebisu Higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0002

Phone number
06-6631-0001
Website
http://www.spaworld.co.jp/
Opening Hours
Open: 10am to 8:45am (next day)
Admission
Non-Peak Season : JPY1,200 to JPY1,500 (Adult), JPY1,000 (Child) 
Peak Season (e.g. Obon Season in August) : JPY2,700 to JPY3,000
Note

Reservation is required in advance for group tour customers. Parking is available for large-sized buses.

Tennoji zoo

Osaka Tennoji Zoo

11 minutes walk

Osaka Tennoji Zoo is the third oldest zoo in Japan and also famous in Osaka. It houses 1,000 animals in 200 types. It is located in Tennnoji, which is a popular shopping destination and easily accessible by public transportation from the city center. In the zoo, you can see hippos swimming peacfully and lions and tigers as if they are roaming freely in the Savanna from Africa.

Address
1-108 Chausuyamacho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka 543-0063
Phone number
06-6771-8401
Website
http://www.jazga.or.jp/tennoji/
Opening Hours
Open: 9:30am to 5pm (Last Entry: 4pm) 
Closed: Monday (If Monday is a public holiday, it will be closed on Tuesday). 
Note: Closing days include new year eve holidays from 29th Dec until 31st Dec.
Admission
General Admission: JPY500 (Adult), JPY200 (Child), Free (Preschool Child & Infant)
Group Discount Rate: JPY450 per person (for a group of 30 or more)
Note
Pets are not allowed for entry to the zoo.
Tennoji park

Tennoji Park

13 minutes walk

Tennoji Park is just 13mins walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. TheEntry is free. As a contrast from the hustle and bustle of the city center, you will be surround by greenries and the large strech of lawn area, known as "Tenshiba", near the park's entrance. Within the park are many cafes and a few futsal fields. The park is where locals gather and relax, and there are often booths hosting events.

Address
5-55 Chausuyamacho, Tennoji Ward, Osaka Prefecture 543-0063, Japan
Phone number
06-6773-0860(9:00~17:00)
Website
http://www.tennoji-park.jp/
Opening Hours
7am to 10pm (Some areas are open all day long)
Admission
Free (Some facilities require usage fees)
Note
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ABENO HARUKAS

23 minutes walk

ABENO HARUKAS is Japan's tallest skyscraper building, which is about 23 mins walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. The observatory is 300 meters high, and the number of visitors reached 100 million people about two and half years since the inception. An unobstructed night view of Osaka from the top is breath-taking. Within the building are department stores, restaurants, and museums. It is famous as one of Tennoji's landmark buildings.

Address
1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-6016
Phone number
06-6621-0300 (HARUKAS 300 Information Desk)
06-6621-0319 (HARUKAS 300 Group Tour Reservation Desk)
Website
http://www.abenoharukas-300.jp/
Opening Hours
【HARUKA 300 Observation Deck】
Open: 9am to 10pm (Ticket sale: 8:50am to 9:30pm) 
Closed: No closing days
Admission
【HARUKA 300 Observation Deck】
General Admission (Same day prices): JPY1,500 (Adult), JPY1,200 (12-17 years old), JPY700 (6-11 years old), JPY500 (less than 4 years old)
Note
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Nipponbashi

10 minutes by train

Nipponbashi is Osaka's electronics district, which is also known as a hotspot for Osaka's "Otaku" subculture. It is considered Osaka's counterpart to Tokyo's Akihabara. The area is populated with electronic shops and anime-themed stores. Every spring, Nipponbashi Street Festival is held to feature cosplayers in anime-themed attire.

Address
Phone number
06-6655-1717 (Nipponbashi Information Center)
Website
http://www.denden-town.or.jp/map/map_main.html
Opening Hours
Vary by each shop/restaurant
Admission
Note
Osaka umeda

Osaka, Umeda

20 minutes by train

Osaka-Umeda district is a city center in the northern area of Osaka, where JR Osaka station is located. It is a popular shopping destination due to large iconic shopping complexes like Yodobashi Camera and Don Quijote. Also, Umeda Sky Building is a popular tourist attraction where you will see a queue of people waiting to go up to its observation area at the top of the building to have a night view of the entire city. Osaka-Umeda district is adundant with many posh restraunts and sweet dessert shops. There are also many good Izakaya bars in which you can see many office workers drinking alcohol after work hours.

Address
【Umeda Sky Building】
1-1-88, Oyodonaka, kita-ku, Osaka 531-6023
Phone number
06-6440-3899 
(Reception Hours: 9:30am to 5pm)
Website
http://www.skybldg.co.jp/index.html
Opening Hours
【Umeda Sky Building:Sky Garden】
Open: 10am to 10:30pm (Last entry: 10pm)
Admission
【Umeda Sky Building:Sky Garden】

JPY1,000 (Adult), JPY700 (12 to 17 years old), JPY500 (6 to 11 years old), JPY200 (4 to 5 years old), JPY800 (Seniors at the age of 65 or more)

Note
Osaka castle

Osaka Castle

30 minutes by train

Osaka Castle is one of Osaka's most famous landmarks. Almost all of our foreign visitors go to Osaka Castle when they tour in Osaka. Surrounding the castle is a park which is also a popular spot to see cherry blossoms in the spring.

Address
1-1 Osakajo, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0002
Phone number
06-6941-3044(Inquiry about Osaka Castle Tower, such as entry fee and souveniors)
06-6755-4146 (Inquiry about Osaka Castle Park, such as parking and blooming status of cherry and plum blossoms)
Website
http://www.osakacastle.net/
Opening Hours
Open: 9am to 5pm (Last Entry:4:30pm)
Closed:28th Dec to 1st Jan
Note: Opening hours can be extended depending on the season.
Admission
JPY600 (Adult), Free (Child)
Note
Kaiyukan

Tenpozan, Kaiyukan

30 minutes by train

The Osaka Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world. It is a very famous aquarium not only in Japan but also in the whole of Asia. The must-see attractions include a four-meter-long whale shark and many types of fish swimming freely in a 34-meter-wide, 9-meter-high giant size water tank, which recreates the Pacific Ocean. You will feel as if you are in the sea. This is the place you shouldn't miss out when you are in Osaka.

Address
1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022
Phone number
06-6576-5501(Kaiyukan Information Counter)
Website
http://www.kaiyukan.com
Opening Hours
Open: 9:30am to 8pm (Last entry is one hour prior to closing time)
Admission
JPY2,300 (Adults at the age of 16 or more), JPY1,200 (6 to 15 years old), JPY600 (4 to 5 years old), JPY2,000 (Seniors at the age of 60 or more)
Note
Usj

Universal Studios Japan

30 minutes by train

Universal Studio Japan is a theme park modeled after Hollywood movies. The theme park not only has thrilling attraction rides, but also holds plenty of movie and anime-themed shows and seasonal park-wide events. Particularly, Harry-Potter-themed attractions are the most famous.

Address

2-1-33 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka 554-0031

Phone number
0570-20-0606 (Information Counter: 9am to 5pm during weekdays / 9am to 7pm on weekends and public holidays)
Website
https://www.usj.co.jp/
Opening Hours
Open: 8:30am to 9pm (varies depending on the schedule)
Admission
JPY7,400 (12 years old or more), JPY4,980 (4 to 11 years old)
Note
Kurashinokonjaku

The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

20minutes by train

The museum is themed with Japanese housing history and culture. It is Japan's first museum in its kind, and there is a real-sized replica of Osaka's cityscape during the 1830s. What to behold is the art of artisan-ship underpinning the cityscape. There are floors featuring Japanese cityscape from Meiji, Taisho, Showa periods, and many smaller models and documents exhibiting modern housing and modern lifestyle of Osaka people. It is one of the best museums to know how Japanese people used to live. On a regular basis, events are held to feature Osaka.

Address
Housing Information Center Building 8F, 4-20 6-chome, Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0041
Phone number
06-6242-1170
Website
http://konjyakukan.com/
Opening Hours
Open: 10am to 5pm (Last Entry: 4:30pm)
Closed:Tuesday (Wednesday if Tuesday is a public holiday) 
Note: Closing days also include next day after public holiday (excl. Sunday and Monday), every third Monday in a month (the third Wednesday if public holiday and public holiday in lieu falls on the third Monday), and new year holidays (29th Dec until 2nd Jan).
Admission
General Admission: JPY600 (Adult)
Group Discount Rate: JPY500 per person (for a group of more than 20 people)
Note
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Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street

20 minutes by train

The street stretches from south to north by about 2.6km, which is Japan's longest shopping street by straight line distance. Along the street, there are about 600 shops - novelty shops spirited with salesmanship, local eateries with old-fashioned ambiances from "Naniwa", the former name of Osaka. Among them are a miso specialty shop originated from "Edo" period, seafood shops staffed with friendly, chatty salespeople welcoming customers, and more-than-150-year-old, long-standing shops selling Japanese traditional confectioneries, known as "Wagashi." You will be welcomed by colorful, illustrative signs near the entrance of the shopping street. Some products are named after funny plays on words. The street is characterized by Osaka's cheerful regional trait as the birthplace of many of Japan's famous stand-up comedians. It is highly recommendable to try local food, shop local products, or just roam around to immerse yourself in the energetic atmosphere from local Osaka people.

Address
3 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0041
Phone number
06-6358-0035 (Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome shopping street)
Website
http://tenjinbashi.net/
Opening Hours
Vary by each store
Admission
Vary by each store
Note
Donki

MEGA Don Quijote Shinsekai Store

6 minutes walk

MEGA Don Quijote Shinsekai Store is a very popular discount store among foreign visitors in Japan. It opens until very early morning. The store prides itself on cheap prices and a wide variety of items, such as confectioneries, savory snacks, household items, electronics, furniture, and more. 
Foreign customers can get tax refunds at duty-free counter in the shop. Highly recommendable to buy souveniors for your friends, families, and loved ones.

Address

3-4-36 Ebisu Higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0002

Phone number
06-6630-9511
Website
http://www.donki.com/store/shop_detail.php?add=1&s...
Opening Hours
Open: 9am to 5am (next day) 
Closed: No closing days.
Admission
Note
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ABENO HARUKAS

23 minutes walk

ABENO HARUKAS is Japan's tallest skyscraper building, which is about 23 mins walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. The observatory is 300 meters high, and the number of visitors reached 100 million people about two and half years since the inception. An unobstructed night view of Osaka from the top is breath-taking. Within the building are department stores, restaurants, and museums. It is famous as one of Tennoji's landmark buildings.

Address
1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-6016
Phone number
06-6621-0300 (HARUKAS 300 Information Desk)
06-6621-0319 (HARUKAS 300 Group Tour Reservation Desk)
Website
http://www.abenoharukas-300.jp/
Opening Hours
【HARUKA 300 Observation Deck】
Open: 9am to 10pm (Ticket sale: 8:50am to 9:30pm) 
Closed: No closing days
Admission
【HARUKA 300 Observation Deck】
General Admission (Same day prices): JPY1,500 (Adult), JPY1,200 (12-17 years old), JPY700 (6-11 years old), JPY500 (less than 4 years old)
Note
Namba

Namba, Shinsaibashi

10 minutes by train

Namba-Shinsaibashi distrct is a city center in the southern area of Osaka, which is within 10 mins by train from the hotel. It is densely populated by restaurants which put up their unique storefront signs, such as "Kani Doraku" flagship restaurant's big crab sign, to passers-by. Also, there are a wide range of food options like sushi, ramen, udon, takoyaki, Japanese Chinese food, shabu shabu, seafood.

Address
2-2-22 Shisaibashisuji, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0085
Phone number
06-6282-5900 (Sightseeing inquiry to Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau)
Reception hours: 9:15am to 5:30pm
Website
http://www.shinsaibashi.or.jp/
Opening Hours
http://www.shinsaibashi.or.jp/
Admission
Note
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Nipponbashi

10 minutes by train

Nipponbashi is Osaka's electronics district, which is also known as a hotspot for Osaka's "Otaku" subculture. It is considered Osaka's counterpart to Tokyo's Akihabara. The area is populated with electronic shops and anime-themed stores. Every spring, Nipponbashi Street Festival is held to feature cosplayers in anime-themed attire.

Address
Phone number
06-6655-1717 (Nipponbashi Information Center)
Website
http://www.denden-town.or.jp/map/map_main.html
Opening Hours
Vary by each shop/restaurant
Admission
Note
Osaka umeda

Osaka, Umeda

20 minutes by train

Osaka-Umeda district is a city center in the northern area of Osaka, where JR Osaka station is located. It is a popular shopping destination due to large iconic shopping complexes like Yodobashi Camera and Don Quijote. Also, Umeda Sky Building is a popular tourist attraction where you will see a queue of people waiting to go up to its observation area at the top of the building to have a night view of the entire city. Osaka-Umeda district is adundant with many posh restraunts and sweet dessert shops. There are also many good Izakaya bars in which you can see many office workers drinking alcohol after work hours.

Address
【Umeda Sky Building】
1-1-88, Oyodonaka, kita-ku, Osaka 531-6023
Phone number
06-6440-3899 
(Reception Hours: 9:30am to 5pm)
Website
http://www.skybldg.co.jp/index.html
Opening Hours
【Umeda Sky Building:Sky Garden】
Open: 10am to 10:30pm (Last entry: 10pm)
Admission
【Umeda Sky Building:Sky Garden】

JPY1,000 (Adult), JPY700 (12 to 17 years old), JPY500 (6 to 11 years old), JPY200 (4 to 5 years old), JPY800 (Seniors at the age of 65 or more)

Note
Kaiyukan

Tenpozan, Kaiyukan

30 minutes by train

The Osaka Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world. It is a very famous aquarium not only in Japan but also in the whole of Asia. The must-see attractions include a four-meter-long whale shark and many types of fish swimming freely in a 34-meter-wide, 9-meter-high giant size water tank, which recreates the Pacific Ocean. You will feel as if you are in the sea. This is the place you shouldn't miss out when you are in Osaka.

Address
1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022
Phone number
06-6576-5501(Kaiyukan Information Counter)
Website
http://www.kaiyukan.com
Opening Hours
Open: 9:30am to 8pm (Last entry is one hour prior to closing time)
Admission
JPY2,300 (Adults at the age of 16 or more), JPY1,200 (6 to 15 years old), JPY600 (4 to 5 years old), JPY2,000 (Seniors at the age of 60 or more)
Note
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Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street

20 minutes by train

The street stretches from south to north by about 2.6km, which is Japan's longest shopping street by straight line distance. Along the street, there are about 600 shops - novelty shops spirited with salesmanship, local eateries with old-fashioned ambiances from "Naniwa", the former name of Osaka. Among them are a miso specialty shop originated from "Edo" period, seafood shops staffed with friendly, chatty salespeople welcoming customers, and more-than-150-year-old, long-standing shops selling Japanese traditional confectioneries, known as "Wagashi." You will be welcomed by colorful, illustrative signs near the entrance of the shopping street. Some products are named after funny plays on words. The street is characterized by Osaka's cheerful regional trait as the birthplace of many of Japan's famous stand-up comedians. It is highly recommendable to try local food, shop local products, or just roam around to immerse yourself in the energetic atmosphere from local Osaka people.

Address
3 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0041
Phone number
06-6358-0035 (Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome shopping street)
Website
http://tenjinbashi.net/
Opening Hours
Vary by each store
Admission
Vary by each store
Note
Tsutenkaku

Tsutenkaku / Shinsekai

13 minutes walk

Tsutenkaku Tower, an iconic tower of Osaka, in Shinsekai area is only13 minutes walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. Tsutenkaku Tower is 103 meters high. You can enjoy a nice view of entire Osaka areas from the observatory inside the tower.
There is a statue called "Golden Biriken", which is known as God of good luck in Osaka.The legend has it that you will receive good luck if you make him happy by scratching his feet, which are not reachable by his hands. Many local tourists visit the statue for this reason
Also, this area is a hotspot for "Kushikatsu", one of the most famous local foods in Osaka. Kushikatsu, deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables, is Osaka's comfort food. Osaka food street in Tsutenkaku is one of the must-go places in Osaka.

Address
1-18-6 Ebisu Higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0002
Phone number
06-6641-9555
(TSUTENKAKUKANKO CO.,LTD.)
Website
http://www.tsutenkaku.co.jp/
Opening Hours
【Tsutenkaku Tower】

Open: 9am to 9pm (Last entry 8:30pm) Closed: No closing days

Admission
【Tsutenkaku Tower

General Admission: JPY700 (Adult), JPY400 (13 to 18 years old), JPY300 (12 years old or younger) Group Discount Rate: JPY630 (Adult), JPY360 (13 to 18 years old), JPY270 (12 years old or younger)

Note
No parking for cars and buses in Tsutenkaku.

Only paid parking is available nearby.

Kids l

SpaWorld Onsen

8 minutes walk

Only 8 minutes walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. SpaWorld Onsen offers a large, public hot spring in a few themes from different countries, such as Ancient Rome, Arab, Spain, France, Japan. It also houses a large pool, 8 types of stone spa, restaurants, and a gym. It is very spacious within the building, and you can enjoy a whole day there with activities such as playing in the pool in the morning, relaxing in the hot spring and on the hot stone slab, and ending your day dining at a restaurant.

Address

3-4-24 Ebisu Higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0002

Phone number
06-6631-0001
Website
http://www.spaworld.co.jp/
Opening Hours
Open: 10am to 8:45am (next day)
Admission
Non-Peak Season : JPY1,200 to JPY1,500 (Adult), JPY1,000 (Child) 
Peak Season (e.g. Obon Season in August) : JPY2,700 to JPY3,000
Note

Reservation is required in advance for group tour customers. Parking is available for large-sized buses.

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ABENO HARUKAS

23 minutes walk

ABENO HARUKAS is Japan's tallest skyscraper building, which is about 23 mins walk from FP HOTELS Grand South-Namba. The observatory is 300 meters high, and the number of visitors reached 100 million people about two and half years since the inception. An unobstructed night view of Osaka from the top is breath-taking. Within the building are department stores, restaurants, and museums. It is famous as one of Tennoji's landmark buildings.

Address
1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-6016
Phone number
06-6621-0300 (HARUKAS 300 Information Desk)
06-6621-0319 (HARUKAS 300 Group Tour Reservation Desk)
Website
http://www.abenoharukas-300.jp/
Opening Hours
【HARUKA 300 Observation Deck】
Open: 9am to 10pm (Ticket sale: 8:50am to 9:30pm) 
Closed: No closing days
Admission
【HARUKA 300 Observation Deck】
General Admission (Same day prices): JPY1,500 (Adult), JPY1,200 (12-17 years old), JPY700 (6-11 years old), JPY500 (less than 4 years old)
Note
Namba

Namba, Shinsaibashi

10 minutes by train

Namba-Shinsaibashi distrct is a city center in the southern area of Osaka, which is within 10 mins by train from the hotel. It is densely populated by restaurants which put up their unique storefront signs, such as "Kani Doraku" flagship restaurant's big crab sign, to passers-by. Also, there are a wide range of food options like sushi, ramen, udon, takoyaki, Japanese Chinese food, shabu shabu, seafood.

Address
2-2-22 Shisaibashisuji, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0085
Phone number
06-6282-5900 (Sightseeing inquiry to Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau)
Reception hours: 9:15am to 5:30pm
Website
http://www.shinsaibashi.or.jp/
Opening Hours
http://www.shinsaibashi.or.jp/
Admission
Note
Osaka umeda

Osaka, Umeda

20 minutes by train

Osaka-Umeda district is a city center in the northern area of Osaka, where JR Osaka station is located. It is a popular shopping destination due to large iconic shopping complexes like Yodobashi Camera and Don Quijote. Also, Umeda Sky Building is a popular tourist attraction where you will see a queue of people waiting to go up to its observation area at the top of the building to have a night view of the entire city. Osaka-Umeda district is adundant with many posh restraunts and sweet dessert shops. There are also many good Izakaya bars in which you can see many office workers drinking alcohol after work hours.

Address
【Umeda Sky Building】
1-1-88, Oyodonaka, kita-ku, Osaka 531-6023
Phone number
06-6440-3899 
(Reception Hours: 9:30am to 5pm)
Website
http://www.skybldg.co.jp/index.html
Opening Hours
【Umeda Sky Building:Sky Garden】
Open: 10am to 10:30pm (Last entry: 10pm)
Admission
【Umeda Sky Building:Sky Garden】

JPY1,000 (Adult), JPY700 (12 to 17 years old), JPY500 (6 to 11 years old), JPY200 (4 to 5 years old), JPY800 (Seniors at the age of 65 or more)

Note
Tsuruhasi

Tsuruhashi

15minutes by train

Tsuruhashi is known as Osaka's Korean town. The street is full of Korean supermarkets and restaurants offering "Yakiniku", or charcoal-grilled BBQ. This is the best spot to satisfy your Korean food appetite.

Address
3-16-6 Higashi Obase, Higashinari-ku, Osaka 537-0024
Phone number
06-6976-6931 (Tsuruhashi Shopping Street Association)

Open: 9:30am to 5:30pm; Closed: Every Wednesday

Website
http://www.tsurushin.com/
Opening Hours
Vary by each shop/restaurant
Admission
Vary by each shop/restaurant
Note