Nominally a DIY and houseware chain, Tokyu Hands is Japan's favourite place to browse for items you probably didn't need but will end up loving. It's stacked floor upon floor with everything from obscure tools to de…
The most down-to-earth of the Osaka Station area department stores.
Anchor of the namesake train line, this 13-storey department store also has two excellent food floors below ground.
Houses Hankyū Men's department store.
Occupying three floors in the Daimaru building is this new outlet of of Tokyu Hands, with its range of must-have gadgets, homewares and stationery. You'll find the motherload in the main Shinsaibashi store.
Youth-oriented, fashion-forward shopping and entertainment centre, topped with a bright red Ferris wheel.
Japanese and international brands for chichi shopping on the north side of JR Osaka Station.
In addition to men's and women's fashions, look for musical instruments and a large Tower Records store.
At 16,000 sq m over six storeys, this is Japan's largest men's fashion retailer. Two upper floors house cinemas and restaurants.
Large department store.