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グランフロント大阪 Grand Front Osaka

  • Shopping (Composite facilities)
  • Kita (Osaka Station / Umeda) Area
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  • ClosedOpen Every Day

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District
Kita (Osaka Station / Umeda) Area
Address
4-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka 530-0011, Japan
Category
  • Shopping (Composite facilities)
Opening Hours
Depending on stores
Closed
Open Every Day
Website
http://www.grandfront-osaka.jp/multilingulal/index
Tel.
+81-6-6372-6300
Date of post:2015/05/12

Enjoy the great harmony of nature and urban complex

  • Salon / Beauty

Grand Front Osaka was opened on the North side of Osaka city center in April 2013. It consists of 4 main tower buildings which include as many as 266 retail shops of fashion, accessories, books, cafes and restaurants. In addition to shops, there are company offices and the Intercontinental Osaka Hotel.

There had been a huge cargo station in the vast 24 hectares. When it was removed, people were very curious about what it would become as the area was possibly Japan's last undeveloped city properties. Grand Front Osaka occupies about 7 hectares. Osaka has been known as the "water city", as it has been developed along waterways which contributed to the development of Osaka's commerce. Grand Front Osaka made use of its history and nature. The whole area is well incorporated with Osaka's geographic features and nature with an urban atmosphere.

The Umekita Plaza is an open space within the North gate of JR Osaka Station. Surrounded by gingko trees, flowers and water streams, you can see a lot of people hanging out. There is a KIRIN Brewery Company's "Brewer's Spirit" bar during the summer time. Across the plaza, you will see the ship-shaped building, GARB MONAQUE café / bar. It is open late.

It's a nice place for shopping, meeting up with friends for lunch or tea, enjoying a nice dinner on the restaurant floor.
They used pieces of wooden railroad ladders for interior decoration of the ceiling. If you are looking for something more than a shopping experience, it would be fun.

Highlights & Tips
・Huge selection of shops, and some of them are duty-free.
・Restaurants in the North tower open till 4 am.
・Free wifi available at "Gurunavi Information Lounge” in Umekita Plaza.

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