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Bashodo: Warabimochi

Jelly-like and resilient, Bashodo's warabimochi (a sweet made from bracken starch) leaves a lasting impression on the taste buds.

Oguraya: "Ogura Kombu"

Established over 150 years ago, Oguraya is well known as being Osaka's oldest and most prestigious kombu merchant.

Akanemaru Honpo Dainagon: Akanemaru Goshiki Dorayaki

With a thick filling of "an" (bean paste) made from well-selected beans, the dorayaki (pancakes with bean paste filling) are also popular as souvenirs of visits to Shitennoji Temple.

Tsuriganeya Honpo: "Tsurigane Manju" and "Nadai Basho"

Established in 1900, the confectioner is most famous for Tsurigane Manju (bean-paste-filled bun shaped after the bell at Shitennoji Temple) and Nadai Basho (bean-paste-filled bun shaped after a banana).

Takomasa: Takoyaki and akashiyaki

Takomasa's popular takoyaki is tender on the inside and is flavored with soy sauce prepared to a secret recipe.

Akaneya: Arare and okaki

Akaneya pursues the traditional taste of Japan in its products by using high-quality glutinous rice in a time-honored procedure.

Amidaike Daikoku: Awaokoshi and iwaokoshi

Awaokoshi (cereal puffs, candied and compressed into bars) is one of Japan's oldest known sweets. Since its establishment, Amidaike Daikoku's awaokoshi has appealed to discerning Osakan taste buds.

Yumesse Shinosaka Seni City

Textile wholesale store street. Exhibition hall complete with lodging and restaurant for rent.

Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street

The longest shopping street in Japan. Starting at Tenjinbashi, reaching Tenjinbashisuji 7 chome to the north, it spans 2.6km total.

Dojima Avanza

Office building from B2F to 23F accommodates a book store with the largest floor size in Kansai, restaurants and sundry stores. Dojima Yakushido is in the East square.

Osaka Kongo Sudare (bamboo screen)

An elegant and refined screen made of natural materials.

Izumi Tombodama (lamp beads)

Izumi region has the longest history of glass bead production in Japan, reaching back as far as the Nara period when the tradition is thought to have arrived via China.

Sakai Senko (incense)

Sakai incense is one of Osaka's proudest traditional crafts. Japan's first incense was made in Sakai.

Osaka Karaki Sashimono (joinery)

Karaki sashimono, or joinery using foreign wood, is one of Osaka's traditional crafts. Pieces are hand-built using traditional techniques and methods, without the use of nails or screws.

Matsuyamachisuji Shopping Street

Commonly referred to as "Matchamachi" or even "Gotchamachi," the street has more than 100 wholesale and specialist stores dealing in Japanese dolls, toys, candy and Japanese paper.

Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street

A 150m-long shopping street lined with specialty stores with every cooking utensil and kitchen item available. The Doguyasuji Festival on Oct 9 is an event where various tools are on sale.

Crysta Nagahori

A 730m-long underground shopping strip stretching from Sakaisuji to Yotsubashi suji.

Yoshimoto Kaiun Kenko Koufuku Hyakkaten (department of fortune, health and happiness)

Handprints of the big names of Osaka are collected for display, just like at the famous Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

Karahori Shopping Street

A street stretching for about 800m between Matsuya-suji and Uemachi-suji via Tanimachi-suji.

Mitsui Outlet Park Osaka Tsurumi

The mall is lined with popular brand-name stores selling women's, men's and kid's wear, sports equipment and outdoor gear.