Little Seoul

The only area of its kind in Osaka, downtown Tsuruhashi is bustling with activity and a lively atmosphere. The area from here to Ikuno Ward has deep ties with Korea and is known as Korea town or the international market. Here, restaurants serving yakiniku (Asian barbecue) and other Korean foods stand side by side with kushikatsu, okonomiyaki, takoyaki, and sushi vendors using only the freshest ingredients. Uehommachi, on the eastern edge of the Uemachi Plateau, is a historical area and also a convenient transportation hub connecting to Iseshima and Nara.

Statue Of Sanada Yukimura

A monument for Yukimura Sanada who was a military commander of Toyotomi in Osaka Fuyu no Jin (Winter Siege of Osaka) at Sanko shrine.

Memorial Hall For Naoki Sanjyugo

Memorial for Naoki Sanjyugo leaves his name on the Naoki Prize.


It remains old-fashioned taste and the community

Karahori Shopping Street

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

Kintetsu Uehommachi

Connected to Uehonmachi Station of the Kintetsu Line and a short walk from Tanimachi 9-chome Station of Subway, this department store sells a wide variety of goods.

Gengahashi hot spring

A bath house that fuses Art Deco and authentic Japan.

Miyuki-dori Shopping Street (Korea town)

Japan's largest Korea town, with a line-up of about 150 Korean food stores, restaurants and clothing stores.

Osaka Tsuruhashi-Ichiba (vicinity of Tsuruhashi Station)

An ichiba (marketplace) with a retro post-war atmosphere. Comprising six marketplaces and shopping streets, this ichiba has approximately 800 shops, including yakiniku (beef barbeque) restaurants, Korean grocery stores and specialized stores selling dry food, daily commodities and fresh fish.

Ikukunitama Shrine

Known by the nickname Ikutama-san, this shrine's main pavilion is of Ikutama-zukuri style, an ancient remains of the Momoyama Period.

International House, Osaka (i-House)

An all-inclusive convention facility with large and small halls, conference rooms, a gallery, a hotel, restaurants, etc.
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