Miyuki-dori Shopping Street (Korea town)

Miyuki-dori Shopping Street (Korea town)

OPEN HOURSVaries depending on the shop.

A three hundred-meter-long shopping street situated between JR Tsuruhashi and Momodani stations, with about 150 Korean food stores, Korean restaurants and ethnic clothing stores. Many of those stores and restaurants are run by Korean residents of Japan and therefore the street is filled with Korean-language signs. The area around the street is said to be the largest Korea town in Japan. In recent years residents in the area have founded an NGO to give hands-on classes on how to make Korean pickles and to provide introductory Korean classes to junior high school and high school students visiting the town on school excursions, in addition to guiding them around the street. Incidentally, it is said that Miyuki-dori is named after Miyuki-no-mori Shrine, which was established around the 5th century on the site where the Emperor Nintoku took a rest when he visited the area to inspect people who had come from Paekche to live there (in the woods formerly located at the west end of where the street now stands).

ADDRESS 〒544-0222 Area around 3-chome, Momodani, Ikuno-ku, Osaka City
HOLIDAY Varies depending on the shop.
TRANSPORTATION Short walk from Tsuruhashi Sta. on the JR Osaka Loop Line, Kintetsu Line or Subway Sennichimae Line
15 min. walk from Momodani Sta. on the JR Osaka Loop Line
FACILITIES
Barrier-free : Available
Child Daycare : Available
Restaurant : Available
Parking : Available
Discount for the disabled : Available
Discount for the aged : Available
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