Religion, entertainment, commerce and culture are all colorfully expressed in this sprawling and thriving shopping district. Founded 400 years ago, the nine streets of 1200 shops are close to the revered Osu Kannon Temple. The goods sold here have evolved over the years but their price has not. Everything is unbelievably cheap - appliances, cosplay outfits, otaku outlets, musical instruments, electronics, second hand clothes, furniture - you name it, they have it. A particularly popular stop is 'M's Melody' where customers are greeted by hostesses in maid outfits with the words 'Welcome home, Master.' Naturally, it's almost always thick with locals and tourists alike; the atmosphere is bustling, almost festive. Indeed, events and festivals happen all around the year, for example, the the Osu Summer Festival (August) and the Osu Daido-chonin Festival (October).
Do visit the temple though.
- Opening hours for individual shops may vary.
- Typical shop timings are from 11am-8pm.
- From Nagoya Station, take the Higashiyama Subway Line, transfer to Tsurumai Line at Fushimi Station. Stop Osu Kannon Station on the Tsurumai Subway Line.
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95% of people who visit Nagoya-shi include Osu Shopping Street in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
34.36% of people start their Osu Shopping Street visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Osu Shopping Street
74.38% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Osu Shopping Street
People normally club together Osu Kannon and Toyota Commemorative Museum Of Industry And Technology while planning their visit to Osu Shopping Street.