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  • Address: Nipponbashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0005, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Market, Family And Kids

This area has been a market in one form or another for a long while. During the Meiji and and Taisho periods this was the place to go for second hand books. Electronics stores opened up after world war two. Furniture and home appliance stores followed. Today though, it caters to Japan's 'otaku' culture, with a thriving trade in collectibles, video games, card games, toys, manga, anime, cabarets and maid and cosplay cafes. You will find many people out in the streets in full costume.

Nipponbashi Hours

  • Shops usually start to close around 6pm.

How to Reach Nipponbashi

  • Hankaidenki-Hankai Line, Sakaisuji Line stop Ebisucho Station.
  • Nankai Line, Nankai-Koya Line, and Nankai-Limited Express stop Nankai-Namba Station.
  • Midosuji Line, Sakaisuji Line stop Dobutsuen-Mae Station.

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  • Nipponbashi Address: Nipponbashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0005, Japan
  • Nipponbashi Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Nipponbashi(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Nipponbashi: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 14.34% of people who visit Osaka include Nipponbashi in their plan

  • 38.4% of people start their Nipponbashi visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Nipponbashi

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

78.17% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nipponbashi

People normally club together Shitenno Ji and Kuromon Market while planning their visit to Nipponbashi.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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