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Osaka is a shopper’s heaven, and many visitors from other Asian countries head to the city with shopping as a top priority. Around Namba in the south of the city there are a variety of shopping districts, specializing in certain goods.
Den Den Town is a mecca for fans of electronics, anime and videogames, while Sennichimae Doguyasuji is the place where all the top chefs buy their kitchen wares. Ame-mura (American village) is the first stop for cool kids and eclectic fashion, whereas the wide and elegant Midosuji Boulevard is home to luxury brands.
The 1.6-mile-long Tenjinbashisuji Shotengai is the longest of its kind in Japan, a bustling covered shopping arcade with something to see every few steps.