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Kuromon Market, located in Nihonbashi, Osaka, is a lively shopping street typical of Osaka, lined with shops of various genres, and visited by shoppers from not only locals but also from far away. Gourmet eating while walking is also popular these days! You can access it from "Hotel Noum OSAKA" with...

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Hotel Noum OSAKA , located in Temmabashi, Osaka, has good access to both Kita and Minami in Osaka , making it the perfect base for sightseeing in Osaka. This hotel is recommended for those who want to relax and enjoy sightseeing to their heart's content.

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What kind of place is "Kuromon Market", which is called the kitchen of Osaka?

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Kuromon Market is a shopping street approximately 580m long in Nihonbashi, Osaka . The area is characterized by its many fresh fish shops, where you can enjoy the famous conger conger in the summer and blowfish in the winter. There are other shops of various genres such as butcher shops, fruit and vegetable shops, and sweets shops, and it is crowded with local chefs and tourists.

Enjoy eating while walking! There are also organic supermarkets recommended for vegans.

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One of the attractions of Kuromon Market is eating while walking . You can enjoy exquisite gourmet food such as skewered seafood, fresh juices made with seasonal fruits, mini hamburgers made with 100% domestic beef, and seasonal Japanese sweets.

Furthermore, organic supermarkets that carry domestically produced additive-free and pesticide-free ingredients also carry vegan ingredients. If you are looking for vegan food in Osaka, please give it a try.

A must-see for travelers! Kuromon Market information that is useful to know

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The information center inside the market is fully equipped with a free eat-in space where you can eat the products you have purchased, a restroom with a changing table for those traveling with children, and a currency exchange machine. It is also possible to temporarily store your luggage for a fee.

Business hours/Open all year round 9:00-18:00


◆Travelers points

・The information center has a Wi-Fi environment.

・The Kuromon Saturday Special Market, held every Saturday, has lots of bargain items! Furthermore, an impressive tuna dissection show is held every day!

Kuromon Market is crowded with people every day. Please respect your manners and enjoy.


There are many tourist spots around Kuromon Market.

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There are many attractions within a 10-minute walk from Kuromon Market , including Dotonbori, famous for its Glico sign, Ebisubashi Shopping Street, where you can find Osaka souvenirs, and long-established department stores! Enjoy it while strolling around.

How to access Kuromon Market from major airports/stations

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From Shin-Osaka Station

From Shin-Osaka Station, take the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line to Namba Station, about 15 minutes. Transfer to the Osaka Metro Sennichimae Line at Namba Station and take approximately 3 minutes to Nihonbashi Station. It is about a 5 minute walk from exit 10 of Nihonbashi Station.

From Kansai International Airport

It takes about 40 minutes from Kansai International Airport to JR Namba Station on the JR Hanwa Line or Kansai International Line. From JR Namba Station, go to Osaka Metro Namba Station, then take the Osaka Metro Sennichimae Line to Nihonbashi Station, about 3 minutes. It is about a 5 minute walk from exit 10 of Nihonbashi Station.

Easy access from "Hotel Noum OSAKA" to Kuromon Market without transfers

It takes about 25 minutes from Hotel Noum OSAKA to Kuromon Market using the Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line. You can enjoy plenty of sightseeing from early morning until late at night. Hotel Noum OSAKA also allows you to store your luggage before check-in and after check-out . Please feel free to ask our staff.

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