EXPOCITY - Osaka, Japan


EXPOCITY is the large complex in Northern Osaka, Japan. This complex consists of entertainment area and shopping center. Ferris Wheel seems to be landmarks of shopping mall in Japan. Redhorse Osaka Wheel is also landmarks here. The height is 123 meters. Lalaport EXPOCITY is the shopping place in EXPOCITY. 



Access



From Namba, Umeda, Shin-Osaka Subway Station

- Take subway Midosuji Line to Senri-Chuo, change to Osaka Monorail to Bampakukinen-koen Station, 2 minutes walk.
Fare from Senri-Chuo Monorail to Bampakukinen-koen Station: Adult 250 yen, Child 130 yen


From Osaka Airport (Itami)

- Take Osaka Monorail to Bampakukinen-koen Station, 2 minutes walk. (Adult 370 yen, Child 190 yen)

Get off Bampakukinen-koen Station. 
EXPOCITY is opposite to Bampaku Kinen Koen (Expo '70 Commemorative Park). 

*Kansai Thru Pass covers monorail.



Walk to EXPOCITY, the Ferris Wheel will be in front of you.
You can enjoy panoramic view at Redhorse Osaka Wheel from its gondolas with transparent floors. Opening Hours: 10:00-23:00. 

Admission Fees (Redhorse Osaka Wheel)

Ticket at door :1000 yen/person
Fast 10 ticket :1500 yen/person
VIP ticket :8000 yen/gondola

Mentally or physically disabled people and one attendant :500 yen/person
Website: http://osaka-wheel.com/




NIFREL (next to Pokemon Expo Gym) is a living museum based on the concept of touching the sensitivity. This fability allows visitors enjoy the art, experience the living creatures.
Opening Hours:   10:00-20:00 (Last entry 19:00) 

Admission Fees
Adults ( aged 16 or older / senior high school students )     1,900 yen
Elementary / Junior high school students     1,000 yen
Pre-schoolers ( aged 3 or older )     600 yen

Website https://www.nifrel.jp/en/


On the right side, entertainment area for kids called ANIPO. It is amusement zone.


Osaka English Village (next to ANIPO). This is an edutainment area, allows visitors enjoy learning English. There is admisison fee based on the number of lessons.



Pokemon Expo Gym (Close to Ferris Wheel) is one of entertainment area in EXPO city, produced by Pokemon.There are an official shop and drink stall.

Opening Hours:
Drink Stall, Official Shop: 10:00-20:00
Attraction Area: 11:00-18:00


Gundam Square (Shop & Gundam Cafe)


Lalaport EXPOCITY has several shops and restaurants such as Uniqlo, Zara, ABC Mart, Matsumoto Kiyoshi, Loft and etc. In my opinion the shops inside Lalaport are not much different from other department stores but this place is good for family with kids because there are mini amusement park, entertainment area and parents can enjoy shopping.

Hours of Operation:

Shops:                          10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Cafes & Restaurants:   10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Food Court:                  10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Restaurant Avenue:     11:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Services and Others:   10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.




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