Karahori Shotengai

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Area: Osaka
Address: 7 Chome-2-28 Tanimachi, Chūō-ku, Ōsaka-shi, Ōsaka-fu 542-0012, Japan [map]
Access: 209 m from Tanimachi Rokuchome Station Tanimachi Line (T24)Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N18)
328 m from Matsuyamachi Station Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N17)
0.7 km from Tanimachi Kyūchōme Station Tanimachi Line (T25)Sennichimae Line (S18)
Admission: Free

A 600m stretch of small stalls and shops, this shotengai (covered shopping street) is great for food and small souvenirs. The least flashy (and visited) of the shotengai, it is a step back in time (by a couple of decades) and is weirdly charming.