EXPOCITY is a large complex facility for entertainment and shopping which was opened on November in 2015.
It consists of eight large entertainment facilities and one large shopping mall with 305 shops.
I’ve been wanted to visit EXPOCITY since the facility opened!
I spent a time to shop for 3 hours, NIFREL for 2 hours, and Orbi Osaka for 2.5 hours.
I enjoyed all day at EXPOCITY. It was so much fun!!!
I’d like to introduce you this new entertainment facility, EXPOCITY in Osaka!
EXPO CITY Osaka Guide!Enjoy 8 largest facilities and shopping center in Japan!
LaLaport EXPOCITYLaLaport EXPOCITY is the biggest shopping mall in Japan with 305 shops.48 shops are first-in Kansai area.
You can obtain practically everything such as foods,clothes, books and Electric appliances in LaLaport EXPOCITY.
It’s the best place if you want to enjoy shopping!
1.NIFRELNifrel is an interactive aquazoo, produced by the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan which is one of the most famous aquarium in Osaka.
But the concept of Nifrel is quite different from Kaiyukan’s.
Nifrel is a “living” museum based on the concept of “Touching sensitivity”.
Nifrel allows visitors to get close to sea creatures,birds and animals, which will rise visitor’s sensitivity.
There are 2,000 creatures from 150 species of the fish, bird, and animals.
Nifrel is one of the must go spots in Osaka!
2.Pokemon Expo GymPokémon Expo Gym is an interactive “edutainment” facility. It is like an amusement park of pokemon.
The biggest feature of the Pokemon EXPO Gym is that the guests Pokémon Trainers, can be training while talking to pokemon in a realistic way.
It would be very excited to interact with virtual Pikachu.
This is must see spots for kids and pokemon lovers!
3.Orbi OsakaOrbi Osaka is an entirely new type of museum where visitors can feel the wonders of nature with all their senses through videos by BBC Earth and SEGA.
In Orbi Osaka, you can not only to “see” and “hear” but also “smell” “feel” the image of natural world.
The innovative technology makes you experience the natural world.
The video varies according to the season,so you enjoy here throughout the year!
4.109 Cinemas Osaka EXPOCITY109 Cinemas Osaka EXPOCITY is Japan’s first IMAX theater with next-generation laser projection and sound technology.
The biggest feature of this theater is it’s 4DX motion chairs with multisensory environmental effects.
4DX gives you a real feel of being into the movie with effects such as vibrating seats, wind or water showers etc…
Enjoy this new experience and thrill in 109 Cinemas Osaka EXPOCITY!
5.REDHORSE OSAKA WHEELThe 123m-high REDHORSE OSAKA WHEEL is the tallest Ferris wheel in Japan.
It has 72 passenger cabins with transparent floors.So riders can see straight to the ground below.
Two cabins are equipped with more luxurious seating and lighting as VIP cabins.
It will take about 18 minutes to complete one rotation.
6.ENTERTAINMENT FIELDENTERTAINMENT FIELD is an interactive amusement park based on the British cartoon, Shaun the Sheep.
There are 2 sections,Shaun Family Farm and teamlab drawing town.
In Shaun Family Farm, children and and their parents can enjoy swinging on a Tarzan rope or sliding in the world where Shaun lives.
In teamlab drawing town,Children are free to draw cars,animals and buildings.
Then These 2D drawings will be displayed in 3D on the screen!
ENTERTAINMENT FIELD is a must go place for children!
7.ANIPOANIPO is an amusement park designed its attractions based on animals.
There are 4 attractions in ANIPO
- sky-walking by bicycle
- playing in the water using water gun
- Air Dome
- Mini Train
This is the best place for children and parents who want to enjoy attractions together.
8.OSAKA ENGLISH VILLAGEOSAKA ENGLISH VILLAGE is an interactive English edutainment facility designed like an American village.
Visitors can learn English in an overseas atmosphere while having fun.
OSAKA ENGLISH VILLAGE is the best place for English lerners.
I often hear from foreign tourists that it is hard to communicate with Japanese people in English in Japan.
But please understand Japanese people want to speak English and we are doing our best learning it!
ECPOCITY Osaka InformationAddress:2-1 Senribampaku Koen, Suita-shi, Osaka
Location:From Umeda station:Take the Midosuji subway line to Senri Chuo Station and change to Osaka Monorail bound for Kadoma-shi.Get off at Banpaku Kinen Koen Station and walk for 3 minutes.
Opening hours:Restaurants:11:00-22:00,109 Cinemas Osaka EXPOCITY:9：00-25：00,Others 10:00-22:00 (It may differ by shop)
I enjoyed EXPOCITY Osaka so much, and I want to visit there over and over again!
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