Kuromon Market

Kuromon Market is a fascinating market in central Osaka.  There seems to be an endless supply of strange and interesting stalls for tourists to have a look and and maybe purchase something. No chain stores here, just locals selling their goods.

Budget travel tips

  • Get here in the morning if you can, it gets very lively!
  • Don’t bring any large luggage or backpacks, as you will cause trouble!
  • Follow our path on the map to see the best places in the market.

How to get there

Take Exit 10 from Nipponbashi station (Osaka subway line), then walk down the road for 10 seconds or so. Kuromon Market is on your left.

From Nanba station (Osaka), go out of the East exit and walk to Nipponbashi station (about 10 minutes walk).

From Umeda station (Osaka), take the Midosuji line (Osaka Subway) to Nanba station, then the Sennichimae line (Osaka Subway) to Nipponbashi station  (18 mins, 230 yen).


Recommended hostels and Cheap Hotels

There are many hostels and cheap hotels just north of here, so check our Osaka Accommodation Guide.

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Published by Matthew Baxter

Japan travel writer and onsen addict