Which town do you want to visit during your stay in Japan? Of course, Osaka yan! (It’s Osaka!) Halal Media Japan has just produced OSAKA MAP FOR MUSLIMS. This map contains 20 Muslim-friendly restaurants, prayer spaces, and tourist attractions. There are also nail salons for Muslimah.
Here we are going to introduce restaurants and souvenir shops for Muslims in three areas of Osaka. Osaka, a city known as “The Kitchen of the Nation”, is one of the brilliant Muslim-friendly City.
Umeda & Osaka Station Area
There is a large shopping mall in front of Osaka Station, a part of Osaka Station City. This building has a prayer room, so you need not worry about pray. If you want to use it, please ask at the information counter in 3rd floor of North Gate Building.
As one of “Konamon” (food made of flour) in Osaka, takoyaki is loved by people all over the world today. This spring a Muslim-friendly tokoyaki shop will open near Noda Station. It just takes 3 minutes by train from Umeda Station and Osaka Station, so it is easy to access. Scheduled to open in the middle of May.
|Address||3-27-17 Yoshino, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka|
Namba & Shinsaibashi Area
There is Dotonbori that is known by Glico Man sign in this area. You can enjoy shopping at Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, the most crowded street in Osaka. Namba CITY, that is close to Nankai Namba Station, has a prayer room. If you want to use it, please drop by the information counter.
Kansai Tourist Information Center
Useful services for tourists such as train tickets, currency exchange, and free Wi-Fi are available. Please visit here when you want to know how to access the place you like to go, or when you want to deposit your baggage. There is also a prayer room, so you can pray here.
|Address||Tommy Hilfiger Shinsaibashi Store 3F, 2-5-1 Shinsaibashi-suji, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka|
BULLS, that is located in 5th floor of OCAT next to JR Namba Station, is a very popular restaurant among Muslims. Here you can taste popular menus such as spitted cutlets, a special food in Osaka, and sukiyaki. Of course, they cook using Halal meat and Halal seasonings and do NOT serve any meals containing pork and alcohol.
|Opening Hours||11:00-15:00 (14:30)/17:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:30) *3rd Wednesday is closed|
|Address||OCAT Bld. 5F, 1-4-1 Minato-machi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka|
|Halal Gourmet Japan||https://www.halalgourmet.jp/restaurant/708|
Many people have probably thought, “I want to eat Halal ramen in Osaka!” This spring a Muslim-friendly ramen restaurant will finally open in Osaka. It takes about 10 minutes on foot from JR Namba Station and Nankai Namba Station. Scheduled to open in the end of May.
|Address||2-5-27 Motomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka|
Laox Daimaru Shinsaibashi
If you are looking for souvenirs in Shinsaibashi, you must go to Laox. This store has a department of souvenir for Muslims, and there are a lot of Made-in-Japan products such as Samurai Ramen UMAMI. You can enjoy shopping without worrying about time because there is a prayer room separated by gender.
|Address||In Daimaru Shinsaibashi, 1-7-1 Shinsaibashi-suji, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka|
Tennoji & Shinsekai Area
“Abeno Harukas” towers over in front of Tennoji Station. This is the tallest building in Japan, and you can look down whole city of Osaka from 300-meter-high observation room. There are Tennoji Zoo and Tsutenkaku in the northwestern side of the Station, which is called “Shinsekai”. (New World)
Silis Nail Salon
A nail salon, that offers nail care service for Muslimah using Halal cosmetics, will open this spring. Your fingernails and toenails can be both treated. How do you like to get nail care in relaxed mood if you are tired from traveling? The nearest station is Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka Station. Scheduled to open in the middle of April.
|Address||3F, 4-18 Rokumantaicho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka|
Halal Curry & Ramen
Would you like Halal ramen and curry as souvenirs from Osaka? Nansatsu Shokucho’s curry and ramen are Halal certified Made-in-Japan products. You can enjoy the delicious curry of Japan at home. These products are sold at Laox Daimaru Shinsaibashi.
Osaka still has a lot of fascinating places such as Osaka Castle, Universal Studios Japan, etc. Please enjoy the best day in Japan holding the latest Osaka map in your hand! Have a nice trip!
OSAKA MAP FOR MUSLIMS: