Surrounding the Osu Kannon Temple is an area where trending fashion stores
and all kinds of culture mix with long-established stores.
1Osu Kannon Temple
One of Japan's three major Kannon temples. On the 18th and 28th day of each month, an antique market is held in the temple precinct.
Right next to Exit 2 of Osu Kannon Station
(Tsurumai subway line)
2Osu shopping district
Nagoya's largest shopping district is lined with 1,200 shops both large and small, from Nagoya-style restaurants, old-fashioned sweet stores, and multinational gourmet stores to the latest consumer electronics products and fashion.
5-minute walk from Osu Kannon Station
(Tsurumai subway line).
Right next to Kamimaezu Station
(Meijo subway line)
Varies by store
The Plaza is home to a huge beckoning cat (maneki neko) statue, standing 2.2 meters high, which is a symbol of the Osu shopping district.
Osu Street Performers Festival
The Osu Street Performers Festival that takes place every year in October brings audiences captivatingly close to the performers. Visitors can view a vast array of performances up close, such as juggling, dancing, pantomime, and ‘gama-no-abura-uri’ traditional performances, among others.