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Orange Street

Experience the historic charm and contemporary flair of Osaka on Tachibana-dori

Photo of Orange Street, Japan (オレンジストリート(2018年5月) by 小倉商事)

Tachibana-dori, also known as “Orange Street,” is an 800-meter stretch in Osaka, Japan, that combines its furniture-making heritage with the youthful vibe of modern fashion and culture. This street was once known for its quality craftsmanship and has now become a hub for trendy boutiques, hip cafes, and a selection of antique shops and traditional furniture stores. It symbolizes the cultural evolution of the area, maintaining its historic roots while adapting to contemporary influences.

About Orange Street

Orange Street has reinvented itself over time. Previously recognized for its furniture production, the street has become a destination for fashion enthusiasts and modern culture. Visitors can still find traditional Japanese furniture stores on the street, some of which have been there since before World War II, alongside a variety of stylish boutiques and shops offering home goods.

For those still left wondering, Tachibana is a kind of citrus, hence the “Orange Street” nickname.

A walk down Orange Street offers insights into the development of Japanese urban culture. Traditional shops provide a window into historical craftsmanship and aesthetics, while the newer establishments reflect the latest trends. The juxtaposition of these elements makes Orange Street a distinctive destination that epitomizes the inventive spirit of Osaka.

The street’s cafe culture offers a diverse range of dining experiences, from French-style bakeries to organic cafe-bars. Architecture and design enthusiasts will appreciate the variety of styles on display, with each location offering its own unique atmosphere and visual appeal.

More than just a shopping area, Orange Street is a place to observe the coexistence of the historic and the contemporary in Japan. It is conveniently located near other commercial centers like Hommachi, Shinsaibashi, and Namba, enhancing its appeal as a stop for those exploring Osaka.

For a deeper understanding of this unique district, visitors should consider spending time in the traditional furniture and antique stores, where historical artifacts and timeless designs can be found. One may also discover less-known spots by venturing into the smaller alleys adjacent to Orange Street.

In essence, Orange Street reflects Osaka’s capacity to honor its past while engaging with the present. It presents a blend of history, culture, and modern lifestyle, offering a significant experience for those who wish to witness the diverse character of Osaka.

Getting There the easiest way to reach Orange Street

HS 42

 Hanshin Namba Line + 1 more

 5-10 minute walk (500m)
N 12

Hanshin Dome-mae Chiyozaki
 Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line + 1 more

 10-20 minute walk (1.1km)
M 19

 Midosuji Line + 1 more

 10-20 minute walk (1.3km)
C 15

 Osaka Metro Chuo Line + 1 more

 10-20 minute walk (1.3km)
O 16

JR Taishō
 JR Osaka Loop Line + 1 more

 10-20 minute walk (1.5km)

Around Orange Street

Orange Street

Shopping Street in Osaka

open 11am - 6pm
closed National holidays


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