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Around Omiya Station

Crossroads of a large modern commercial facility and traditional shopping arcades.

Shopping

It used to be a lodging town、Omiya-juku along Nakasendo Road. Today, 12 railroads, such as Tohoku Shinkansen and Joetsu Shinkansen, merge at the “Northern Front Gate,” Omiya Station. Over 500,000 people pass here every day.

Around this station, Arche Omiya, Lumine Omiya, Sogo Omiya store, Omiya Takashimaya, Omiya Marui, Ecute Omiya, Omiya Rakuun, and other large shopping centers cluster. Around the west exit, the town was redeveloped followed by fashionable stores. If you like to shop, this is the place to help you find your favorites.

Stepping out of the east exit, you will see arcades filled with shops. Around “Nangin,” there are bars with a long history. Meander and stop by at different bars in this modern and traditional town.

Highlights

  • Daily passengers over 500,000.
  • Great shopping area.
  • Stroll around the fashionable west exit.
  • Look for nice bars in the arcades.

Photos

  • Saitama’s largest terminal station, Omiya

    Saitama’s largest terminal station, Omiya

  • Omiya Station, west exit 
© さいたま観光国際協会
© Saitama Tourism and International Relations Bureau

    Omiya Station, west exit © さいたま観光国際協会 © Saitama Tourism and International Relations Bureau

  • Omiya Station, east exit

    Omiya Station, east exit

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Details

Name in Japanese
大宮駅周辺
Postal Code
330-0853
Address
Nishikicho, Omiya-ku, Saitama City, Saitama
Directions
Area around JR Omiya Station