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Location of Nishinari-ku in Osaka City
The rooftops in Nishinari
A shopping arcade in Nishinari

Nishinari-ku (西成区?) is one of the 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It contains some shopping and entertainment areas, such as Shinsekai and Tamade. It lies directly south of the Namba transport hub and extends further south toward Sumiyoshi Park. It is served by the Nankai Railway lines as well as the Yotsubashi and Sakaisuji subway lines. Nishinari-ku is also home to a number of shitamachi ("lower-town") shopping streets, increasingly a rarity in fast-developing urban Japan. Kamagasaki in Nishinari-ku is home to a large number of day-laborers and most of the homeless people in Osaka.[1]

Crime and safety[edit]

Two designated yakuza groups, the Sakaume-gumi and the Azuma-gumi, are based in Nishinari.[2]

Airin Riot in 1961


West Japan Railway Company[edit]

Osaka Municipal Subway[edit]

Nankai Railway[edit]

Hankai Railway[edit]

  • Hankai Line: Minamikasumicho Station, Imaike Station, Imafune Station, Matsudacho Station, Kitatengachaya Station, Shotenzaka Station, Tenjinnomori Station, Higashitamade Station, Tsukanishi Station


Public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Osaka City Board of Education. The public high schools are operated by the Osaka Prefectural Board of Education.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°38′6″N 135°29′40″E / 34.63500°N 135.49444°E / 34.63500; 135.49444

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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 07:34:13 -0800

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