Name & logo mark of
“Harukas” is an old Japanese expression meaning “to brighten, to clear up.”
As its namesake suggests, ABENO HARUKAS embodies the exhilation of clear,
sweeping views of Osaka from its top floor 300 meters in the air.
The complex’s wide array of facilities and amenities answer every need,
promising every visitor a relaxing time in a bright, comfortable environment.
ABENO HARUKAS is the future of multifunctional urban space in the sky.
Brightening the heart.
Brightening the future.
Osaka's new leading landmark
will light the way to
a better tomorrow.
Get to know ABENO HARUKAS.
Development Vision
A Multifaceted Urban Gem
with All the Cutting-Edge
Amenities of the City
ABENO HARUKAS transforms the depart ment store into a new type of commer cial complex, and will feature state-of-the-art spacious offices, an internationally renowned hotel, and an urban museum open to all who wish to explore art and culture.
ABENO HARUKAS is a multifaceted urban space in the sky which encompasses facilities and amenities designed to enrich city living.
Bringing Japan's Tallest
Skyscraper to Osaka
At 300 meters, ABENO HARUKAS will stand as the tallest building in Japan at that time.
It will be the first building in Osaka to be bathed each morning in the light of the rising sun, the very embodiment of new beginnings.
Visitors to the top floor will be treated to spectacular views seen nowhere else.
Cutting-Edge Technology
Minimizes CO2 Emissions
Pursuing Natural Harmony
and Environmental
The building features open spaces that let in natural light and air, rooftop green space, and biogas power generated by energy recovered through methane fermentation from the building's kitchen waste.
The very latest in environmental technologies make ABENO HARUKAS a leading environmentally responsible urban project.
Direct Connection to
Major Terminal Station
Expanding the Southern
Gateway to Osaka
ABENO HARUKAS connects directly to a major Osaka terminal linking seven train and subway lines, the ideal location for an intercity hub.
This terminal station is also a direct 30-minute train ride from either Kansai International Airport or Osaka International Airport.
As the southern gateway to Osaka, ABENO HARUKAS will forge new ties between this part of Japan and the rest of Asia, and the world.
Growing with the Cities of
Abeno and Tennoji
The age-old history of the ancient pilgrimage route of the Kumano Old Road and the area's temples, shrines, and other structures built more than 1,000 years ago has a special charm.
Large commercial complexes and neighborly shopping districts offer a different attraction, a thriving and dynamic way of life.
This quiet neighborhood offers the rich greenery of wide-open parks, the trees surrounding the many historic landmarks, and rows of family homes ABENO HARUKAS will blend harmoniously with the great aspects of this neighbor hood and work with the community to build an extraordinary future.
1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan
Primary intended uses
Station, department store, office, hotel, art museum, and observation deck
Total site area
approx. 28,700m²
Gross floor area by application
"department store, approx. 167,000m²(Tower Wing, approx. 83,000m²);
office, approx. 62,000m²;
hotel, approx. 32,000m²(360 rooms)"
60 aboveground, 5 underground
Building height
Structural materials
Steel frame, steel frame-reinforced concrete
Automobileparking spaces
(newly constructed)
Approx. 180 automobiles (dedicated parking spaces for offices and the hotel)
Design supervision
Licensed first-class architects’ office of Takenaka Corporation, Osaka
Supervision of the exterior
César Pelli, representing Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Consortium of Takenaka Corporation, Okumura Corporation,
Obayashi Corporation, Dai Nippon Construction, and The Zenitaka Corporation
Access Directly above Ōsaka-Abenobashi Station
Direct access to Kansai International Airport,
Osaka International Airport, Umeda and Shin-Ōsaka.
Access Information Access Information
Construction plan for “ABENO HARUKAS”
Autumn 2006 Autumn 2006Started considering the plan.
March 2007 March 2007Deregulation of Osaka International Airport)
August 2007 August 2007Announced the Abenobashi Terminal Building reconstruction plan.
November NovemberOsaka City developed its urban planning for
“Special Urban Renaissance Districts.”
January 2008 January 2008Improvement work for Osaka Abenobashi Station launched.
March 2009 March 2009Demolition work for the old building
(western portion) of Kintetsu Department Store launched.
West ticket gate of Osaka Abenobashi Station relocated.
January 2010 January 2010Foundation work for Abenobashi Terminal Building launched.
March MarchANZENKIGANSAI (a ceremony performed to pray for safety) held.
February 2011 February 2011"Construction work for the aboveground part launched.
(ceremony that celebrates the erection of the first colums) held."
August August"The height of the steel frame reached 100m
The name of the building was chosen as “ABENO HARUKAS.”"
March 2012 March 2012The height of the steel frame reached 200m.
June JuneThe height of the steel frame reached 263m(the highest in western Japan).
August AugustThe height of the steel frame reached 300m (the
highest in Japan as a building <at that time>).
October AugustRidgepole-raising ceremony held.
June 2013 June 2013Kintetsu Department Store: “Abeno HARUKAS Kintetsu Main Store”
Opens Ahead of Time in the Tower Building
March 2014 March 2014Grand opening
A multifaceted
Urban Gem with
All the
Cutting-Edge Amenities
of the City
The open-air outdoor plaza on the 58th floor

The 58th floor is the open-air outdoor plaza in a three-story atrium structure with pleasant sunlight and wind.
The 60th floor – the top floor - is a 360° glass-enclosed observation deck that commands a panoramic view of Osaka Plain.

For details, view the website:

Lobby on 19th floor
Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel
19-20F/38–55F/57F (360 rooms)

Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel will offer premium quality service which is a fusion of Marriott’s world-class hospitality and Miyako Hotel’s impeccable Japanese service.
Visitors can enjoy a wonderful view from the guest rooms and restaurants.

Standard floor
Office floors
17-18F/21–36F (Tenant Floor
area: Approx. 40,000 m²)

With each floor measuring some 2,400 m² (730 tsubo), the office floors will be among the most spacious in all of Osaka and feature state-of-the-art facilities, including cutting edge-IT, lightning and air-conditioning systems.
With substantial support facilities for workers, those offices will function as a work station with foresight for next generations.

Exhibition room

Full-fledged “urban art museum” where national treasures and important cultural properties can be exhibited.
Exhibitions from various genres, such as Japanese arts, western arts, and modern arts will be held.

Second-floor atrium
Kintetsu Department Store Main
Store Abeno Harukas
B2–14F (Sales area: approx.
100,000 m²)

Ahead of the spring 2014 grand opening of “ABENO HARUKAS,” the “Abeno HARUKAS Kintetsu Main Store” will be opening.
In addition to 44 restaurants covering three floors, there will be many “sensation and experience”-format sales spaces with abundant information related to “things, ideas, and people.”

West ticket gate
Kintetsu Ōsaka-Abenobashi Station

Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel will offer premium quality service which is a fusion of Marriott’s world-class hospitality and Miyako Hotel’s impeccable Japanese service.
Visitors can enjoy a wonderful view from the guest rooms and restaurants.

Abeno and Tennoji
—Towns vibrant with
the hustle and
bustle of their residents Towns filled with the vivacity of
the people who gather, live,
and learn
there, while experiencing timeless stories
of history,
culture and nature.
Abeno and Tennoji have many places of scenic beauty and historic interest that have inherited various histories from ancient times to the early modern period. These places include Shitennoji Temple, a famous temple with a tradition of more than 1,400 years; Abeouji Shrine, which was founded by Emperor Nintoku; and Abe no Seimei Shrine, where Abe no Seimei, a well-known onmyoji (a practitioner of a traditional Japanese form of esoteric cosmology called "ommyodo, a mixture of natural science and occultism) is enshrined.
Shitennoji Temple
Abeouji Shrine
Culture & Nature
With Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts, which houses various important cultural properties, verdant Tennoji Park that includes Keitakuen, a traditional Japanese garden modeled after the style of Daimyo Gardens (gardens constructed by daimyos in the Edo period), and Tennoji Zoo, which is crowded with many children and their parents-Abeno and Tennoji are loved by Osaka City residents as an oasis in the center of the city where they can enjoy nature and culture.
Osaka Municipal Museum of Fine Arts
Tennoji Zoo
Abeno and Tennoji are core areas of Osaka on par with “Kita”
(Umeda) and “Minami” (Namba).
Osaka City University Hospital
Tramcar (Hankai Tramway)
Area Abeno and Tennoji are core areas of
Osaka on par with “Kita”
(Umeda) and “Minami” (Namba).
Area Map