SHINSEKAI / TENNOJI
Tennoji has train terminals for subways, the JR line and the Kintetsu railway. In the center of this area is Tsutenkaku tower, surrounded by a zoo, a botanical garden and art museums. The area is being gentrifi ed into a fashionable place to go. In the spring of 2014, construction of Abenobashi Terminal Building Tower (a tentative name) above Kintetsu Osaka Abenobashi Station will be completed and will be one of the biggest department stores in Japan. In the Shinsekai area, there is a playhouse for Japanese theatrical performances, kushikatsu (Japanesestyle deep-fried kebob) restaurants, Jan-janyokocho Street, and Kizu Market, a major food store for Osakans.