Core program @ Midosuji area

Midosuji Illumination 2020Midosuji Illumination 2020

Midosuji Illumination 2020
Core program @ Midosuji area

Midosuji Illumination 2020Midosuji Illumination 2020

An iconic Osaka city street that envelops visitors in its warm and gentle light
The iconic Osaka city street, Midosuji Ave., running from Umeda in the North to Namba in the south, lights up in beautiful array of colorful illuminations. This year's event also includes a special series of illuminations that open up an amazing new viewing experience on your smartphone or other compatible device. The "Light of Hope" is also beamed from the stunningly illuminated Midosuji Ave., bringing a dazzling and joyful atmosphere to the night time cityscape of Osaka.

Overview

  • When
  • 2020/11/3(Tuesday – public holiday)~12/31(Thursday)
  • Times
  • Around 17:00 to 23:00
  • Where
  • Midosuji Ave.
    (Hanshin-mae intersection to Namba-nishiguchi intersection)

Check out the highlights of the Midosuji Illumination 2020!Check out the highlights of the Midosuji Illumination 2020!

A Stunning Display : the Light of Hope, Decorated with Every Color
Midosuji will be divided into 7 zones, with each zone featuring different overlapping colors. Furthermore, for the first time ever, this year's Midosuji illumination will feature hue-changing full-color LEDs that decorate the area between Kyutaro-machi 3 Intersection and Shinbashi Intersection, beautifully filling Midosuji's winter with brilliant colors.
Aqua Metropolis Blue Aqua Metropolis Blue

Aqua Metropolis Blue

Sea of Gold Sea of Gold

Sea of Gold

Flurry of Pink Flurry of Pink

Flurry of Pink

Plethora of Blue Plethora of Blue

Plethora of Blue

Sakura Sakura

Sakura

5-color Mix 5-color Mix

5-color Mix

Haze of Purple Haze of Purple

Haze of Purple

Experience Special Illumination in AR Augmented Reality
Using your smartphone in designated areas will allow guests to experience special AR effects! V arious different objects will appear through your very screen, enhancing your experience.
How to view the special
AR-enhanced illuminations
①There are five locations where you can take part in the unique AR experience: "Yodoyabashi Odona", " Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company Osaka Midosuji Building", "Midosuji MTR Building", "Hommachi Garden City", and the "MInamimido(Shinshu Otaniha Namba Betsuin Temple". ②Scan the 2D codes found at the above locations, stand at the designated locations, and point your smartphone at the trees. The AR images should appear on your screen. ※It is dangerous to try viewing the AR presentations from footpaths. Please enter the grounds themselves to enjoy the experience in a safe manner.
Prayer Crane Motif Tree

These prayer c rane o rnaments are displayed with the hopes that they will brighten up and energize those who see them. The cranes will be on display in various locations across Midosuji, so have some fun looking out for them as you walk around!

Prayer Crane Motif Tree Prayer Crane Motif Tree
Exteriors Specially Lit Up
Midosuji is lined with buildings that are of high architectural value. In order to further beautify Midosuji, these buildings will be lit up.
Umeda Intake Towers Umeda Intake Towers

Umeda Intake Towers

Ishihara Building Ishihara Building

Ishihara Building

Osaka Gas Midosuji Higashi Building (OME Building) Osaka Gas Midosuji Higashi Building (OME Building)

Osaka Gas Midosuji Higashi Building (OME Building)

Osaka Gas Building Osaka Gas Building

Osaka Gas Building

Keihanshin Midosuji Building Keihanshin Midosuji Building

Keihanshin Midosuji Building

Kitamido (Hongwanji Tsumura Betsuin Temple) Kitamido (Hongwanji Tsumura Betsuin Temple)

Kitamido (Hongwanji Tsumura Betsuin Temple)

Hommachi Garden City Hommachi Garden City

Hommachi Garden City

Hommachi Minami Garden City Hommachi Minami Garden City

Hommachi Minami Garden City

Namba Shrine Namba Shrine

Namba Shrine

Nankai Namba Building Nankai Namba Building

Nankai Namba Building

Midosuji Illuminations 2020 Tie-up Hotel Introduction
Stay at a hotel near Midosuji and support the illuminations! Click here for an introduction to tie-up hotels