Shopping complex opens doors at expo site in Osaka

posted on November 19, 2015

About 4,000 visitors Thursday got a peak at Expocity, the new 170,000-sq.-meter shopping and entertainment complex build on the site of the 1970 World Exposition in Osaka Prefecture.

Developer Mitsui Fudosan Co. hopes to see ¥60 billion in annual revenue from the complex, which stands in Expo ’70 Commemorative Park in Suita.

At the opening ceremony, park chief Yoshikazu Omon acknowledged the many visitors who lined up early in the morning, saying “a new bustle” had been brought to the site of the expo.

The complex includes a mall, cinema complex and combined aquarium, zoo and museum.

source by japantimes
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