Umeda area in Osaka city also called "Kita" is a major business and commercial center. Umeda Sky Building located in the northwestern area of "Kita" was built 20 years ago as the first connected skyscrapers in the world with 40 stories above ground standing 173 meters high. The most prominent feature of Umeda Sky Building is the "Floating Garden Observatory" at the top of the building. From here, visitors can enjoy a 360◦ panoramic view of Osaka city, Osaka Bay and all the way to Awaji Island. Recently, the building has gained renewed recognition with increasing number of foreign visitors. The underground "Retro Shokudo-gai and Takimi-koji" is a popular spot with many delicious restaurants. Many people come here to enjoy local Osaka cuisine such as skewered deep fried cutlets, Okonomiyaki, and other delicious item.