World's Most Crowded Subways
Annual Ridership: 836 million
Osaka is the third-largest city in Japan, and the most crowded station within the network is Umeda station, in a major commercial district. Its 2.29 million daily passengers transit through the station to access offices, hotels, shopping malls, and skyscrapers. At the Umeda Sky Building, you can ride an escalator up to a rooftop observatory for panoramic views high above the fray.
Source: World Metro Database, 2010