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Osaka

Osaka is a city for gourmands. In ancient times it was called Japan's kitchen, and it's famous throughout Japan for being an area where you can enjoy cheap yet delicious meals.There are Osaka specialties like okonomiyaki, takoyaki, kushikatsu, oden, and blowfish dishes, as well as meals like yakiniku, udon, and sushi. It's also famous as a city for shopping; it's broken up into the Umeda area, called "kita," and the Nanba area, called "minami." Both of those areas have major stations are surrounded by shopping buildings, shopping arcades, shops selling electronics, miscellaneous goods, fashion, souvenirs, and a lot more. For sightseeing, there's the unique signs and illuminations of Dotonbori; Kuromon Ichiba Market, where you can eat and walk; Shin-Sekai, which is home to Tsutenkaku; Tenouji, which has Japan's tallest building, Abeno Harukas; and more. Other recomendations are the Kaiyukan, which is one of the world's biggest aquariums with indoor tanks; Universal Studios Japan; and the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum where you can make your own original cup noodles.
Please enjoy your stay in Osaka, often said to be one of the friendliest cities in Japan.

Topics

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  1. Top 5 Places in Dotonbori, Osaka to Have Lunch for Under 1,000 JPY

  2. 6 Compelling Facts About Osaka to Spice Up Your Trip

  3. 5 Must-visit tourist attractions in Osaka

  4. 5 Outlet Malls in Osaka You Must See

  5. 5 Places to see and Things to do for Free in Osaka

  6. 5 Recommended Sightseeing Spots that You Can Visit From Osaka

  7. 4 Recommended Secondhand Stores in Osaka

  8. 5 Scenic Areas in Kansai That Can Be Reached from Osaka

  9. 5 Recommended Restaurants in Umeda, Osaka, Where You Can Eat Lunch For Under 1,000 JPY

  10. 5 Recommended Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurants in Osaka

Osaka×Sightseeing

  1. What is EXPOCITY?

    Parents and Children Can Both Enjoy This! A Guide to EXPOCITY – Osaka’s Largest Complex

    NEW

    2017.12.07

  2. 1. Sumiyoshi Taisha

    Have a Peaceful and Quiet Visit! Five Select Temples and Shrines in Osaka

    2017.11.30

  3. GRAND WISH CHRISTMAS 2017 - WINTER IN RED

    【Osaka/Umeda Area】Catalog of Superb Illumination Displays in 2017

    2017.11.30

Osaka×Food

  1. 1. Ryoutei YODOGAWA-TEI

    Have a Taste of Luxury! Top 5 Shops for a Sumptuous Dinner in Osaka

    NEW

    2017.12.14

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  2. 1. Toka

    Taste Kaiseki Ryori! Top 5 Places in Osaka for a Luxurious Lunch

    2017.11.30

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  3. 1. Kushi-katsu

    Perfect for the Cold Winter! Five Select Steaming Hot Gourmet Foods to Have in Osaka

    2017.11.22

Osaka×Shopping

  1. You can’t help but take photos! The whole tart is trending on Instagram

    Big Hits on Social Media! Top 10 New Souvenirs and Presents from Kansai

    2017.08.10

  2. Great for Souvenirs Too! A Summary of Super Popular Premium Snacks at Hankyu Umeda

    Great for Souvenirs Too! A Summary of Super Popular Premium Snacks at Hankyu Umeda

    2017.08.03

  3. 1. Tako Patie by Hyogetsudo

    Perfect for Souvenirs! 5 Sweets in Osaka that are Slightly Unusual

    2017.07.27

Osaka×Hotels

  1. 1. midi HOTEL

    Five Hotels in Minami, Osaka, that are Highly Recommended Online

    2017.11.16

    Booking.com

  2. 1. Capsule Hotel Astil Dotonbori

    Reasonable Rates! Top 5 Capsule Hotels That Are Convenient as Sightseeing Bases in Osaka

    2017.10.26

    Booking.com

  3. 1. Bijou Suites Central

    Top 5 Villa-Type Hotels in Osaka for Long Term Visitors

    2017.10.05

    Booking.com

Osaka×Tips & Manners

  1. Who is Biliken?

    Trivia on Billiken – Osaka’s Beloved Deity of Fortune

    NEW

    2017.12.07

  2. Experience All of Osaka at Tenjinbashisuji Shotengai

    6 Compelling Facts About Osaka to Spice Up Your Trip

    2017.11.02

  3. If You Want to Express Gratitude, Say “Ookini”

    You’d Have More Fun If You Knew These! Phrases in Osaka-ben That You Should Try Saying

    2017.10.26

Osaka×Experiences

  1. Visit a village full of history and nature

  2. Learn from the owner of a kimono shop! A cloth dyeing workshop

  3. Learn traditional skills! A mini-Tatami making workshop

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