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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.

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Osaka×Sightseeing

  1. 1. Nintoku-ryo Tumulus (Daisen Tumulus)【Mozu Tumulus Cluster】

    Let Your Mind Wander to Ancient Japan! Five Huge Tumuli in Southern Osaka

    2017.09.28

  2. 1. Kuramae Onsen Sarasanoyu

    Easy Access to Blissful Relaxation! 4 Super Sento Baths in Osaka

    2017.09.28

  3. 1. Hozenji Yokocho

    Check Out These Places When Visiting Osaka! Top 5 Yokocho Alleys Crammed with Various Shops

    2017.09.14

Osaka×Food

  1. 1. Ueyosi

    Top 5 Must-Visit All-You-Can-Drink Japanese Sake Spots in Osaka

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    2017.10.12

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  2. (Osaka) Enjoy French Cuisine Served by Tokugawa Yoshinobu

    (Osaka) Enjoy French Cuisine Served by Tokugawa Yoshinobu

    2017.09.07

  3. [Osaka] Twenty All-You-Can-Eat Desserts in Alice's Wonderland

    [Osaka] Twenty All-You-Can-Eat Desserts in Alice's Wonderland

    2017.08.24

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. Bijou Suites Central

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

    2017.10.05

    Booking.com

  2. 1. Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel

    Great Access to the Airport! Five Select Hotels in Osaka with Shuttle Bus Services to Kansai International Airport

    2017.06.15

    Booking.com

  3. 1. One Bedroom Central Osaka

    Affordable and Convenient! 5 Apartment-Style Hotels in Minami, Osaka

    2017.04.20

    Booking.com

Osaka×Tips & Manners

  1. What Kind of Place is Osaka?

    Good to Know Before You Visit! Basic Knowledge on Osaka

    2017.09.21

  2. Osaka Specialties! 5 Recommended Konamon Dishes in Osaka

    Osaka Specialties! 5 Recommended Konamon Dishes in Osaka

    2017.09.07

  3. 1. Tourist Service Center

    Convenient to Know! Five Select Facilities and Services around Osaka and Umeda Stations

    2017.02.16