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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

Osaka×Sightseeing

  1. Full of Limited Time Fun! Five Things to Do in Osaka in the Summer

    Full of Limited Time Fun! Five Things to Do in Osaka in the Summer

    2017.07.13

  2. 1. Tower of the Sun

    Adults and Children Learn While Having Fun! 5 Must-See Spots Around Osaka’s Expo ’70 Commemorative Park

    2017.06.15

  3. 【Osaka Tourism】Play All Day at the Expo '70 Commemorative Park with the Photogenic Tower of the Sun!

    【Osaka Tourism】Play All Day at the Expo '70 Commemorative Park with the Photogenic Tower of the Sun!

    2017.06.08

Osaka×Food

  1. 1. Bonkuraya Dotonbori Shop

    5 Restaurants in Osaka for Slightly Different Okonomiyaki

    2017.07.27

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

  2. Hugely Popular for its Cuteness! A Cat-Shaped Loaf Introduced at Hotel New Hankyu

    Hugely Popular for its Cuteness! A Cat-Shaped Loaf Introduced at Hotel New Hankyu

    2017.07.27

  3. 1. Wanaka

    5 Stores to Visit in Dotonbori, Osaka, the Place for Cuisine

    2017.07.20

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

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    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. 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

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  2. 1. One Bedroom Central Osaka

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

    2017.04.20

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  3. 1. Hotel Nikko Osaka

    5 Recommended Business Hotels in Osaka’s Minami Neighborhood

    2017.04.06

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Osaka×Tips & Manners

  1. 1. Tourist Service Center

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

    2017.02.16

  2. How Convenient! Five Discount Transportation Tickets in Osaka

    How Convenient! Five Discount Transportation Tickets in Osaka

    2017.01.19

  3. Eat these 5 traditional vegetables in Osaka!

    Eat these 5 traditional vegetables in Osaka!

    2016.04.28