Cities in Japan

Osaka: Where Tradition and Modernity Meet.

Discover the vibrant city of Osaka with its rich culture, history, and numerous attractions

Osaka: The Heart of Kansai

Osaka, Japan's second-largest city, is a bustling metropolis filled with culture, history, and unforgettable experiences. Whether you're a foodie, a history buff, or just looking for adventure, Osaka has it all. Here are five must-visit activities in this dynamic city.

1. Osaka Foodie Tour Shinsekai

Immerse yourself in the hidden gem of Shinsekai and enjoy 10 delicious dishes with 3 drinks to spend the night in some of the city's most authentic eateries. From local delicacies to traditional Japanese dishes, this tour is a feast for your taste buds.

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2. Osaka Authentic Tempura & Miso Soup Cooking Class

Become a master chef with this authentic Japanese cooking class. Learn how to prepare Michelin-worthy Japanese dishes like Tempura and Miso soup from scratch. A perfect activity for culinary enthusiasts!

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3. Day Trip to Naruto Whirlpools and Awaji Island

Embark on an exciting day trip that takes you to the breathtaking Naruto Whirlpools and the picturesque Awaji Island. Discover the natural wonders and enjoy the serene beauty of these unique locations.

Tokushima | Naruto Strait Whirlpools | Blog | Travel Japan (Japan National  Tourism Organization)

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4. Tea Ceremony in Osaka

Experience a traditional tea ceremony in the heart of Dotonbori, Osaka. Listen to a tea master explaining the history of tea and showing you how to make it the Otemae way. A peaceful and enriching experience.

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5. Day Tour to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka

Explore the former capitals of Japan, Kyoto and Nara, on this day tour from Osaka. Visit historic sites such as Kinkakuji and Fushimi Inari Taisha, and delve deep into Japan's rich history.

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6. Nishinomaru Castle

The Nishinomaru Castle, located in Osaka, is one of the city's most iconic landmarks. The castle is famous for its impressive architecture and the beautiful Nishinomaru Garden, which is especially popular during the cherry blossom season. Visitors can stroll through the expansive gardens, admire the ancient structures, and enjoy panoramic views of the city from the castle walls.

Osaka Castle Nishinomaru Garden - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with  Photos)

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7. Dôtonbori & Glico Man

Dôtonbori is one of the most famous and visited spots in Osaka. This vibrant district is known for its neon lights, sprawling shopping streets, and an abundance of eateries. It is the throbbing heart of Osaka's nightlife and entertainment. One of the most iconic sights in Dôtonbori is the Glico Man, a giant neon billboard that has been a symbol of the city for decades. The image of the Glico Man, running against a blue background, is a must-see for every visitor to Osaka.

Dotonbori Area: The Bright Heart of Osaka – Osaka Station