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There's no limit to the number of amazing things you can do when you're in a new place. So why not get your trip to Osaka off to a sensational start by perusing some of our top tips? After all – out there starts here!
If you're visiting Osaka, an excursion to the Osaka Science Museum and Osaka Castle should be at the top of your must-do list. These famed attractions have helped put this city on the map, and they're certain to make a big impression.
You're going to find yourself surrounded by noteworthy sights, including Universal Studios Japan® and Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade. If you're wanting to make the most of your urban adventure, be sure to take a look around the Osaka Museum of History and the Open Air Museum of Old Farmhouses.
Those with a phobia of heights may wish to avert their gaze, but anyone fascinated by skyscrapers shouldn't miss Umeda Sky Building. Towering high above the ground, it's a notable fixture of the local skyline. Travelers in this destination have an abundance of choice. Leave the history journals! Allow the past to jump off the page at Mint Museum. Still have some time on your hands? Sure, dancing along to tunes on your laptop is great, but nothing compares to the atmosphere of watching a sensational live performance! So why not get front-row seats to a show at Symphony Hall?
The world is alive with adventure, and there are plenty of sensational experiences to be had when we grab our luggage and go on vacation.
This place has a wide range of activities. Here are some ideas to jump start your trip to Osaka:
To check out a full list of activities, jump onto our Osaka things to do page.
Head to Osaka with ease knowing that you've got a place to lay your head. With at least 289 properties available, booking a cozy bed for your cheap vacation or luxury getaway won't be a problem!
If a generously stocked minibar and a swanky bathtub appeals to you, grab a bottle of wine and soak yourself in luxury at The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka (2-5-25 Umeda) or the InterContinental Osaka (3-60, Ofuka-cho Kita-ku). After something a bit cheaper? The Guest House Social House (2-10-22 Sanno) and the Khaosan World Namba (1-2-13, Motomachi, Naniwa-ku) are a couple of options that won't cost you a fortune.
If you're here on a short layover and only have time to visit Osaka's star attractions, book a room at the ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka or the Mitsui Garden Hotel Osaka Premier. Both are located conveniently close to the Osaka Science Museum.
Nearest Airports to Osaka
Nobody likes hanging out at the airport. But it's well worth it when you remember the adventure that's in store! Positioned 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Osaka, Itami Airport (ITM) is the closest terminal.
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Frequent shuttle bus, but if it can be extended to cover more frquent before 10am, it will be better
The room and facility are normal to Japanese standard, which means very clean and nice. Checking in process can be done on automatic machines so it is very quick and convenient. Also the staffs provide good service and help. The most important thing is that this hotel has excellent location. It is ...
Very small but great value. Loved the spa. Staff did not know English
close to universal studio and JR station. However the room inside is a little bit old and not USB socket. Also bathroom does not have enough hanger to hang up the clothes.
Nice location in Namba with the Namba station accessible underneath the hotel building, the room was tiny for two though, Awesome breakfast area and view of Osaka