Discover Osaka, Japan's hidden treasure
Travel to the second largest city of Japan and get to know another aspect of this rich culture, which will enchant you through the picturesqueness that blends harmoniously with its modern elements but also through its multidimensional character and dynamics.
Wander around a place with stunning architecture that perfectly combines the charm of the Japanese tradition with the over-illuminated and imposing modern mood of modernization. Cinematic skyscrapers, glass buildings and Japanese triangular houses compose an unprecedented image that will enchant you from the first moment.
Once you have enjoyed your walks, head to the most important attraction of the city, one of the most important sights of Japan, the emblematic Osaka castle. Elevated between the green vegetation and framed by pink cherries, the castle looks fabulous thanks to its special architecture.
Take a tour of this historical masterpiece and get to know firsthand the distant past of the place that awaits you to discover it.
For lovers of endless walks the Shinsaibashi - suji road will be an earthly paradise. The place where the commercial heart of Osaka beats is full of local and international shops that invite you to explore them and let them fill you with small treasures that will beautify your trip.
Complete your walk, in the ideal place for relaxation, the popular Dotonbori area. With countless choices of restaurants and bars, it is a favorite meeting point for those who want to have fun and get close to Japanese tradition and gastronomy.
Food and local cuisine
For lovers of Japanese cuisine and tradition, the city of Osaka is the ideal gastronomic destination. Street food restaurants, local shops and bars invite you to try their specialties. Among the countless options do not forget to try authentic sushi, genuine noodles in various versions for all tastes, a hot miso soup or a delicious bowl of ramen, the famous national dish. Of course make room for the delicious local sweet mame daifuku with bean paste.
The best season to visit Osaka
You can visit Osaka all months of the year. However, the summer months can be quite hot.
How to move around Osaka
Transfer from/to Osaka
In Osaka you can travel by air as it has its own airport. Your transfer to the center can be serviced either by the airport buses (11 euros) with the journey taking about 1 hour, by the JR train (4 euros) that takes 1 hour or by taxi which can be the faster option but costs 110 euros.
The transportation network in Osaka is quite organized and consists of buses, expressway (JR) and subway. For your own convenience and money saving, issue a JR Pass card and use it without limitation in the city.