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3.8
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Popular things to do in Osaka

Universal Studios Japan ©
Theme Park
Universal Studios Japan
4.1
Duration: 6 hours
Osaka Castle ©
Castle
Osaka Castle Chuo
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Dotombori District ©
Neighborhood
Dotombori District Dotombori
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Aquarium
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
Things to do in Osaka can take your from touring grandiose examples of traditional Japanese architecture, to taking advantage of exceptional shopping opportunities. Boasting marvelous gardens, an outstanding vantage point, and its own museum, Osaka Castle appeals to history enthusiasts. Attracting families, Universal Studios Japan allows tourists to delve into the fantastic world of blockbuster movies. Nature and animal lovers flock to Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, where they can learn about the immense diversity of the country's marine ecosystems. Foodies go to Kuromon Ichiba Market, filled with colorful stalls packed with fresh foods.

Side trips from Osaka

Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Historic Site
Kiyomizu-dera Temple Kyoto
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Historic Site
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine Kyoto
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Arashiyama ©
Neighborhood
Arashiyama Kyoto
4.3
Duration: 6 hours
Gion
Neighborhood
Gion Kyoto
4.1
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Osaka

Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
Kuchu Teien Observatory ©
Observation Deck
Kuchu Teien Observatory
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Kuromon Market ©
Landmark
Kuromon Market Nippombashi
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Food Tour
Food Tours
5.0
Duration: 3 hours

Shopping in Osaka

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Four-M
Gift & Specialty Shop
Four-M
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
The British Bag ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
The British Bag Chuo
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Dotombori
Gift & Specialty Shop
Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Dotombori Dotombori
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Imperial Hotel Plaza Osaka
Shopping Mall
Imperial Hotel Plaza Osaka
5.0
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Osaka

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Namban Culture Center
Specialty Museum
Namban Culture Center
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
Peace Osaka ©
History Museum
Peace Osaka Chuo
3.5
Duration: 1 hour
Mizuno Sportology Gallery
Specialty Museum
Mizuno Sportology Gallery
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Koji Kinutani Tenku Art Museum
Art Museum
Koji Kinutani Tenku Art Museum
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Osaka

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Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine ©
Historic Site
Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Senko-ji Temple ©
Religious Site
Senko-ji Temple
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Kumata Shrine ©
Religious Site
Kumata Shrine
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Hozenji Yokocho ©
Historic Walking Area
Hozenji Yokocho Namba
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Pinpoint Traveler ©
Nightlife
Pinpoint Traveler
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
Nijo Castle ©
World heritage site
Nijo Castle Kyoto
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Himeji Castle ©
World heritage site
Himeji Castle Himeji
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Sanjusangendo Temple ©
Historic Site
Sanjusangendo Temple Kyoto
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

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