What is the best thing to do in Osaka? A big release to the back of Osaka!

This article introduces Osaka's tourist spots by time. We will also introduce information on cheap tickets that are useful for activities and tourism, so please use it as a reference when creating a travel plan. For those who are traveling to Osaka for the first time and who have visited it once but have not been able to travel, I hope this will be a hint for the efficiency enjoyment of the appeal of Osaka.

Things to do in Osaka at mourning recommendations for tourist spots

Introducing recommended tourist spots where you can experience nature in order to enjoy the refreshing Osaka morning atmosphere.

Osaka Castle Park

Osaka Castle is the spot that I would love you to take a picture of when you come to Osaka.
Constructed in 1585 by the shogun Hideyoshi Toyotomi who ruled Japan, the castle is now counted among the 100 most magnificent castles in Japan.

You can see the scenery of Osaka from the observatory on the top floor of the castle.

【Osaka Castle Park】

Access: JR Osaka Jokoen Station/JR Subway Morinomiya Station/Subway Tanimachi 4-chome Station

Opening hours: Periodic opening


Official Website: https://osakacastlepark.jp/foreinger/english.html

【Osaka Castle】

Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (admission is until 4:30 p.m.)

※ Cherry blossom season, golden week, summer vacation extension

※ Closed : December 28 to January 1

Fee : 600 yen for adults/free for junior high school students and younger

Official Website: https://www.osakacastle.net/english/

The Tower of the Solar

This is the symbolic tower of the Japan World Exposition held in 1970.

The Solar Tower, created by artist Taro Okamoto, features a golden face, a sun face and a black sun.
Its original appearance attracted much attention, and even after the Expo ended, it has been loved by the local people and preserved with great care.

Inside the tower is an axis called the tree of life, with displays based on the concept of the dignity of life.
That energetic design will surely impress you.

Access: Osaka Monorail Expo Memorial Park Station East Exit Station

Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

※ Closed: Wednesday (from 4/1 to Golden Week, from 10/1 to 11/30 are closed)

Fee : 700 yen for adults/300 yen for elementary and junior high school students

Official Website: https://taiyounotou-expo70.jp/en/


The Kaiyukan is one of the largest aquariums in the world.
The main exhibit featuring whale sharks is on the Pacific Ocean, and its tank has a 9m depth of 34m, maximum length, and 5400 tons of water to represent the world’s largest ocean.

There are 620 species of creatures on display, and you can also encounter creatures peculiar to Japan that are not very close to you.
Multilingual audio guides will help you better understand. (Support for English, Chinese, Hangul, French, Thai)

Access: 5 minutes’ walk from the subway Osaka Minato Station

Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (admission is until 7 p.m.)

Rates: ¥2,300 for adults, ¥1,200 for children, ¥600 for infants, ¥2,000 for senior citizens

※ 500 yen per one audio guide rental

Official Website: https://www.kaiyukan.com/language/eng/

Things to do in Osaka at noon recommendations for tourist spots

We recommend sightseeing spots where you can play actively during the day.

No.1 popular tourist spot in Osaka! Enjoy Dotonbori

Even in Japan, the city is so popular that it has the image of Osaka as Dotonbori.
The Glyco sign, a confectionery maker that symbolizes Dotonbori, is recommended for commemorative photography.

Dotonbori, which has a rich supply of food and shopping, will forget that it will only take some time.
If you get tired of walking in the evening, let’s break with a night pub where you can see the Dotonbori River.

“With “”DOTONBORI RIVERSIDE WONDER PUB””, you can listen to the local staffs’ recommendations for Osaka tourism spots at night, as well as eating and drinking.”
You can buy convenient tickets that you can enjoy sightseeing in Osaka to your heart’s content, so please stop by.


Access: Subway Namba Station/Subway Nihonbashi Station

Official Website: http://www.dotonbori.or.jp/en/


Official Website: https://wonderpub.jp/

Wonder flight with a view from the sky in Osaka

How about chartering a small airplane and taking a luxurious stroll through the sky?
It will be a completely private space, so it’s also recommended for special trips.
Please enjoy a speedy sky cruising with a maximum speed of 334km/h.

Official HP: ※Planned to be released soon

Things to do in Osaka at night recommendations for tourist spots

There are many places to enjoy even at night in Osaka.


Have you ever heard the word kabuki?
Kabuki is a traditional Japanese drama that has been designated as an intangible cultural property by UNESCO.
You’ll not only have to wear bizarre makeup, but you’ll also need to see gorgeous costumes and performances.

In REVUE JAPAN, where traditional Kabuki has evolved, the story is almost non-verbally understood, with only facial expressions and actions. You can enjoy it even if you don’t understand Japanese.

Tickets can be booked online or purchased at the theater on the day of the event.

Access: 2 minutes’ walk from Namba Station on the subway

Opening hours: *Please refer to the official website for the start time of the program.

Fee: 3,000 yen

Official website: https://www.shochiku.com/


It is a symbol tower in the New World area.
It looks like a radio tower at first glance, but you can enjoy gourmet and shopping inside the tower.
You can see the night view of Osaka from the observatory.

“If you want to have a dinner near Tsutenkaku, we recommend the “”Kushikatsu”” soul food of Osaka, which is cheap and tasty.”
There are many skewers and shops in the New World Area. Find a favorite shop.


Access: 4-minute walk from Ebisucho Station on the subway or Hankai Electric Railway

Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Admission is until 8:30 p.m.)

Fee : 700 yen for adults/400 yen for children

Official Website: https://www.tsutenkaku.co.jp/

Knight Cruising

In the past, Osaka was called the “Capital of Water” because it developed as a center for domestic distribution by developing waterways.

From the “Wonder Nate Cruise” which traverses the rich rivers of Osaka, you can see the lighted Osaka Castle and the lights of the bustling Dotonbori from a special angle.
The ship’s party, where you can enjoy the night view of Osaka, will be a good memory for your trip.

Location of boarding: Kita-Shinji/Dotonbori/Tenmabashi/Minato/Others

Operating hours: 3 flights per day (7-8 p.m./8-9 p.m./9-10 p.m.)

Fee : 1,000 yen per person

Official Website: https://oorc.jp/

※ Under renovation

Night club

Night clubs are included in downtown areas, aren’t they?
As in Osaka, many young people gather at night clubs.

In order to make it possible for tourists to enjoy Japanese nightclubs, Osaka issues common admission passes for more than 10 nightclubs.
Use the bargain pass to enjoy the night of Osaka with your friends!

CLUB Bambi
※ Please also check the official website.







Fee 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 1,000 yen

Please see the official website for ticket purchases.

Access: Members of Osaka, Umeda, Shinsaibashi, Dotonbori, and Namba *Please refer to the official website.

Opening hours: 7 pm *Depending on the shop

Official Website: https://osakanightclubpass.com/

If you move in Osaka, take a tour of the tour bus!

If you are going around Osaka’s major cities and tourism spots efficiently, a round-trip bus is convenient.
This section introduces the Osaka Wonder Loop, which is recommended for a number of round-trip buses.

Osaka Wonder Loop Bus

You can tour around 14 sightseeing spots in Osaka City and get on and off freely.
The concierge guides you through the open-top bath, where you can enjoy the scenery.
The usage fee is as follows.

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Type 1day pass 2day pass
Fee 2,500 yen 3,000 yen

Please refer to the official website for detailed operational information and ticket purchases.

Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 7:54 p.m.

Official Website: https://wonderloop.jp/


We have introduced tourism spots in Osaka by time of recommendation.
It’s a special experience for travelers to not only tour tourism destinations, but also be able to fly and cruise.

Make your travel plans by combining the tourist spots you’ve introduced with them, such as “Osaka Castle in the morning. From lunchtime, you can go shopping while eating at Dotonbori, and thoroughly enjoy at clubs at night!”
Please enjoy the city of Osaka while using cheap tickets.