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
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/
【DOTONBORI RIVERSIDEWONDER PUB】
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/
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 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!
|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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|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.