Choose by locals! An interesting place in Osaka

There are many attractive spots in Osaka. Dotonbori, Tsutenkaku, and USJ are well-prepared, so they are perfect for sightseeing spots. However, if you want to go sightseeing, I would also recommend a great place to go. The places chosen by local residents will allow you to experience Osaka's real food and culture and experience a richer experience. This time, we will introduce some interesting places in Osaka that are chosen by local people. Keep hold of me before you go sightseeing in Osaka!

A pot spot in Osaka Prefecture that is loved by locals

First of all, I will introduce a spot that will be loved by the local people.
This information is not featured on our recommended sightseeing sites or travel books, so please use it as a reference.

■ Spot in Osaka Prefecture, which is loved by local residents

Osaka  fishers Market Kizu Ichiba
Tenjinbashi Shopping District

It’s a perfect place for locals to visit, such as the morning market and the Tenjinbashisuji Shopping District, as well as a slightly grown-up spot, such as the Suntory Yamazaki Distillery.

Osaka’s fishers Market Kizu Ichiba

“The “”fishers Market Kizu Market of Osaka’s Morning Market”” is a wholesale market for fish that lets you see, eat, and experience fishes.”
This market has a history spanning more than 300 years, and has supported the city of Osaka, where food has fallen.

It sells not only fresh fish, but also fresh vegetables and fruits, and it attracts high-quality ingredients from all over the world.
One of the features here is that fair prices are determined and shipped, such as “bargain” and “relative transactions”.

If you are tourist, you may want to examine fresh ingredients, but it is recommended that you take part in a popular event called a “dressing tour.”

This is a pre-booking system, and it will be finished as soon as it reaches the capacity.

If you would like to participate, please contact us as soon as possible.
Morning markets are held on the second and last Saturdays of each month.
The business hours are different depending on the store, but please be aware that most of the stores will be closed by 11 a.m.
Please refer to the following for access.

■ How to access
○ Case of trains

・ Osaka Metro
Midosuji Line “Okuguchi-cho Station” ① 3 minutes walking from the exit
3-minute walk from exit of Ogunimachi Station on the Yotsubashi Line ①

・ Nankai Electric Railway
15 minutes walk from Namba Station on the Koya and Nankai Lines.
5-minute walk from Imamiya Ebisu Station on the Koya Line

○ Case of a car
Seg from the exit of Namba on the Hanshin Expressway Loop Expressway

Tenjinbashi Shopping District

The Tenjinbashi Shopping District is recommended to enjoy shopping that is unique to Osaka.

Known as the longest shopping district in Japan, this shopping district has a long history loved by the people of Osaka.

There are a lot of restaurants inside, and it is perfect for eating, lunch, and cafe time.

In addition, since there is an arcade, it is a tourist spot where you can enjoy the atmosphere of Osaka even on rainy days.

And since it is also connected to the Osaka Tenmangu Shrine, one of the attractions is that you can easily travel around places that are typical of Japan.

The recommended way to walk is to fully enjoy the food and experience the atmosphere with your skin.

The shop is open separately, and at night there are many deep shops.
Although it is a shopping district, there are many places to enjoy, so you can enjoy it all day long.

Access to Tenjinbashi Shopping District is as follows.

■ How to access
○ Case of trains
・ JR Tozai Line Osaka Tenmangu Shrine
・ Ogimachi Subway Sakaisuji Line
・ JR Loop Line “Tenma”
・ Tenjinbashisuji-rokuchome Station on the subway Sakaisuji Line and Tanimachi Line
It is accessible from the above station.

Famous place in Osaka

Next, I will introduce some famous spots in Osaka, but few people get together.

■ Osaka’s famous venerable spot
Ikeda City Cup Noodle Experience Facility
Minoh Waterfall and Minoh Park
Takoyaki Museum

There are many places, including a hands-on experience facility and a Takoyaki museum where you can enjoy Osaka’s fast food.

All of them are places where you can experience Osaka.
I will explain it in more detail.

Ikeda Cup Noodle Experience Center

Ikeda City Cup Noodle Experience Facility is a food education facility that offers hands-on experience.

Experience how the world-famous cup noodles were born and how they are made.

One of the charms of this product is that one of the world’s only original cup noodles can be made.
It’s also interesting to try making cup noodles that you like.

Opening hours are from 9:30 to 16:30, and the final reception time is 15:30.
The fee is 300 yen, and it takes about 45 minutes.
Access is as follows.

■ How to access
○ Case of trains
5-minute walk from Ikeda Station on the Hankyu Takarazuka Line

Minoh Waterfall/Minoh Park

Minoh Waterfall and Minoh Park are recommended for refreshing your mood.
The area is often used by people of Osaka for hiking, and is ideal for refreshing their fatigue from traveling.

“In addition, there are famous products such as “”maple tempura,”” so you will be satisfied with the food as well.”

There is only one cautionary note before visiting here.
Be careful not to take luggage from the monkey.

Takoyaki Museum

If you want to deepen your Osaka fast food, stop by the Takoyaki Museum.
The theme of this food park is Takoyaki, which is representative of Osaka.
In addition to displays of the history and roots of takoyaki, there are also famous shops.

There are some events, so the charm is that you can enjoy your takoyaki to the fullest.
The Takoyaki Museum is open from 11:00 to 22:00.

Access is as follows.

■ How to access
○ Case of trains
Getting off the JR Yumesaki Line Universal City Station

A new hole spot in Osaka

Next, I will introduce a new hole spot in Osaka Prefecture.
We will discuss the following two spots.

■ New hot spot in Osaka
Osaka Gourmet Walk
Dotonbori Ticket Center
I will explain each in detail.

Osaka Gourmet Walk

Osaka Gourmet Walk combines food with city walking in Osaka.
You can enjoy the city of Osaka while listening to Osaka’s soul food.
You can choose as many as eight of the stores listed here (gourmet-walk.com) as you like.

Please enjoy your meal to the fullest.
We also recommend enjoying the city and atmosphere that are unique to Osaka.

For sightseeing in Osaka, Dotonbori Ticket Center

If you have any trouble sightseeing in Osaka, let’s go to Dotonbori Ticket Center.

You can consult about sightseeing here.
Even if there is something you don’t understand about Osaka, you will be able to solve it right away.

One of the attractions is that you can get tickets at a bargain.
Even if you don’t know how to get a ticket or how to get it, you can feel at ease.

Located in Dotonbori, Dotonbori Ticket Center is close to tourist spots.
Therefore, you can also enjoy sightseeing by consulting with the Dotonbori Ticket Center.

If you have any trouble, rely on the Dotonbori Ticket Center!

Summary

Osaka has many charms different from Tokyo, such as food culture and atmosphere.
In addition, there are many tourist spots, so there is excellent access to Kyoto and Nara.

I recommend that you use Osaka as your base for sightseeing in Japan.
If you want to go sightseeing, you want to go around a great place too.
There are a lot of places that I introduced this time that I know because they are local people.

It’s good to experience the life of the local people, and it’s also good to experience the food culture at facilities such as the Cup Noodle Museum.
We also recommend the Takoyaki Museum if you want to enjoy more Osaka-like things.

If you are sightseeing in Osaka, please use it as a reference.