What things to do in osaka rainy day?

I'm worried about sightseeing because of the weather. It's hard because there are spots that you can't play in when it rains, and moving around, isn't it? However, there are many tourist spots in Osaka where you can enjoy even if it rains. This time, we introduce a tourism spot that can be enjoyed throughout the day even on rainy days.

A typical facility in Osaka that you can enjoy even on a rainy day

I want to enjoy even if it rains! Here are some sightseeing spots in Osaka that you can enjoy even on a rainy day.

Expo City

“The “”Expo City”” is a 2-minute walk from the Osaka Monorail “”Expo Memorial Park.”””
Expo City has the following facilities:

・ Nifrel (Aquarium & Zoo)
・ LaLaport (shopping center)
・ 109 Cinemas
・ Amusement facilities such as ANIPO (Anipo), VS PARK, and ozaka wheels, as well as Ferris wheels
・ Expo Memorial Park (large park)

It’s a large complex, so you can enjoy it all day.

Here are some facilities that you can enjoy on rainy days even in the Expo City.

Nifrel (Aquarium & Zoo)

“The concept of “”live museum”” is “”sensibility””.”
You can see fish, birds, miniature birches, and white tigers in beautiful light and space. You can also experience the artistic experience of Takahiro Matsuo, an artist, and experience fishes.

It is completely indoor, so you can enjoy it without getting wet even on rainy days.

○ Fee
2,000 yen for adults (elementary and junior high school students) 1,000 yen for children (3 years and over) 600 yen for children
○ Business hours
All year round, non-holidays
※ Depending on the season, the business hours may change.


There are many shops such as ASOKO””Francfranc fashion brand “DIESEL” and pancakes “Eggs ‘n Things”.

○ Business hours
Shop 10:00-21:00
Restaurant area 11:00-22:00 (Eggs’n Things)
Izumiya: 10:00-21:30

VS PARK (amusement facilities)
An AR techno sport where you can enjoy collaborating with your peers and a game where you can compete with strong rubber to the point where you can compete. This is an amusement center where you can enjoy playing alphabetically in addition to gadgets.

There are billiards and table tennis, so you can move a lot.

○ Fee
・ General ¥2,800 2 hours
・ Students (universities, vocational schools, senior high schools, junior high schools) ¥2,250 2 hours
・ Elementary school students ¥1,700 2 hours

Extension fee (60 minutes)

・ General ¥1,100
・ Students (universities, specialists, high schools, junior high schools) 900 yen
・ Elementary school students ¥700

○ Business hours
10:00-21:00 (9:00-21:00 on weekends and holidays)

Namba Parks

It is directly connected to Nankai Namba Station. Namba Parks is spacious, full of greenery.

It is a large commercial facility with a cafe, bookstore, and everything in fashion.

Nazotomo Cafe

Combine mystery solving and café! Challenge the exciting puzzle solving with “CUBE” depending on the level of difficulty.

○ Business hours
○ Fee
From ¥1,080 (※ food and drink separated)

Kumazawa Bookstore

The spacious, spacious interior is calm and you can forget the hustle and bustle of the city. There are sofa seats, and it is recommended for a break during your trip.

You can also read at the next Tully’s Coffee.

Tempozan Marketplace

Tenpozan Marketplace is a five-minute walk from Osaka Minato Station. We have aquariums, shopping, and gourmet items.

The Aquarium, famous for its presence, is an aquarium where many living things such as penguins and yew live.

There are areas where you can directly touch sharks and rays, and you can see them eating rice such as kappala and kawaso, and you can have a valuable experience. There’s no doubt that your intellectual curiosity will be fulfilled.

○ Business hours
※ Changes in operating hours depending on the timing
○ Fee
Adults (high school students, 16 years old or older) 2,300 yen
Children (elementary and junior high school students) ¥1,200
Kindergarten (4 years and older) ¥600
Senior (60 years and over) 2,000 yen

Naniwa Kui Shinbo Yokocho
Adjacent to Kaiyu-kan, you can enjoy the streets of Showa Japan. Walking in the atmosphere of a kind of amusement center is fun too!

“The long-established stores and popular stores in Japan such as “”Jiyuken”” curry okonomiyaki’s “”Botechu”” and omelet rice’s “”Hokkyokusei”” are gathering here.” A spot where you can enjoy Osaka specialties and soul food. It’s indoor, so it’s comfortable to move around.

○ Business hours
Regular closures
January 8, 2020 (Wednesday) and 9 (Thursday)

Osaka History Museum

Walking from 4-chome, Tanimachi is easy to access. It is also within walking distance of Osaka Castle Park.

Each floor has its own theme on the history of Osaka. Even people who don’t understand Japanese feel safe because they can learn history from miniatures or dioramas that evoke a Japanese-style “harmony.”

○ Business hours
○ Fee
Adult 600 yen
400 yen for high school and university students
Free of charge for junior high school or younger

Osaka Castle Park

Osaka Castle Park is a place where you can relax and relax in the lush greenery. It’s right away from Osaka Castle Park Station on the JR Ring Line.

Inside the park is the Osaka Castle Tenshukaku, a castle built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, the military commander who unified Japan. Helmet and sword are displayed in the building, and the spot cannot be removed by tourism to Osaka. The castle tower can enter even if it rains.

You can enjoy a panoramic view of Osaka from an observatory of about 50 meters above ground. You can try on the life-sized replica corner of Shachihoko and Fushimo tiger, as well as the helmet and haori coat, and enjoy a wide range of shooting spots.

Osaka-jo Castle park
○ Business hours
※ Our business hours may vary depending on the time of operation.
Monday, August 19, 2019-Sunday, August 25, 2019
Closed December 28-January 1
○ Fee
Adult 600 yen
Free of charge for junior high school or younger

It’s a rainy day, so it’s a fun sightseeing spot in Osaka

It’s a rainy day, so you can enjoy it! Here are some indoor sightseeing spots in Osaka.

Osaka Kurashi no Konjakukan

Located at the entrance of the Tenroku Shopping District just outside Tenjinbashisuji Rokuchome Station on the Tanimachi Line, Osaka Kurashi no Konjakukan is located there. A museum that reproduces the city of Osaka in the Edo period. It’s a spot that you can enjoy even on rainy days when you feel like you’ve gone back in time.

○ Business hours
○ Fee
600 yen for adults, 300 yen for high school students, and free for junior high school students and younger

Oedo Onsen Monogatari Minohonsen Spa Garden

Minoh Onsen Spa Garden in Minoh City in the northern part of Osaka. It is a three-minute walk from Minoh Station.

You can enjoy a Japanese style in a tatami bath in the inner bath. Also, from the open-air bath on the rooftop of the hotel, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Osaka. (※Only for hotel guests)

There are also theaters where you can enjoy a variety of shows, including popular dramas and comedies. Relax your mind and body all day long at Oedo Onsen.

○ Business hours
○ Fee
Day admission (entry from 10 to 17)
Adult weekdays : 1,580 yen, Saturdays and holidays : 1,980 yen
Elementary school students ¥1,080
Kindergarten ¥680
Infant free

・ Nighter discount (entry after 17:00)
Adult ¥770
Elementary school students ¥520
Young children ¥320
Infant free

Takoyaki Museum

Osaka’s soul food takoyaki. At the Takoyaki Museum, which is just a short walk from the JR Yumesaki Line Universal City Station, you can compare Osaka’s specialty Takoyaki, such as kuru and Yamachan. The history, roots, and tools of Takoyaki are also introduced.

○ Business hours

Cup Noodle Museum Osaka Ikeda

You can make your own original cup ramen with 4 types of soup and 12 types of toppings. You can draw your favorite paintings with a pen in the cup, so enjoy your own designs.

There are also factories where you can make chicken ramen by hand, and a museum where you can learn the history of instant ramen. The tunnels lined with instant ramen are amazing.

○ Business hours
9:30 ~ 16:30
Closed Tuesday

○ Fee
Admission free of charge
Chicken Ramen Factory: Elementary school students ¥300/Junior high school students or above ¥500
My Cup Noodle Factory: 300 yen per meal

If you get lost in sightseeing in Osaka, you will find the Dotonbori Ticket Center

Dotonbori Ticket Center is a place where you can consult about sightseeing in Osaka. It is ideal for travelers who “don’t know where to go” or “want to get a good deal” because they can buy tickets from various facilities at a bargain.

Located in Dotonbori, the center of Osaka, it is also convenient for sightseeing. Please feel free to ask me about sightseeing in Osaka.


Please enjoy Osaka a lot even on rainy days! If you are visiting Osaka, please feel free to consult the Dotonbori Ticket Center. You can also buy cheap tickets to various facilities.

When you come to Dotonbori, please stop by Dotonbori Ticket Center.