Discover the top things to do in Osaka, a port/commercial hub in Kansai. Explore Osaka Castle, USJ, the Kaiyukan aquarium, and Minoo Park, or Dotonbori, Shinsaibashi and Tenjinbashi-suji—Japan's longest shopping street—to try local Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki.
Osaka is a charming, relaxed city best known for its food, fun and nightlife—with some history and culture peeking through. Osaka is only a short shinkansen ride from Tokyo, but has a very different personality to Japan's capital city. Hop off the bullet train into an area of exciting nightlife, delicious food and straight-talking, friendly ...
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Ōsaka, city and capital of Ōsaka fu (urban prefecture), south-central Honshu, Japan. The city, together with its neighbouring city Kōbe and nearby Kyōto, are the centres of the Keihanshin Industrial Zone, the second largest urban and industrial agglomeration in Japan. A brief treatment of Ōsaka follows. For full treatment, see Ōsaka-Kōbe metropolitan area. Ōsaka lies along Ōsaka Bay ...
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It's an ideal base for exploring the Kansai region; Kyoto's World Heritage Sites, Nara's temple, and Koya-san's eerie graves are within 90 minutes by train. Top city attractions include the aquarium, Osaka Castle, Universal Studios Japan, and the futuristic Floating Garden Observatory.
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