Best Cheap Hotels in Osaka

Best Cheap Hotels in Osaka

Osaka, one of Japan's largest and most populated cities is located in Osaka Bay, at the mouth of Yodo River. As part of Japan's second largest metropolitan area, it has almost 20 million inhabitants. Besides this, it is also one of the most visited cities of The Land of the Rising Sun: thousands of tourists come here every day to visit the most amazing attractions of the city. Tourists visiting Osaka need accommodation as well. Osaka has 218 hotels, and hundreds of other small institution... [ read more ]

Top 3 Museums in Osaka

Top 3 Museums in Osaka

Osaka, Japan's third largest city is one of the most visited areas of the Land of the Rising Sun. The city has dozens of amazing sights, such as the outstanding Osaka Castle, but other destinations attract tourists as well. Not only architectural, cultural and natural sights (parks, Japanese gardens), but historical and artistic attractions also enrich the beauty of the city. Officially, Osaka has 10 museums; all of them are focusing on different areas, such as art and science. The museum... [ read more ]

Shopper's Guide to Osaka

Shopper’s Guide to Osaka

Osaka is one of Japan's largest cities and it is full of malls and shopping districts. As every other urban area, Osaka is a real paradise for those who love shopping. Regardless of your financial background, I'm sure you will find a shopping place which fits you: from cheap markets and thrift shops to expensive designer and brand stores you can find everything in Osaka. The most popular shopping destinations of the city are the malls, which are usually open between 10.00 or 11.00 until... [ read more ]

Top 5 Outdoor Places in Osaka

Top 5 Outdoor Places in Osaka

The city of Osaka is located on Honshu island, in Kansai Region, Osaka Prefecture. After Tokyo and Yokohama, Osaka is the third largest city in Japan. It is also part of the Keihanshin metropolis, together with Kyoto and Kobe. Osaka is a very nice city, with many gorgeous and breathtaking sight. The most important touristic sight of the city is probably Osaka Castle, but of course, the city is full of other interesting sights as well. These sights also include many parks and traditional ... [ read more ]

Best Restaurants in Osaka

Best Restaurants in Osaka

Osaka, Japan's third biggest city and also part of Keihanshin metropolis, is a very nice place full of touristic views. With the population of 18 million people it is a very significant city. From the point of view of eating, Osaka is a city full of sushi bars, restaurants and eating houses. From high-ranked restaurants to cheap places everything can be found here. The places ( 4 restaurants in Osaka) I've collected are not the most expensive ones, but they are still good. The prices of ... [ read more ]

A guide to Osaka's nightlife

A guide to Osaka’s nightlife

Osaka might not have the wealth of historical and cultural attractions that Tokyo and Kyoto can claim, but that doesn't mean that it is not among the premier tourist destinations in Japan. Osaka is the urban paradise you've always dreamed of, with mazes of high rise buildings, neon lit signs, sprawling shopping centers and some nice parks. The city truly comes alive at night, when the clubs, bars and izakayas open their doors. Osaka's nightlife can be as bustling as Kyoto's and as elegant as... [ read more ]

The amazing attractions of Osaka

The amazing attractions of Osaka

One would think that Osaka, lying in the shadow of more attractive and popular Kyoto, would not appeal too much to visitors who come to Japan in search of cultural attractions and experiences, but this urban paradise, second only to Tokyo and Yokohama, can pull its weight more than adequately. Osaka is the kind of city paradise where shopping addicts, urban explorers and party people congregate, but where there is more than enough left for culture-seekers too. Although Osaka is the kind of c... [ read more ]

A traveler's guide to Osaka

A traveler’s guide to Osaka

Tokyo has its landmarks and quirky attractions, Kyoto has its rich historical heritage, but Osaka is the beating heart of the Kansai region. A modern city that second only to Tokyo when it comes to urban delights, and with a considerable historical background that lies hidden behind the modern jungle. Osaka is a huge commercial center that at first sight may seem nothing but a sprawl of concrete buildings with little character of its own, but nothing could be further from the truth. Osaka is... [ read more ]