|Most expensive month:||December|
|Average price in Osaka:||£109/night|
|Cheapest price found:||£9/night|
|Most expensive day:||Sunday|
1-6-19 Taishi, Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Japan
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Osaka-Uehonmachi
6-7-5, Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka, Japan
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Osaka has long prided itself on embracing neon-lit streets alongside historic temples and mazes of underground shops. To fully experience this city, you must wander down alleyways to find treasures hidden behind an impressive skyline.
Visit the 16th century Osaka Castle to browse historic exhibits and witness stunning city views. For rich Japanese culture, explore Osaka’s best-known temple, Shitenno-ji, home to a five-storey pagoda and Golden Pavilion.
Looking for family-friendly activities? Visit the walk-through Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan to see massive tanks full of Japanese marine life. Soar high on the Tempozan Ferris Wheel, one of the largest Ferris wheels in Asia, for unparalleled views of Osaka Bay. The river running through the city reveals charming canals, particularly the Dotonbori Canal, lined with nightclubs, restaurants and bars.
Art enthusiasts will want to explore The National Museum of Art, an underground art museum where you’ll find beautiful pieces from Japanese artists. If a day of peace and quiet is needed, pack a picnic and relax among sculptures, ponds and bridges in Tennoji Park.
If a day of roller coasters excites you, add Universal Studios Japan to your to-do list. If you prefer to immerse yourself in the culture, however, you might want to spend a day exploring the alleyways of the Edo period Hozenji Yokocho, where you can sample authentic Japanese cuisine in traditional taverns.
Located on an artificial island in Osaka Bay, Kansai International Airport is conveniently connected to the city via high-speed trains. Osaka is best explored via its excellent public transportation system, as subways and trains are the most cost-efficient mode of travel. Jump on the various JR lines or private rail lines to reach other parts of the Osaka Prefecture outside the city.
Our travellers prefer to stay in places like Fukushima, Ikuno, and Higashiyodogawa while in Osaka.
Osaka is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Swissotel Nankai Osaka, which has a current rating of 8.6. For other potential stays, consider Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel and Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka, which can also be great places to stay in Osaka.
Swissotel Nankai Osaka is a popular hotel near Namba Train Station that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.6 across 1,321 reviews.
Hotel Keihan Universal Tower is rated 8.4 from 5,824 reviews and is close to Universal Studios Japan.
If you’re looking for good hotels near Osaka Train Station, consider RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka (rated 8.4 over 2,508 reviews).
Visit Chuo Ward and stop by Okonomiyaki Mizuno, one of the most prominent okonomiyaki spots in this ward and its environs. Okonomiyaki is a spicy Japanese pancake, served with a wide range of toppings. Here, you have the privilege to customise your dish, which is then put together right in front of you. If you stop by Naniwa Ward, you’ll find popular Osaka hotels, such as Hotel Chuo Selene and Spa World Hotel, and restaurants that have been serving deep-fried delicacies for decades. Treat yourself to some kushikatsu, a type of deep-fried, battered and skewered dish that you dip into a thick tonkatsu sauce. Your trip to Japan cannot be complete without exploring Osaka's legendary nightlife in Kita Ward. A night out here starts quite early and extends till late. From Club Piccadilly to Giraffe, Osaka has a lot to offer for a fun-filled night.
Konohana Ward is packed with plenty of child-friendly attractions and several green fields for kids to run and play. Visit Universal Studios Japan and enjoy great rides and views in Konohana Ward. This is a good chance for your kids to experience the Harry Potter World. Treat your family to a day of learning and fun at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, in the ward of Minato and famous for its innovative presentation. This aquarium is home to a wide range of aquatic animals of the Pacific Rim, such as whale sharks. Some nearby hotels include Hotel She Osaka and OTR Park View Bentencho, while Universal Bay Condominium is a top-rated nearby accommodation in Osaka.
Osaka is one of the most relaxed cities in Japan. The locals are warm, friendly and hospitable, which will make it easy for you to learn more about the city and the Japanese culture. If you are a foodie, Osaka will wow you with one of the world's best food scenes. Remember to explore the numerous museums, theme parks and galleries around Chuo Ward while you’re at it. Visit Osaka-jo, or Osaka Castle, one of Japan's most impressive buildings. It houses a collection of artwork, weaponry and an observation deck where you can enjoy great views of the larger Osaka area and the adjacent park, near Hotel New Otani Osaka and Hotel Monterey La Soeur Osaka. You can also take a few minutes’ drive to the Sumiyoshi ward and visit Sumiyoshi-taisha, the Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, arguably the prettiest and oldest in Japan. It also features a park with a bridge stretching over the glassy pond and is only a quick drive from hotels in Osaka such as Bande Hotel Osaka.
Some hotels in Osaka offer a great view of the city. After a fun-filled day exploring the city and its environs, you can head to Hotel New Otani Osaka, located a few minutes' drive from the city centre of Osaka and Nihonbashi. The hotel provides impressive fitness facilities, including an outdoor tennis court and a swimming pool, plus a clear view of Osaka Castle. If you want to enjoy great views of the city, check in to The St. Regis Osaka, situated in Central Osaka and a few minutes from the city centre. The hotel features butler services, valet parking and express check-in and check-out services. The rooms are 5 star, providing scenic views of the city.