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  • Attractions

    • UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN

      It opened on March 31, 2001 as "a theme park where you can experience the whole world of Hollywood movies through excitement and impressive rides and show attractions far exceeding guest expectations and imagination." Steven Spielberg, who has worked on a number of universal films, is the director of the park's creative director.
      On July 15, 2014, the area "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" opened with the theme of the "Harry Potter" series.
      The main characters are Woody Woodpecker, Sesame Street, PEANUTS Snoopy, Hello Kitty Minion, etc. Sesame Street's new character, Moppy, appeared in 2011, the 10th anniversary of its opening. Minions appeared in 2017.


      nearest station : JR Yumesaki Line"Universal-City Station"
      Necessary: About 40 minutes
    • Namba Kagetsuki

      A theater dedicated to performances of Yoshimoto Kogyo, which is known without saying.
      Performs Mansai, Rakugo, Yoshimoto Shinkigeki Shinkikichi daily, all day round. Popular young performers appeared on weekly basis from the big familiar TV on TV. Yoshimoto Shinkigeki also performed every week on a weekly basis. You can enjoy comedy of Osaka plenty!
      You can take a commemorative photo with the character of the popular artist, you can buy many kinds of souvenirs, and if you are lucky you can witness popular artists.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Midosuji Line"Namba Station"
      Necessary: About 25 minutes
  • Facility

    • Kaiyukan

      It opened in 1990. It is set to Ring of Fire Ring of Fire and Ring of Life Ring of Life concept. It is a facility that reproduces the ocean of the Pacific Rim in a huge aquarium and dramatically changed the impression of a conventional aquarium.
      You can meet lots of excitement in the huge aquarium where big whale sharks swim swaying and the area where you experience nature. Let's go on a trip over the dynamic Pacific Ocean.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Chuo Line"Osakako Station"
      Necessary: About 40 minutes
    • Osaka Tennoji Zoo

      Osaka Tennoji Zoo was opened on January 1st, 1915 (Taisho 4), and is a zoo with a long history that celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015. Currently breeding about 200 kinds of 1000 animals in the park of about 11 hectares, it is crowded with many users as an oasis in the center of the city.
      In the exhibition in the park, "ecological exhibition" which shows the animal's habitat landscape as much as possible and introduces the animals living there is popular. You can feel the natural environment where various creatures live by incorporating ecological exhibits at the Reptile Ecology Museum “IFAR” and the “Africa Savanna Zone” where hippopotamus, giraffes and lions live.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Midosuji Line"Dobutsuen-Mae Station"
      Necessary: About 35 minutes
  • tourist spot

    • Tsutenkaku Tower

      It is an observation tower built in the center of the Shin Sekai Naniwa Ward, Osaka City, Naniwa Ward, Osaka City, and became a registered tangible cultural property of the country on May 15, 2007.
      The famous Tsutenkaku Tower, a symbol of Osaka, is an observation tower in downtown Naniwa Ward, Osaka.
      At its feet, there is a Shin Sekai where you can feel a deep old-fashioned Osaka atmosphere, you can also enjoy specialties from Osaka.


      Subway station : Osaka Metro Midosuji Line"Dobutsuen-Mae Station"
      Necessary: About 35 minutes
    • Kuchu Teien

      New City of Osaka Umeda is a core facility of the Shinumeda City, is also one of Umeda landmark Umeda Sky Building Completed in 1993, connecting two 40-story buildings at the top, in addition to an aerial restaurant on the 39th floor, an observation gallery on the 40th floor, and a rooftop wind of 170m above the ground, you can overlook the rooftops of Osaka There is an "Kuchu Teien Observatory". The interior of the building has offices, shops, showrooms, event halls, movie theaters, and a retro-style dining area "Takimi Koji" in the basement. On the south side of the building site is a Chusizen no Mori, and on the north side is a walk course where you can touch various nature each season, such as "Hanano", and many citizens are visiting it.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Midosuji Line"Umeda Station" / JR"Osaka Station"
      Necessary: About 15 minutes
    • Abeno Harukas

      Abeno Harukas is a skyscraper that rises in the Abeno Area of Osaka. It was opened in March 2014 and became a topic as a new landmark in Osaka from its height. Its height is 300 m. In Osaka, of course, as of 2018, the height of Yokohama Landmark Tower has been surpassed, making it the “highest building in Japan”.
      Currently, there are Abeno Harukas Kintetsu Main Store and Museum on the lower floor of the building, an Abeno Harukas Kintetsu Main Store on the middle floor, a hotel and an observation deck on the upper floor, and various spots for shopping, dating, family outings, etc. It has become
      Especially the observation deck is the top floor of the building of the height of the highest in Japan, it is crowded as the only spectacular spot in Osaka which is very popular among locals and tourists.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Midosuji Line"Tennoji Station"
      Necessary: About 30 minutes
  • history

    • Osaka Castle

      Osaka Castle related to Toyotomi Hideyoshi is a symbol of Osaka even now and again.Castle Tower and the museum, valuable materials from the time of the castle construction are displayed.
      The adjacent Osaka Castle Park is a city park located in the center of Osaka. It has many important cultural properties, while the Bairin and Nishinomaru Garden show the seasons and is an urban oasis surrounded by lush forests.
      People who enjoy music and sports are constantly visiting and showing rich nature as a place for citizens to relax.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Chuo Line"Tanimachi-Yonchome Station", JR Loop Line"Osakajo-koen Station" "Morinomiya Station"
      Necessary: About 30 minutes
    • Shitennoji Temple

      It is the first official temple of Japanese Buddhist law which was vowed to save all the people of this world by Shitenno, the first year of the Empress Suiko (593), 1400 years ago, and was erected to create a peaceful nation. You can also see the Shitennoji Temple Style Garan Arrangement, which is one of the oldest architectural styles in Japan, in the precincts, which has suffered several Shitennoji Temple Style Garan Arrangement and disasters, and has destroyed many of the Shitennoji Temple Style Garan Arrangement, but the present The building is faithful to the style of the Asuka Period at the time of its founding. There are plenty of places of interest such as treasure halls holding many national treasures and important cultural assets such as goods at the time of foundation, garden of paradise pure land, and so on. On the 21st of every month (Daishie) and 22nd (day of the Taishie), the festival is held, and many stalls, including antiques, stand in the precincts, and many visitors come to the precincts.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line"Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka Station"
      Necessary: About 30 minutes
    • Osaka Tenmangu Shrine

      Osaka Tenmangu Shrine is a shrine that deified the Sugawarano Michizane-ko, from the citizen's all of you have been popular is called Tenma no Tenjin-san The Tenjin Festival, which takes place from July 24th to 25th, is famous as the Three biggest festivals in Japan and the Osaka Three Major Summer Festivals.
      Speaking of the god of study in Osaka "Osaka Tenmangu Shrine". Osaka Tenmangu Shrine is full of many students during the exam season, but in fact there are benefits from abduction to prosperous business, marriage, marital arts and so on besides learning.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line·Sakai-suji Line"Minami-Morimachi Station"
      Necessary: About 25 minutes
  • Walking eat·shopping

    • Dotonbori

      Dotonbori Shopping Street is a tourist destination that represents Osaka. Osaka's devilish signboards are lined with restaurants along Dotonbori River. Glico's signboard which I think in Osaka and Kidaore Taro doll are also here in Dotonbori Shopping Street.
      Many Osaka specialty Takoyaki restaurants, okonomiyaki and kushikatsu shop are lined up in the shopping district, so you can enjoy the food in Osaka. It is close to Namba in the center and it is a symbolic place for Osaka citizens.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Midosuji Line"Namba Station"
      Necessary: About 25 minutes
    • Shinsaibashi

      A downtown area that represents Osaka, centered on Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, just east of Subway Shinsaibashi Station, and Midosuji to the east. Edo period late Edo period, it plays a central role in retailing in Osaka, where goods from all over Japan gather, and prosper with the development of Osaka since the Meiji era. It was named side by side “Ginza in East the Shinsaibashi in West in the Shinsaibashi in West”, and the word “Shinbura (walk around Shinsaibashi)” was also born to the Ginbura (walk around Ginza). Even now department stores, fashion buildings, overseas luxury brand stores and others are on hand, and in Osaka it is the most brand-name shopping district. In gourmet, there are cheese tart specialty shops, pancakes are popular cafe and there are also popular areas for women.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Midosuji Line"Shinsaibashi Station"
      Necessary: About 20 minutes
    • Kuromon Ichiba Market

      Osaka Namba Kuromon Ichiba Market is close to Osaka Namba, is a food paradise that is said to be Kitchen of Osaka. Seafood, fruits, coffee shops You can taste a lot of food culture in a vibrant market.
      Kuromon Ichiba Market is a large market representative of Osaka famous for fallen. People in Kitchen of Osaka known as the “Kitchen of Osaka” because they have seafood, fruits and processed foods available on the market. A little while ago is the Kuromon Ichiba Market where the image of Osaka professional chefs going to purchase in the local market was strong, but now it is a tourist eat walking paradise. A lot of foreign tourists visit, and the vigorous shout of the Osaka merchant resounds from the morning.


      nearest station : Osaka Metro Sennichimae Line·Kintetsu"Nipponbashi Station"
      Necessary: About 30 minutes
    • Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street

      Kita Ward, Osaka City vertically long shopping street spread out in Kita Ward, Osaka City, Kita Ward, Osaka City and Tenjinbashi-suji 1-chome to 7-chome.
      It has a long history, and it has been bustling since the Edo period (1653) when Aomono City has stood, and has since developed into the longest shopping street in Japan where clothing stores, restaurants, and entertainment stores are concentrated. The total length is about 2.6 km! Approximately 600 stores such as cheap clothing stores, Osaka-like sundry goods shops, pubs, etc. are served from shops that are perfect for eating at a length of two subway lines.


      nearest station : Get off at Osaka Metro Sakai-suji Line"Ogimachi Station" "Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome Minami-Morimachi Station Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome" "Minami-Morimachi Station" · Get off at JR Osaka Loop Line"Tenma Station"
      Necessary: About 25 minutes