11 days in Osaka Itinerary

11 days in Osaka Itinerary

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Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Get out of town with these interesting Osaka side-trips: Higashiyama (Kiyomizu-dera Temple & Sanjusangendo Temple), Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi) and Kyoto (Kinkaku-ji, Gion, & more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Japan, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, examine the collection at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Osaka sightseeing planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

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Side Trips

Kyoto, Nara, Mt. Koya, Himeji Castle
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
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Osaka Castle
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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