11 days in Osaka Itinerary

11 days in Osaka Itinerary

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Osaka
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Osaka

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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.
Explore Osaka's surroundings by going to Higashiyama (Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple, & more), Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi) and Kyoto Imperial Palace (in Kamigyo). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, shop like a local with Dotonbori, and go for a walk through Himeji Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Osaka route planner .

If you are flying in from Ghana, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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

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