7 days in Osaka Itinerary

7 days in Osaka Itinerary

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal Studios Japan and Nara Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi), Higashiyama (Kiyomizu-dera Temple & Sanjusangendo Temple) and Kyoto (Gion, Kinkaku-ji, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, see the interesting displays at Todaiji Temple Cultural Center, take a stroll through Dotonbori, and pause for some photo ops at Todai-ji Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Osaka attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Vietnam, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Osaka are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
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Osaka Castle

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