8 days in Osaka Itinerary

8 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.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Venture out of the city with trips to Kyoto (Gion, Kinkaku-ji, & more), Nijo Castle (in Nakagyo) and Higashiyama (Kiyomizu-dera Temple & Sanjusangendo Temple). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kasuga Grand Shrine, pause for some photo ops at Todai-ji Temple, and stroll around Nara Park.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Osaka driving holiday planner .

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. April in Osaka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Nara Park ©
Nara Park

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