Osaka is located in the Kansai region of Honshū, the largest of the islands that make up Japan. By day and night, Osaka pulses with life. After Tokyo and Yokohama, it is the third largest city in Japan, and it forms part of an extended metropolis that includes parts of Nara and Kyoto.
Table of Contents:
Osaka - Culture - Location & Orientation - Climate & When to Visit - Sightseeing Highlights - Osaka Castle - Peace Osaka - Universal Studios - National Bunraku Theater - Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine - Shitennoji Temple - Umeda Sky Building - Abeno Harukas - Panasonic Center Osaka - Osaka Museum of History - Osaka Museum of Housing & Living - Museum of Oriental Ceramics - Tempozan Harbour Village - Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan - Themed Cafes - Maid Dreamin - Neko no Jikan Kita-honten (The Original Cat Café) - Bullet Train to Tokyo - Recommendations for the Budget Traveller - Places to Stay - Capsule Hotel Inn Osaka - Capsule Hotel Asahi Praza Shinsaibashi - Hotel Mystays Sakaisuji-Honmachi - Hotel Consort - Daiwa Roynet Hotel Osaka Kitahama - Places to Eat - Naniwa Gyoza Stadium - Mawaru Genroku Sushi - Ichiran, Dotonbori Restaurant - Okonomiyaki Kiji Restaurant - Ganso Kushikatsu Daruma Janjanten Restaurant - Places to Shop - Den Den Town - Tenjinbashi - Shinsaibashi - Animated Theme Shops - Kuromon Ichiba