Osaka is the most famous "foodie's paradise" in Japan, and the dazzling variety of food that is available in the city adds to the popularity of Osaka, such as okonomiyaki, takoyaki, and blowfish hot pot.
Osaka Castle is a popular place to see cherry blossoms in spring, and is crowded with visitors. In Umeda, the northern gate of Osaka, there are many large underground streets lined with restaurants, specialty stores and grocery stores. The area around Umeda is called "North", while the area around Namba and Dotonbori is called "South". Namba is a busy neighborhood with a civilian atmosphere, and Dotonbori is an area with many restaurants on both sides of the Dotonbori River. Minami is a famous entertainment district with many theaters and movie theaters for recreation and entertainment.
In addition, the ancient cities of Kyoto and Nara are less than a 40-minute drive from Osaka. The old-fashioned charm of these cities will also give you a unique flavor.
Osaka Castle was built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1583, and was reduced to ashes in 1615 during the war. Osaka Castle was rebuilt after the Edo Shogunate brought Osaka under its jurisdiction. At the same time, various waterways and canals were built, making Osaka the center of Japan's economy, logistics and transportation. The name "Osaka's kitchen" and "Osaka's water capital, the 888th bridge" have been passed down from this period. After the Meiji Restoration, the Japanese government officially established the Osaka Prefecture. Osaka was transformed from a financial and trade center into a commercial center through a series of reforms, and in 1970, Osaka hosted the World Expo, and the "Tower of the Sun" and other landmarks remain today. Osaka has played a pivotal role in the centuries-old history of Asia. At the same time, its fusion of history and culture has attracted people from all over the world.
Osaka was the first capital of Japan's Kansai region, and has long been an economic and cultural center of Japan. There are many historical "culture above" properties preserved here.
In 2003, Osaka was declared a World Intangible Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the language arts, such as Rakugo and Manzai, which are the essence of Osaka's local comedy, are representative of Osaka culture and Japanese culture. They are representative of Osaka culture and Japanese culture. Unlike the "Mandarin" language spoken in Tokyo, Osaka has its own unique Kansai dialect. This is called "Osaka dialect" by the people of Osaka. The language is characterized by many words and phrases with meanings that are only used in the Kansai region. Unlike Tokyo's stereotypes, Osaka is known throughout Japan for its spontaneity, atmosphere, and hilarity.
In addition, the most famous tea ceremony master in history, Sen Rikyu, created the "tea of leisure and silence" here, which is the opposite of glamour and luxury. It is a place where the beauty of the inner workings of the tea is found without the pretense and artifice. It also represents the unparalleled beauty behind the prosperity of Osaka.
The North District is Umeda near Osaka Station, and it is also the busiest place in Osaka. In addition to the well-developed transportation network such as trains, it is often a place where the latest trends and arts are cultivated.
In 2013, the newly opened "GRAND FRONT (GRAND FRONT) Osaka" commercial building near Osaka Station, there are 266 stores in it, and the green plant space is designed to make shopping easy.
The southern area is a downtown area developed around Namba. Dining, amusement and other entertainment facilities are here in Dotonbori, and Shinsaibashi is a popular place for young people. There are also theaters where Japanese traditional theater performances such as Kabuki and comic dialogue (mansai) are performed in the southern district.
The Bay Area is a symbolic area of Osaka developed as a port city. There are aquariums, shopping malls, ferris wheels, observatories, and theme parks.
The most visited "Universal Studios Osaka" is also in the Bay Area. A place to enjoy the whole day while looking at the sea.
There is a strong historical flavor of Osaka. In addition to Osaka City, there are cultural centers such as the History Museum. Experience the historic streets of Kyobashi and other places, experience the history of Osaka, and come to the city of Osaka.
In addition to Tsutenkaku, the Abeno Harukas skyscraper, the latest landmark tower, there are also sightseeing spots such as zoos, art galleries, temples, and shrines.
The Shinsekai next to Tsutenkaku is a good place for shopping, shopping and food. The exaggerated and eye-catching huge advertising billboard is the old style of Osaka
A large park in the city, a destination for viewing cherry blossoms and plum blossoms, and an overlook of Osaka from the top of the Tenshokaku.
Be a complete shopaholic in Osaka's busiest shopping district, from high-end big brands to inexpensive small items.
Take a sightseeing boat tour of both sides of the Dotonbori River, with impressive views of the bustling landscape after dark.
Visit one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan and head to the west gate of the temple to watch the sun set in the west.
During the cherry blossom and red maple seasons, you can see the old city from the top of Tensokaku and overlook Osaka Castle.
The Sun Tower was the symbolic building of the Expo that year.
The retro-style Tsutenkaku is a major landmark in Osaka, and the top floor observation deck overlooks the panoramic view of Osaka.
Visit the nostalgic alleys and historical shops, board the Tsutenkaku to overlook Osaka, and taste various famous snacks.
Climb to the top of the building, enjoy the night view of Osaka in all directions, and have a good meal at the Takimi Koji Food Street.
Heilun, Doteyaki (Lu beef tendon), skewers and other delicacies are all available. Here is a paradise for gluttonous people in Osaka. In the new world.
It is the tallest building in Japan. Climb to the top of the building and enjoy the night view of Osaka in all directions, and have a good meal at the Takimi Koji Food Street.
Osaka’s famous commercial avenue is home to many shops and gourmet food, and the road is paved with ginkgo in autumn.
This is a temple in Nozaki, Daito City, Osaka Prefecture. It is known as Nozaki Kannon. Going behind the main hall, you can see the endless plain of Osaka.
It is a national park. Covering an area of 83.3 hectares, there are Minoh Waterfall and Minoh Park Insect Museum. Autumn is also a good place to enjoy the maple.
It has been selected as one of the "Top 100 Japanese Historical Parks". The vast land and small ancient tombs rich in nature are pleasing. If you like Japanese gardens, you must go.
One of the most historic parks in Osaka Park, with many famous historical attractions.
One of the world's largest indoor aquariums, the whale shark in the giant tank is a popular star.
One of the famous shrines in Japan, built to comfort the soul of Michizane, and watch the "Tenjin Festival" event.
Imagine the way of life of the people of Osaka in the past through the exhibits, and fully understand the development of Osaka.
Introduce various historical periods since ancient times Osaka in the past 1,400 years.
The collection has more than 2,700 permanent collections, including some of the most exquisite Chinese and Korean pottery in the world.
The combination of flour, toppings, and octopus is just the right snack. The aroma of seafood that melts in the mouth makes people unable to resist one by one. You can also add mayonnaise! Take our Takoyaki class and make your own!
In addition to flour and cabbage, various ingredients are added and fried on an iron plate. There are several kinds of ingredients such as mountain pork, seafood, pork, rice cake, cheese, etc. You can add your favorite ingredients.
This is the most popular popular food in Osaka after Osaka and Takoyaki. There are pork, cabbage and other ingredients, fried to a certain extent, beat an egg on top, drizzle with sauce, sprinkle with seaweed, and you can start eating!
The meat, vegetables, seafood and other ingredients are coated with flour and deep-fried, and then eaten hot with sauce.
The elastic taste is the key to popularity. Unlike Tokyo's taste, Osaka's udon noodles or soba noodles are Kansai-flavored light salt soy sauce.
Cookies such as Nakanoshima’s Rusk (ラスク) and moon makeup are the most popular souvenirs in Osaka.