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Osaka is the third largest city in Japan situated some 10 km south-west of Suita and 520 km from the capital. The population of Osaka is 2,592,500 people (as of 2015). Osaka is a popular tourist destination thanks to its amusement parks and castles.

Airport Osaka Intl (IATA: ITM) is 20 km away from it and is the closest airport to it.

Tourist attractions in Osaka

1. Universal Studios Japan
Universal Studios Japan (ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン, Yunibāsaru Sutajio Japan), located in Osaka, is one of six Universal Studios theme parks, owned and operated by USJ Co. Ltd. Which is wholly owned by NBCUniversal (as of 2017). The park is similar to the Universal Orlando Resort since it also contains selected attractions from Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood.

2. Osaka Castle
Osaka CastleШаблон: Nihongo is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

3. Dōtonbori
Dōtonbori or Dōtombori (道頓堀, pronounced ]) is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan, running along the Dōtonbori canal from Dōtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the Namba district of the city's Chuo ward. Historically a theater district, it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area characterized by its eccentric atmosphere and large illuminated signboards.

4. 道頓堀グリコサイン
道頓堀グリコサイン is a tourist attraction, one of the Art gallery places in Osaka, Japan. It is located: 88 km from Kobe, 137 km from Kyoto, 421 km from Nagoya.

5. Tempozan Ferris Wheel
Tempozan Ferris Wheel is located in Osaka, Japan, at Tempozan Harbor Village, next to Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, one of the largest aquariums in the world. The wheel has a height of 112. 5 metres (369 ft) and diameter of 100 metres (330 ft).

6. Osaka Castle Park
Osaka Castle Park (大阪城公園, Osaka-Jō-Kōen) is a public urban park and historical site situated at Osaka-Jō in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. It lies on the south of the Ōkawa (Kyū-Yodo River) and occupies a large area in the center of the city of Osaka. This park is the second largest park in the city.

7. Modern Transportation Museum
The Modern Transportation Museum (交通科学博物館, Kōtsū Kagaku Hakubutsukan) is the corporate museum of the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) in Osaka, Japan.

8. Tsūtenkaku
Tsūtenkaku (通天閣, Tsūtenkaku), lit. " Tower Reaching Heaven" owned by Tsūtenkaku Kanko Co. Ltd. Is a well-known landmark of Osaka, Japan and advertises Hitachi, Ltd. It is located in the Shinsekai district of Naniwa Ward, Ebisu Higashi 1-18-6.

If you have already seen Osaka, there are still plenty of things to do on the outskirts of the city. If you're visiting the area, you may want to check out something from the following list:

To understand Osaka better you can also take a look at the gallery.

Osaka tourist attractions and interesting places

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Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan

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Osaka Castle

Osaka CastleШаблон:Nihongo is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka,

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Dōtonbori

Dōtonbori or Dōtombori (道頓堀, pronounced ]) is one of the principa

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道頓堀グリコサイン

道頓堀グリコサイン(どうとんぼりグリコサイン)は、大阪道頓堀の戎橋南西袂に江崎グリコが設置している看板(屋外広告)である。

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Tempozan Ferris Wheel

Tempozan Ferris Wheel is located in Osaka, Japan, at Tempozan Harbor

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Osaka Castle Park

Osaka Castle Park (大阪城公園, Osaka-Jō-Kōen) is a public urban park and hi

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Modern Transportation Museum

The Modern Transportation Museum (交通科学博物館, Kōtsū Kagaku Hakubuts

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Tsūtenkaku

Tsūtenkaku (通天閣, Tsūtenkaku), lit. 'Tower Reaching Heaven', owned b

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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

The Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (海遊館, Kaiyūkan, known as the Kaiyuk

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Osaka Science Museum

The Osaka Science Museum (大阪市立科学館, Ōsaka-shi Ritsu Kagakukan) is

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Osaka Museum of History

Osaka Museum of History (大阪歴史博物館, Ōsaka Rekishi Hakubutsukan)

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Fujita Art Museum

The Fujita Art Museum (藤田美術館, Fujita Bijutsukan) is one of the large

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Tennōji Zoo

Tennōji Zoo is located at Tennōji Park in Tennōji-ku, Osaka, Japan, op

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Abeno Harukas Art Museum

Abeno Harukas Art Museum (あべのハルカス美術館, Abeno Harukasu Bijutsukan

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Hotels in Osaka

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Comfort self hotel Kitahama (Licensed)

starting $78

ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka

starting $122

The Rise Osaka Kitashinchi

starting $75

Hotel Keihan Yodoyabashi

starting $81

Center Hotel Osaka

starting $51

EX Nature-Inspired Room near Kitahama Station

starting $67

Kitashinchi Apartment

starting $198

AZ Hostel

starting $22

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