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Arts & Culture


Japan’s art and cultural scene is unique as it is amazing. From visiting temples and shrines, learning history through art, or a stroll around Nakanoshima, learn more about the country as you immerse yourself in visiting our featured spots.

HOZENJI

The stone-paved alley stands out after walking around Dotonbori, located right in the heart of the bustling shopping streets. Located within walking distance from the Swissôtel Nankai Osaka, step back in time as you walk down the alley lined with traditional shops and restaurants. Look for the Hozenji Temple which was built in 1637, and don’t forget to splash the moss-covered statue of Fudo Myoo with water for good luck.

Operating Hours: 24 hours

By walk: 7 minutes

By taxi: 9 minutes

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NAMBA YASAKA SHRINE

An eye-catching shrine with a 12-metre tall and 11-metre wide lion head as part of the shrine’s façade, it is said to swallow evil spirits and leave you with good fortune. Located within minutes of walking from the Swissôtel Nankai Osaka, the distinctive location for worship is also popular among tourists during spring time with sakura trees blooming amidst its shrine grounds.

Operating Hours: 6.00am-7.00pm

By walk: 9 minutes

By taxi: 5 minutes

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SUMIYOSHI TAISHA

Founded in the 3rd century and considered as one of the oldest shrines in Japan, did you know that the shrine is the head of approximately 2,300 Sumiyoshi shrines throughout Japan? Walk over the Sorihashi Bridge, make your way through the main halls and discover the picturesque grounds. Make sure to attend the midsummer Sumiyoshi Matsuri, considered to be one of Osaka’s biggest festivals.

Operating Hours: 6.00am-5.00pm

By train: 13 minutes

By taxi: 22 minutes

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NAKANOSHIMA MUSEUM OF ART, OSAKA

Featuring more than 6,000 artworks focused on highlighting Japanese art and design. Don’t miss their special exhibitions which are always popular among locals and tourists alike.

Ticket Availability: https://ticket.nakka-art.com/application/ticket/?ec=23082711125639&rc=003

Operating Hours: 9.00am-5.00pm (closed on Mondays)

By train: 22 minutes

By taxi: 15 minutes

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THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART, OSAKA

Located on the island of Nakanoshima in between Dōjima and Tosabori rivers, the country’s fourth national museum features a fusion of Japanese and international contemporary art.

Operating Hours: 10.00am-5.00pm daily, 10.00 am-8.00 pm Fridays & Saturdays (closed on Mondays)

By train: 22 minutes

By taxi: 15 minutes

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Swissôtel Nankai Osaka ☆☆☆☆☆
5-1-60 Namba Chuo-ku, 542-0076 Osaka
Japan
Tel: 06-6646-1111 | +81 6 6646 1111
Fax: 06-6648-0331 | +81 6 6648 0331
Email: Osaka@swissotel.com

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