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Popular Local Sites


Welcome to Osaka! Our team has hand-picked some spots and created this “Popular Local Sites” for you. Depending on how many days you have here, our concierge team will be happy to suggest and help tick down your go-to list.

DOTONBORI

An iconic spot located near the Swissôtel Nankai Osaka, known for its dynamic LED billboards with the famous Glico Man. From the hotel, make your way to Dotonbori via Ebisubashi-suji Shopping street, where you can find knick knacks, souvenirs and street food available.

Operating Hours: varies by location

By walk: 10 minutes (go under the Ebisubashi Street)

By taxi: 7 minutes

 

OSAKA CASTLE

Constructed on 1583, Osaka Castle was intended to be the center of the new unified Japan. The 2kmsq park has a lot of green space, great for walking and picnics. This is definitely the first must-go on your list.

Operating Hours: Park (24 hours), Castle Museum (9.00am-5.00pm)

By train: 35 minutes

By taxi: 15 minutes

How to Get There: Click Here 

 

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN

The second Universal Studio opened outside of the United States, be ready to spend a full day inside the theme park filled with exhilarating rides appealing to both children and adults.

Ticket Availability: https://www.usjticketing.com/

Operating Hours: 9.30am-(closing hours depending on season)

By train: 30 minutes

By taxi: 20 minutes

How to Get There: Click Here 

 

OSAKA AQUARIUM KAIYUKAN

Opened on 1990, it was then the biggest aquarium in the world featuring marine exhibits ranging from Arctic to Tropical marine life.

Operating Hours: 10.00am-8.00pm (last entry: 7.00pm)

Ticket Availability: https://www.kaiyukan.com/language/eng/ticket.html

By train: 32 minutes

By taxi: 20 minutes

How to Get There: Click Here 

 

TEMPOZAN GIANT FERRIS WHEEL

Located a few steps from Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium, the 100-meter diameter ferris wheel takes 15 minutes on a single rotation. Visit on a sunny day and you can see Mt. Ikoma as the east side view, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge as the west side view and Mt. Rokko on the north.

Operating Hours: 10.00am-9.00pm

Ticket Availability: http://tempozan-kanransya.com/tempozan-kanransya.com/en/

By train: 32 minutes

By taxi: 20 minutes

How to Get There: Click Here 

 

UMEDA SKY BUILDING

A famous landmark in Osaka with a 40-storey two tower building, the spot is known for its observatory. Make sure to take a snap on its insta-worthy escalator, crossing the bridge between two towers with a wide atrium-like dome in the center.

Operating Hours: 9.30am-10.30pm

Ticket Availability:  https://www.skybldg.co.jp/en/

By train: 24 minutes

By taxi: 18 minutes

How to Get There: Click Here 

 

ABENO HARUKAS

Considered the tallest skyscraper in Osaka, enjoy refreshments at the viewpoint 300 metres above ground at the observatory, while enjoying scenic views of the city.

Operating Hours: 9.00am-10.00pm

Ticket Availability: https://www.abenoharukas-300.jp/en/observatory/information.html

By train: 10 minutes

By taxi: 13 minutes

How to Get There: Click Here 

 

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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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