What is the best way to get around in Osaka?

The best way to get around Osaka for first time visitors is Osaka’s extensive metro network. A prepaid Icoca card provides an easy way to pay when travelling from station to station. 

What is Osaka known for?

Osaka is known for its amazing food scene and is Japan’s ancient imperial capital. As Japan’s second largest city, Osaka is a major hub for trade, tourism, education, history and culture. 

What are the top 5 things to do in Osaka?

Experience the best of Osaka including: an exploration of the Namba district, a visit to Osaka Castle, eating out at Kuromon Market in Minami, visits to Osaka’s museums and galleries, and shopping in the Shinsaibashi district.

When is the best time to go to Osaka?

Osaka has a temperate year-round climate, however the best time to visit is during the autumn months of October and November and the spring months of March, April and May.

Where is the best area to stay in Osaka?

The best place to stay in Osaka is near the city centre in the Namba district in Osaka, near Nankai. The area is the ideal mix being close to public transport, nightlife and dining.