Things to do in Osaka

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    Osaka Castle Park

    Osaka Castle Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Osaka things to do
    8.277 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Park
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersFamilies

    Excellent place to visit for a couple of hours, if only to walk the magnificent grounds and or pay to see the castle.

  • 2
    Universal Studios Japan

    Universal Studios Japan

    Ranked #2 overall in Osaka things to do
    9.137 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Entertainment, Theme Park
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureOutdoorsy

    If your a fan then this will be a good place to go. Very much like Universal California. The highlight was the wand shop. An English gentleman played the storekeeper ...

  • 3
    Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

    Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

    Ranked #3 overall in Osaka things to do
    8.928 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureArtsy

    Really large aquarium. You ride an escalator to the top then you walk down in a circular fashion to see all the exhibits with the large main pool as the ...

  • 4
    Dotonbori

    Dotonbori

    Ranked #4 overall in Osaka things to do
    9.127 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Shopping, Entertainment
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeTrendsters

    Great spot with tons and tons of food. Street food and restaurants are the focus and it is always packed with locals and tourists. Try a little of a lot ...

  • 5
    Shinsaibashi

    Shinsaibashi

    Ranked #5 overall in Osaka things to do
    8.824 reviews
    Landmark, Shopping Center
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeAdventure

    Shopping, food, great energy from masses of people. #Osaka #Japan #shopping #nightlife

  • 6
    Umeda Sky Building

    Umeda Sky Building

    Ranked #6 overall in Osaka things to do
    7.723 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Attractions
    Popular withArtsyBusinessFamilies

    Nice viewing spot, and very cool escalator (glass bottom, between the two towers) and lift (glass side). There's also a piano that plays itself.

  • 7
    Osaka Castle

    Osaka Castle

    Ranked #7 overall in Osaka things to do
    8.211 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Castle or Palace
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Probably one of the biggest attractions of Osaka is Osaka Castle. You can pose with a samurai outside the castle while waiting in line to pay 600 Yen ($5.50) to ...

  • 8
    Amerikamura

    Amerikamura

    Ranked #8 overall in Osaka things to do
    8.38 reviews
    Shopping, Entertainment, Landmark
    Popular withTrendstersFoodiesBackpackers

    nice place for eat!

  • 9
    Shitenno-ji

    Shitenno-ji

    Ranked #9 overall in Osaka things to do
    7.88 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple
    Popular withSpiritualArtsyHistory

    Spiritual healing place

  • 10
    Umeda District

    Umeda District

    Ranked #10 overall in Osaka things to do
    8.97 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeBusinessLuxury

    Check out the underground shopping streets and yodobashi camera (electronics & home store)

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