Please fully appreciate Osaka full of fun!
Osaka has been transformed during its long-tem evolution as the center of commerce and economy.
Osaka Main Street, the 4km-long Midosuji stretches from north to south, penetrating each area scattered with dynamic landmarks to tell us their various histories, is filled with a great many stories.
The northern area of Osaka city “Kita” has made a rapid advancement as the gateway of the north. A thrilling encounter is waiting for you in this ever changing frontline of the city. There are numerous museums and galleries in Nakanoshima near “Kita”, which create an artistic atmosphere. In addition, the Kitasemba neighborhood gives off a somewhat nostalgic air with its retro-modern buildings while it is also an active business town. The area around Osaka Castle built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, who unified the whole of Japan, is a popular ‘power spot’ connecting the past and future.
Starting with Dotombori, the southern area of Osaka city “Minami” is a town of “eat till you drop” and entertainment where the air of ‘Osaka-ness’ is concentrated. The Minamisemba and Horie area near “Minami” offers many stylish and chic shops and cafes, always crowded with young people as a place where new trends emerge.
Further south, the area around Tennoji and Abeno Terminal offers a large shopping zone attracting a great many young people. Shinsekai is developed to the west with a friendly air symbolized by Tsutenkaku Tower. Please immerse yourself in the deep charm of Osaka.
Each area gives you the chance of new findings every time you visit; the Bay Area to enjoy the smell of the sea while still located in the city chock full of various spots, the Uemachidaichi neighborhood to savor the Osaka of the good old days with composed the present-day townscape, etc.
Find energetic and fun-filled Osaka and enjoy!