Osaka has long been a hub of Japanese economic activity, and at one stage was briefly the nation's capital. Tokyo may have taken this honour, but Osaka remains a key city, forming the heart of the huge metropolitan area of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto, home to over 19 million people.
From the Osaka Travel Guide
The location was good, 10min walk to some nice restaurants, shops and the Namba subway. No staff around at all though and rooms were tiny although clean(ish). ... more
very nice andhelpful person, the owner of the appartmernt.... good facilities, good room... ... more
Brilliant experience. Clean, well provided , central and the people are so lovely!! The lady there Nao who lives on site with her husband was so friendly and helpful and warm ..it left me in shock. She went to great lengths to communicate with my son in Australia to make sure I was received at the station and helped along the way. ... more
Osaka - Kyoto - Tokyo in 7 days
Hi there, My husband and I will be in Japan for a week and we'll be spending a night in Osaka, followed by 4 nights in Kyoto and 2 nights (we've only 1.5 full days) in Tokyo. So my question is, what ...
cheap inns and night shops in tokyo or osaka
greetings, we are looking for cheap inns in tokyo or osaka. we prefer to stay in cheap inn since we spend most of the time outside when trvelling abroad. and are there night shops in osaka and tokyo where we can buy cheap merchandise and souvenirs? just like in hong kong and bangkok. thankyou steve ...
How many days are recommended to visit Osaka?
I will be visiting Osaka in May 2013 for 10 days. How many days would be best to visit Osaka? 1. I have initial plan to spend 5 days in Osaka, would it be a little too long? 2. I plan to stretch out to other Kansai region during my stay, would it be easier to reach out from Osaka or Kyoto region ...
We're now in Osaka and soon as we've arrived we are already unfortunately leaving. We've been here 2 days and done the following: -Travelled to the Osaka aquarium. It was amazing. It even had ...
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