14 days in Osaka Itinerary

14 days in Osaka Itinerary

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Osaka

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Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Osaka: Higashiyama (Kiyomizu-dera Temple & Sanjusangendo Temple), Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi) and Kyoto (Arashiyama, Gion, & more). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, take a stroll through Dotonbori, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and take in the pleasant sights at Himeji Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Osaka road trip website .

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major airports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Kyoto, Nara, Koya-cho, Himeji, Kobe
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
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Osaka Castle
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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