13 days in Osaka Itinerary

13 days in Osaka Itinerary

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Osaka: Higashiyama (Kiyomizu-dera Temple & Sanjusangendo Temple), Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine (in Fushimi) and Kyoto (Arashiyama, Ryoanji Temple, & more). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan, step into the grandiose world of Osaka Castle, observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Osaka online attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, 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 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kyoto, Nara, Himeji, Mt. Koya, Nagoya Castle
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Osaka Castle ©
Osaka Castle

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