2 days in Kobe & Osaka Prefecture Itinerary

2 days in Kobe & Osaka Prefecture Itinerary

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Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Kobe
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Kobe
— 1 night
Drive
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Osaka
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay

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Kobe

— 1 night
Walkable, small, and aesthetically charming, Kobe has served as Japan's first and premier international trading outpost since opening to trade with China in the mid-19th century.
Rokko Garden Terrace has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the waterfront at Kobe Port Shinko Dai 1 Tottei and then browse the different shops at Rokko Garden Terrace.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kobe trip itinerary planner.

Boracay, Philippines to Kobe is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Boracay in December, things will get much colder in Kobe: highs are around 13°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Osaka.

Things to do in Kobe

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Osaka

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.
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You can drive from Kobe to Osaka in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Osaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Osaka Prefecture travel guide

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Landmarks · Theme Parks · Parks
Osaka Prefecture is a prefecture located in the Kansai region on Honshu, the main island of Japan. The capital is the city of Osaka. It is the center of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto area. Osaka is one of the two "urban prefectures" of Japan, Kyoto being the other (Tokyo became a "metropolitan prefecture", or to, in 1941).HistoryUntil the Meiji Restoration, the area of Osaka prefecture was known as Kawachi, Izumi, and Settsu provinces.Osaka Prefecture was created on June 21, 1868, at the very beginning of the Meiji era. During the instigation of Fuhanken Sanchisei in 1868, the prefecture received its suffix fu, designating it as an urban prefecture.On September 1, 1956, the city of Osaka was promoted to a city designated by government ordinance and thereby divided into 24 wards.In 2000, Fusae Ota became Japan's first female governor when she replaced Knock Yokoyama, who resigned after prosecution for sexual harassment.

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