7 days in Osaka Prefecture Itinerary

7 days in Osaka Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Osaka Prefecture trip itinerary builder

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Osaka
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kaizuka
— 3 nights
Drive

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Osaka

— 3 nights
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.
Osaka is known for historic sites, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Dotombori District, observe the fascinating underwater world at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, make a trip to Tempozan Ferris Wheel, and enjoy breathtaking views from Kuchu Teien Observatory.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Osaka trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Osaka. In November, daily temperatures in Osaka can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kaizuka.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Kaizuka

— 3 nights
Kaizuka is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan on Osaka Bay, southwest of the prefectural capital of Osaka.As of October 2016, the city has an estimated population of 88,345 and a population density of 2,000 persons per kmĀ². Meiji Naruhodo Factory Kansai has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaizuka: Kudoyama-cho (Niukanshofu Shrine, Jison-in Temple, &more) and Niutsuhime Shrine (in Katsuragi-cho). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mizumadera Temple, kick back and relax at Nishikinohama Beach Park, examine the collection at Kishiwada Danjiri Kaikan, and explore the historical opulence of Kishiwada Castle.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaizuka day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Osaka to Kaizuka takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Kaizuka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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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