From historical temples and castles to beautiful national parks, Osaka is brimming with things to do and see on your Rugby World Cup 2019™ experience.
There really is the opportunity for everyone to see some incredible things here, and we’ve picked out 10 of our favourite spots below.
This is the highlight of Osaka for many of its visitors, and you can experience it on our ‘Half-Day Osaka City Tour’ excursion!
The area is renowned for having some of the tastiest street food in the world, so make sure not to fill up at lunch to leave yourself plenty of room to try everything out!
Osaka Museum of Housing and Living
There are a huge number of replicas of structures that would have stood in Osaka in the 17th to the 19th century and this is the ideal place to come if you want to get a glimpse of how people would have lived in Osaka in days gone.
Tempozan Ferris Wheel
As an extra bonus during your visit, on the 3rd floor is a museum where Osaka from 100 years previous is displayed with beautiful photographs and other timeless pieces.
It’s definitely worth making sure that you make time for this gorgeous temple if you visit Osaka.
Minoo National Park
On your travels, make sure you eat a fried maple leaf sold by one of the vendors on the side of the road. They are a proper local speciality and something very different you can tell your friends and family about when you’re talking about your trip!
Osaka Shochikuza Theatre
In 1997, the building underwent extensive renovations turning it into one of the best theatres available. The theatre now hosts a huge range of performances, including new contemporary dramas, musicals, comedies, and opera.
This is somewhere not to be missed when on your travels around the city!