Do you want to visit Japan but feels like Tokyo is so overrated? Why not come and visit Osaka?
Discover this unique destination where Japan’s conservative culture perfectly meets its modern and urban lifestyle. If you want to explore a place filled with good food, booming night life, ancient and modern architecture, historical landmarks and friendly people, Osaka is the right place for you! Tokyo may be Japan’s capital, but Osaka remains to be its best place to eat, drink and party.
Osaka is located at the South coast of the Western part of the Japanese island of Honshu. It is Japan’s second largest city and primary economic center. The place is known as a food lover’s paradise and has been dubbed as the “Nation’s Kitchen” since the Tokugawa period up to the present.
However, it’s not just the okonomiyaki and takoyaki which draw millions of tourists to Osaka annually (though those yummy dishes are partly responsible for it); different sites and attractions also lure a lot of people to come and discover Osaka.
Here are the top 10 things to do when you’re in Osaka: