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Osaka Travel Guide

You'll relish every second you spend in delightful Osaka. The talented team at Orbitz can help you get your adventure underway by bundling amazing-value hotels and flights.

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Osaka Travel Guide

Where is Osaka?

Can't wait to cross Osaka off your map of the world?

It lies roughly 250 miles west of Tokyo, the national capital, and 12 miles west of Ikoma.

Around 2,600,000 people live in this corner of Osaka, so there are loads of opportunities to make some new acquaintances.

Places to Visit in Osaka

The Osaka Science Museum and Osaka Castle just have to be high on your must-see list. You'd be crazy to skip these world-famous sights!Universal Studios Japan® and Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade are just some of the unique tourist attractions here. Further noteworthy options are the Osaka Museum of History and the Open Air Museum of Old Farmhouses. If time is on your side, try to get to them all.Look up at the skyline and admire one of its most remarkable buildings, Umeda Sky Building. See if you can climb to the top and watch the world go by from way above. Want to keep the good times rolling? There are numerous stories and events that helped mold this region into what it is today. Take a look at the comprehensive exhibits at Mint Museum. But wait, there's more! Music lovers should definitely check out a show or concert at Symphony Hall, one of the city's most vibrant live music venues.

Car Rentals in Osaka

Explore the region your own way by checking out car rentals in Osaka with Orbitz. Start your engines and strap on your seatbelt — it's time to hit the gas!

Rent a vehicle from the Itami Airport area and ensure the only taxiing you'll be doing is from the runway to the arrivals gate. Let the friendly faces at Hertz help you on your way.

Rent a car in the town center and you'll be navigating the busy streets before you know it. A popular outlet here is Europcar at 6-25-12 Fukushima, Fukushima-Ku.

Where to stay in Osaka – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz will help you choose the best place to stay in this great destination. Currently, we have 290 hotels in Osaka.After a hotel that's fit for royalty? Our top luxurious accommodations are The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka (2-5-25 Umeda) and the InterContinental Osaka (3-60, Ofuka-cho Kita-ku). On the other hand, securing a room at an economical hotel such as the Guest House Social House or the Hostel Zoo will enable you to spend more money on fantastic Osaka activities and experiences.If you hadn't planned on staying close to the Osaka Science Museum, you might want to think again. There are a couple of awesome hotels just a short stroll from it, including the ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka, which is 0.5 miles away, and the Mitsui Garden Hotel Osaka Premier, 0.2 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Osaka

Hoping to jump on a plane to Osaka? If so, you might want to learn one or two things about the most convenient airport, Itami Airport (ITM). It's positioned 7 miles to the northwest of the downtown area. Prepare to land and start your vacation soon after!

Popular Places to Visit Near Osaka

After you've spent a couple of days doing all there is to do in Osaka, famed attractions are waiting just a stone's throw from here! The Todaiji Temple entices people from every corner of the globe. Seika, only 16 miles from Osaka, is a handy base when visiting this world-famous attraction.

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Feeling upset because you have to cancel your getaway? Well, don't worry — there's no way we're going to make it worse by making you pay a fee.^ If you act quickly, your airline and hotel might not either.

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