All Attractions in Osaka

Osaka Attractions

Over 200 Osaka attractions including Osaka Castle, Dotonbori, Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Shinsekai, Umeda Sky Building, Tsutenkaku Tower, Namba, Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street, Tennoji Park, Tempozan Ferris wheel and Shitennoji Temple. Our guide includes the best gardens, temples, shrines, observation decks, museums and art galleries. Our guide  includes the Top Ten Osaka Attractions as voted by our readers.

We have organised our guide to Osaka Tourist Attractions into categories to make it easy to find what you are looking for, plus there is a map of the attractions.

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    Osaka Castle

    Osaka Castle is Osaka’s most popular attraction and famous landmark. Osaka Castle sets an imposing sight by day or night from its raised vantage point surrounded by imposing walls and moats. Osaka Castle is a flat land style Japanese Castle which features thirteen structures which are designated Important Cultural Properties. There is a read more

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    Osaka Aquarium

    Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Osaka Aquarium features the display of two whale sharks. Osaka Aquarium obtains its Japanese name from the Japanese word Kaiyukan literally means ‘Playing in the Sea Pavilion’. In this aquarium, visitors can enjoy creatures as if they are read more

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    Yodobashi Umeda

    Yodobashi Camera is a chain of large camera stores that also sell an extensive range of home eletronics and computers. Yodobashi Umeda is in Umeda central Osaka.

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    Umeda Sky Building

    Umeda Sky Building is the seventh-tallest building in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, and one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. Umeda Sky Building consists of two 40-story towers that connect at their two uppermost stories, with bridges and an escalator crossing the wide atrium-like space in the center. Umeda Sky Building read more

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    Osaka Tenmangu Shrine

    Osaka Tenmangu Shrine hosts Osaka’s biggest festival Tenjin Matsuri, which is one of the greatest boat festivals in the world. Osaka Tenmangu Shrine was established in 949AD under order of Emperor Murakami to enshrine the Sugawara no Michizane. The current buildings of Osaka Tenmangu Shrine date back to 1845, with read more

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    Tsutenkaku Tower

    Tsutenkaku Tower, in Shinsekai, is a well known Osaka attraction with an observation deck. Tsutenkaku Tower is styled after the Eiffel Tower. The current Tsutenkaku Tower was built in 1956 with a height of 103 meters and has an observation deck on its 5th floor.