Osaka's most famous, and most-visited, attraction is Osaka Castle, a reconstruction of a historic tower castle that now functions as a museum. The surrounding park is a great place to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a while. One of the city's landmarks in the Umeda Sky Building, twin towers connected at the top by an observatory bridge known as the Floating Garden, where you'll have panoramic city views. Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is one of the largest in the world, holding thousands of fish and other marine animals. Osaka vacations are as much about eating the sea life as seeing it, so head to the Dotonbori area to sample the best sushi in town.
The biggest festival of the year, Tenjin Matsuri, takes place on July 24 and 25, and honors the deity of scholarship. The entire city celebrates, with people dressing in traditional costumes and taking part in parades through the streets and along the river in boats. Another huge festival, Gion Matsuri, takes place in July in the nearby city of Kyoto, so have a look into Osaka car rentals if you're visiting at this time of year, and make the 40-mile drive between the cities. While you have the wheels, take a trip to Kobe, 20 miles west of Osaka, to sample some world-famous Kobe beef.
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There are no firm rules for how long your Osaka vacation should be, but most people stay for around 3 nights. Got some wiggle room in your travel dates? Consider treating yourself to a few more nights. Then you'll have sufficient time to discover the nearby areas too.
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With an Osaka vacation package, you can combine your car, flight and hotel bookings and save a whole lot. When you're ready to discover the best of this exciting destination, why not check out Nagoya Castle? This famous attraction is 87 miles from Osaka. With a rental car, you'll be there belong long.
You'll be able to avoid the crowds and save cash in , the quietest period for tourist visits. The peak season months of are of course busier (and more expensive), but there's likely to be more going on around Osaka. Book a hotel in and get a lot more bang for your buck. Room rates are usually more expensive in .
There's a good chance you'll arrive at Osaka (ITM-Itami), which is 7 miles northwest of inner Osaka. Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) (25 miles away from central Osaka) and Kobe (UKB) (16 miles away from central Osaka) are your other options.
While venturing off the beaten track is no doubt rewarding, you shouldn't miss the big-name attractions that make a destination famous. Osaka Castle and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan are just two of them in Osaka.
You have plenty of options, with Namba and Umeda being the more well-known neighborhoods among visitors. If the former is better suited to your Osaka adventures, have a look at the Swissotel Nankai Osaka (4.0 stars) and the Cross Hotel Osaka (4.0 stars). If you pick the latter, consider checking in to the Hotel Monterey Le Frere Osaka (3.0 stars) or the Hotel Granvia Osaka (3.5 stars).
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