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Food Lover's Guide to Osaka

By Viator, February 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 83 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Japanese world kuidaore roughly means to eat oneself into ruin. It’s something of a pastime in Osaka, thanks to the sheer variety of foods, including everything from piping hot street food to ...  Read more

Nara Tours from Osaka

By Viator, February 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 99 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Nara, established in Japan’s Kansai region in 710 AD, was the country’s first permanent capital city. Today the abundance of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, atmospheric gardens, and some of Japan’s ...  Read more

Kyoto Day Trips from Osaka

By Viator, January 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 110 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Formerly the imperial capital of Japan, Kyoto is home to some of most beautiful and fascinating palaces, castles, and temples found anywhere in the country, all of which are easily accessible via ...  Read more

Things to Know About Food Culture in Osaka

By Viator, December 2017

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 83 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Osaka's food culture can be summed up in one word: "Kuidaore," a Japanese word that means eat until you drop. Osakans love food, and they should; the city has some of the best of it in all ...  Read more

Top Temples and Shrines in Osaka

By Viator, December 2017

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Osaka may pack more bars and restaurants in a few square miles than ancient historical sites, but that doesn't mean it can't compete with its UNESCO World Heritage site-laden neighbor. Osaka boasts ...  Read more

Top Day Trips from Osaka

By Viator, December 2017

4.5 star rating: Recommended 502 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Osaka is a perfect base from which to explore other parts of Japan. All of the country's major cities are accessible within a few hours by high-speed train, and a handful of desirable destinations ...  Read more

Must-See Museums in Osaka

By Viator, December 2017

4.5 star rating: Recommended 148 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Osaka regards its history and culture with as much pride as it does its culinary prowess and cosmopolitan appeal. Visiting Osaka's museums contextualizes the city's important role in regional and ...  Read more

How to Experience Cherry Blossom Season in Osaka

By Viator, December 2017

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Japan’s cherry blossom season is an event like no other, particularly in the Kansai city of Osaka, a town where cherry tree–lined parks and scenic monuments offer the perfect backdrop. Here are some ...  Read more

Where to See Autumn Leaves in Japan

By Viator, October 2017

Tours & Tickets

Colorful autumn foliage, known as koyo or momiji in Japanese, makes autumn a popular time for visitors to Japan—nearly as popular as the spring cherry blossom season. Here's what you need to ...  Read more

3 Days in Osaka: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 133 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Japanese province of Kansai has Kyoto as its temple goddess, but working-class Osaka adds the down-to-earth charm of a very modern Japanese city to the province's list of attractions. By day, the ...  Read more

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