Osaka is a popular tourist destination for many reasons. During my first trip to Japan, visiting Osaka was a no-brainer because I was flying via Kansai airport, and Osaka was on the way to my main destination, Kyoto.
In Osaka, I had my first taste of butterbeer, while enjoying a view of Hogwarts Castle at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Universal Studios Japan). Osaka is a must-visit for foodies! This city is often called “The Country’s Kitchen” and is well-known for its delicious street food and iconic dishes such as takoyaki (octopus tempura balls) and okonomiyaki (Japanese-style pancake).
Kansai International Aiport (KIX) is the main airport serving Osaka. Travel time from Kansai Airport to Osaka takes roughly half an hour via express train.
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Universal Studios Japan Admission Ticket
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Kyoto Day Tour from Osaka – Sagano Romantic Train, Arashiyama, Kiyomizudera & Fushimi Shrine
Kyoto and Nara Day Tour from Osaka/Kyoto
HARUKAS 300 Observatory E-Ticket
Osaka One-Day Walking Tour
Osaka Samurai & Ninja Experience
Osaka-Kyoto and Nara Day Tour
Osakaya Arima Onsen Taikounoyu Spa
Osaka, Kyoto & Kobe Hankyu Train Tourist Pass
Osaka-Kyoto-Kansai Train & Bus Thru Pass
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