Osaka

Osaka is located between the two former capitals of Kyoto and Nara and is situated almost exactly in the center of Honshu, the main island of Japan. The city is known as the economic capital of Western Japan and its residents are famous throughout the country for their warmness and open-mindedness about business. Humor is also an important part of the city as many comedians and celebrities are proud to call Osaka their home. The city is also host to a number of important historic institutions, including Osaka Castle and the Sumiyoshi Shrine.

Hotels in the City


Attractions

Osaka Museum of History

Osaka Museum of History

A pioneering history museum operated by the city of Osaka. In addition to the exhibitions permanently on display, the museum hosts many special exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Japan Mint

Japan Mint

Known for manufacturing coins and medals, Japan Mint operates a mint museum on premise. The area surrounding Japan Mint is open to the general public during cherry blossom season, and visitors enjoy walking through the cherry blossom tunnel. Japan Mint also has branches in Tokyo and Hiroshima.

My Dome Osaka

MyDome Osaka

A multipurpose facility that is used as the site of trade shows, business meetings and national exams. MyDome Osaka has exhibition halls with a total area of 4800㎡ and 8 conference rooms.


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