Japan’s third largest city, Osaka is Tokyo’s rebellious younger sibling, doing its best to assert its independence and quirky personality. Long Japan’s trading hub, it is a wealthy city that absolutely loves its food – so much so it has the nickname ‘Japan’s Kitchen’, so be prepared to taste as much as you can! ‘Kuidaore’ which means roughly ‘to ruin oneself by extravagance in food’ is the city’s unofficial motto, and who are we to argue with that?

Osaka is a unique place that is to be experienced rather than seen – whilst there isn’t a huge amount to visit, there is plenty of ambience to soak up, extremely friendly locals to meet and fascinating areas to wander. 

Osaka at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Osaka:

GMT +9
time difference
15 Hours
flight time
21 Million
population
Dotonbori
famous landmark
Wagyu
Beef
local food
Spring
best time to visit

Popular Holidays to Osaka

Osaka offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Jewels of Japan Tour

11 days from £4,190pp
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Discover Japan Tour

13 days from £4,590pp
  • Mount Fuji
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The Golden Route Tour

12 days from £6,990pp
  • Sumo Wrestling Tournament
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  • Cruise on Tokyo Bay

Things To See In Osaka

No trip to Osaka would be complete without seeing one of the wonders listed below.

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