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Charming Osaka is one of Japan’s largest cities, famed for its neon signs, captivating museums, cutting-edge shopping malls, bustling markets and centuries’ old shrines. Osaka is considered as Japan’s food capital, boasting everything from Michelin starred restaurants to cosy cafes and street vendors serving delectable Japanese cuisines. If you are longing to visit here, contact Brightsun Travel about our excellent range of cheap holidays to Osaka.
There are some incredibly important shrines, temples and palaces to admire in Osaka. One of the oldest temples in Japan is located here – Shitenno-Ji which was founded in the 6th century. The stunning Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine is worth admiring with its historic sumiyoshi-zukuri architecture, as is the grandeur Osaka Castle, one of the most recognisable landmarks in Japan.
Osaka is home to some impressive museums which are dedicated to the city’s culture, history, art and more. The cultural Open Air Museum of Old Japanese Farmhouses is the most popularly visited institution here which displays restored traditional houses and buildings from all over Japan. Another excellent venue is the Kinutani Tenku Art Museum which displays colourful fresco paintings, sculptures and 3D exhibits.