Osaka Castle, not far from Kansai International Airport. You can arrive at the castle in one hour by expressway. The castle opens early at 9:00 am. When you visit the castle in the morning, you will have enough time for the Osaka City sightseeing in the afternoon. It is easy for planning. And Osaka is close to Kyoto and Nara, and gives you good access to the cities.

■Route from Kansai International Airport to Osaka Castle

By train

By Expressway

■Route from Shin-Osaka Station to Osaka Castle

Start from Osaka Castle ! Stroll in the city ofOsaka on the Osaka Aqua-bus, “Aqua Liner" !

Taking an Aqua-bus, “Aqua Liner” is advisable after fully enjoying Osaka Castle. There are a number of rivers flowing in the city of Osaka spanned by many bridges. A large number of notable sights and historical sites can be seen in the neighborhoods along the rivers.
You can board an aqua bus from the Park (Osaka Castle port), and casually enjoy sightseeing in the city of Osaka.

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Recommended Sightseeing Spots in Osaka City

■Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

Among the greatest in the world, the Kaiyukan aquarium has 30,000 creatures and 580 species, which live in Pacific Ring of Fire.


Bustling shopping and entertainment district, which befits the reputation of Osaka as "a town of extravagant eaters". The special features include unique large neon signboards, and a mechanical doll beating a drum at the entrance of a well known restaurant.

■Universal Studios JapanTM

It's Universal Studios JapanTM, the world-class movie theme park born of Hollywood films. Exciting attractions that recreate blockbuster hits. Thrilling rides. Energizing and authentic Hollywood shows and entertainment. It's a world apart that lets you escape your daily life.

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