- 1 Where should I stay in Osaka near JR station?
- 2 Which is the best area to stay in Osaka?
- 3 Where should kids stay in Osaka?
- 4 Is Shin-Osaka station the same as Osaka Station?
- 5 Where should I stay in Kyoto or Osaka?
- 6 Where should I stay in Osaka Airbnb?
- 7 Is Kyoto better than Osaka?
- 8 What should I not miss in Osaka?
- 9 How many days should you spend in Osaka?
- 10 Does JR pass cover Osaka subway?
- 11 Is Osaka Loop Line covered by JR pass?
- 12 Can we bring luggage in Shinkansen?
Where should I stay in Osaka near JR station?
The best places to stay in Osaka are Namba and Umeda. Other good places to stay in Osaka are hotels near the Midosuji subway line, Osaka Castle or Universal Studios. Namba and Umeda are major transport hubs with lots of shops and restaurants. Stay in Namba if you love food and nightlife.
Which is the best area to stay in Osaka?
The best places to stay (in order of preference) are Kita, Minami, Honmachi (Central Osaka) and the Shin-Osaka Area. Other decent places to stay include the Tennoji Area and the Osaka Castle Area.
Where should kids stay in Osaka?
The Best Hotels for Families in Osaka
- Hotel Universal Port. Deluxe quadruple rooms are large.
- Namba Oriental Hotel. Deluxe triple rooms sleep family of 4 (with an extra bed).
- Hotel Granvia Osaka. Great location by JR Osaka train station and convenient for getting to Kyoto, Kobe, or the airport.
- Hotel Mystays Otemae.
Is Shin-Osaka station the same as Osaka Station?
Shin–Osaka is the next station from Osaka. All trains stop there and you can take any trains, local, rapid or special rapid. Travel time is just 3 minutes by any trains. If you go to Kansai airport (KIX), you have two choices.
Where should I stay in Kyoto or Osaka?
Kyoto is a more touristy destination and a cultural melting pot. This is why accommodation and food tend to be more expensive here. If you’re on a budget, I highly recommend visiting Osaka. The city is a nice mix of culture, nightlife, and great food.
Where should I stay in Osaka Airbnb?
The 8 Best Airbnbs in Osaka, Japan
- Spacious, private otaku paradise near Osaka Castle.
- Gorgeous, floral home with easy access to the bullet train.
- Affordable and traditional tatami room house in Nishinari.
- Residential and historic home with easy access to Kansai Airport.
- Whimsical Ghibli-themed room in Nagahoribashi.
Is Kyoto better than Osaka?
Kyoto is more culturally immersed as it is the ex-capital where as Osaka is more for commerce developed from the old merchant town. Osaka is good for a day or less(mainly eat & drink) but Kyoto for 3 or more days. If you can find a hotel room, stay in Kyoto. You can commute but may get tired & miss out on night scenes.
What should I not miss in Osaka?
25 Best Things to Do in Osaka (Japan)
- Visit Osaka-jo. Source: Sean Pavone / shutterstock Osaka Castle.
- Tour Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum.
- Check out the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living.
- Explore Sumiyoshi Shrine.
- Ascend the Umeda Sky Building.
- Watch a show at the National Bunraku Theater.
- Go out in Dotonbori.
- Visit Osaka Aquarium.
How many days should you spend in Osaka?
3 days in Osaka is the recommended time to stay. It gives you the flexibility to decide when and where you go. Whether it is taking a day trip to the Nara Deer Park or spending an afternoon relaxing in the world-famous Spa World, you will have enough time to cover the things you must see it Osaka.
Does JR pass cover Osaka subway?
The JR Pass is valid on local JR train in Tokyo, Osaka and around the Kyoto area. Metropolitan subway networks are run by different companies and unfortunately do not accept the JR Pass. Still you can use the JR Pass to reach most areas within Tokyo and Osaka.
Is Osaka Loop Line covered by JR pass?
The Japan Rail Pass can be used on the Osaka Loop Line. JR West also have a range of Area Passes available which you can choose from according to the locations you wish to visit. To plan journeys on the Osaka Loop Line you can use the JR West Timetable and Fare Finder.
Can we bring luggage in Shinkansen?
Are there any changes to the rules regarding the weight limit and amount of baggage on Shinkansen trains? No. You are still allowed to carry on two pieces of baggage weighing 30 kg or less and with total dimensions of 250 cm or less and a maximum length of 200 cm.