Many of Japan’s foremost sightseeing spots are located in Kansai, the region surrounding Osaka. There are plenty of ways to get to and from Osaka, so it’s just a quick trip to Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, and other popular sightseeing cities!
Osaka is in almost the exact centre of Japan making it rich in the history of Japan, as seen from its famous Osaka Castle. Osaka is the second smallest prefecture in Japan, but has the second largest population after the capital, Tokyo. The city of Osaka is abundant in history, culture, shopping, and food, which can be seen in its main tourist hub of Namba, where the city really comes alive under its neon signs. Osaka also has good access to popular tourist spots in surrounding areas such as Himeji Castle and Universal Studios: Japan.
Served by Kansai International Airport, Kobe Port and a main stop on the Tohoku Bullet Train line, Osaka is easily accessible by all modes of transport, making it the perfect destination for tourists.