To get a sense of what makes Osaka tick, step out and discover surrounding areas like Osaka, Naniwa, and Nishi.
Vacationers in Honmachi, looking for something different, should make tracks to the nearby cultural attractions. Stroll around and enjoy the quiet of the Osaka Science Museum, the Osaka Museum of History and the Osaka Museum of Oriental Ceramics. There are some popular art galleries to visit including the Osaka National Museum of Art. See one or two of the thrilling theater, dance and music shows at Festival Hall, the Namba Grand Kagetsu and the Osaka Symphony Hall.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Osaka, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Escape the rat race for a while and enjoy the sunshine at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as Nakanoshima Park, Utsubo Park and the Amerika-Mura Triangle Park.
If you are ready to splash some cash, explore HEP Five, the Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade and the Osaka Central Wholesale Market.
When it’s time to put your feet up after enjoying the many charms of Honmachi, check in to one of the area’s numerous short and long stay accommodation options. The Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka, the Swissotel Nankai Osaka and the Best Western Hotel Fino Osaka Shinsaibashi are among the most popular accommodation options here.