To feel the real pulse of Osaka, spread your wings and explore surrounding areas like Higashinari, Abeno, and Uehonmachi.
There are plenty of unique cultural highlights in and around Ikuno. There are some popular galleries to enjoy nearby including the Osaka City Museum of Fine Art.
If you are travelling with kids, give them a chance to enjoy the child-friendly attractions nearby. Explore Tennoji Zoo, to experience some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
If you love nature and wildlife, plan a trip to the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to breathe deeply and relax. On a sunny day, visit Tennoji Park, one of the places where families can enjoy some time outdoors.
While you are here, visit some of the local sights such as Tsutenkaku Tower, the Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine and Sanko Shrine. These are popular with travellers from all over the world. Take the time to visit places of worship such as Shitennoji Temple. Enjoy the atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the religious history of the area.
Nearby Nagai Stadium is the perfect place to hang out with lovers of soccer, and to see local legends, the Cereza Osaka, in action. On match days the stadium is filled with pink and blue, as soccer fans come together to support their beloved team.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Hotel Hillarys, the Hotel Taiyo and the Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.