Many of Osaka’s attractions can be found within easy driving distance of Kawachinagano, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Nakami Shrine and the Izumisano History Museum are just two of the popular places to discover here. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Port of Osaka and Intex Osaka.
There are many interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Kawachinagano. Find the treasures kept in the many remarkable museums such as Suntory Museum, the Osaka Science Museum and the Osaka Museum of History. The area is a great place for lovers of art. Visit the Osaka National Museum of Art and the Osaka City Museum of Fine Art. Go and see a live show at Festival Hall, the Namba Grand Kagetsu and the Osaka Symphony Hall.
Rediscover the joys of childhood at the Umeda Joypolis Sega. Interact with many kinds of interesting creatures at Tennoji Zoo.
If the weather is good, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. To spend some time in a natural setting be sure to check out Nakanoshima Park, Tennoji Park and Utsubo Park. The natural preserves such as the Maishima Sports Island, give visitors an insight into the birds, trees and plants that flourish in the region.
Destinations such as Tsutenkaku Tower, the Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine and the Umeda Sky Building are popular places for visitors to Kawachinagano. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as Shitennoji Temple.
If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, browse HEP Five, the Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade and the Osaka Takoyaki Museum.
If you're crazy about sports, don’t miss the opportunity to see Kawachinagano favorites, the Cereza Osaka, doing battle in nearby Nagai Stadium. On match days the stadium overflows with pink and blue, as soccer fans come together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
To really get to know Kawachinagano, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka, the Swissotel Nankai Osaka, or the Best Western Hotel Fino Osaka Shinsaibashi.