Many of Osaka’s highlights are located close to Neyagawa, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Hirakatapark and Tsurumi-Ryokuchi Park are amongst the popular places to visit. Two other recommended attractions within a short distance of Neyagawa are the Expo Commemoration Park and the Open Air Museum of Old Farmhouses.
To really understand Osaka, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Take a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the Osaka Museum of History, the Osaka Museum of Oriental Ceramics and the Osaka International Peace Center. Head to the Osaka National Museum of Art, to get your fill of art. See local and touring artists strut their stuff at Festival Hall, the Umeda Arts Theater and the Osaka Symphony Hall.
If the sun is shining, do what the locals do and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. If you’re looking for a little tranquility check out Nakanoshima Park.
Browse the boutiques and purchase some original souvenirs in a few of the nearby malls and markets such as HEP Five and the Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Arcade.
If you’re a sports lover, you might enjoy seeing Neyagawa favorites, the Cereza Osaka, take to the field at Nagai Stadium. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of pink and blue, as soccer fans join together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Hearton Hotel Nishiumeda, the Hotel Monterey La Soeur Osaka, and the Hotel Monterey Osaka.