Abeno, Naniwa and Nishi, are nearby areas which are also worth exploring.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. There are plenty of excellent places to take the family for a few hours such as the Osaka Museum of History. If you love everything to do with art, check out the collections at the Osaka City Museum of Fine Art. For a great night out, spend an evening at the Namba Grand Kagetsu, one of the area’s premier live concert venues.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Discover some of the child-friendly nearby. Spend a day with our furry, finned and feathered friends at Tennoji Zoo.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Osaka, head to one of the many nearby green spaces. Follow the paths through botanical displays, mingle with locals, or just relax in the shade at Tennoji Park and the Amerika-Mura Triangle Park.
Some of Osaka's best-loved attractions are within driving distance of the Nipponbashi area, such as Tsutenkaku Tower, Sanko Shrine and the Glico Man Sign. Shitennoji Temple offer those exploring Osaka a chance to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
Grab your credit card and head to the Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade, the Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street and Hozenji-Yokocho Alley for some retail therapy.
Finding somewhere suitable to rest your head within Nipponbashi is a breeze. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka, the Swissotel Nankai Osaka, and the Best Western Hotel Fino Osaka Shinsaibashi.