While you are in the area, why not spend a few hours taking in surrounding neighborhoods like Osaka, Miyakojima and Nishi.
Savvy travelers in Soemon-cho, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, should head to the nearby museums and theaters. Admire, learn and discover in the most popular museums including the Osaka Science Museum, the Osaka Museum of History and the Osaka Museum of Oriental Ceramics. The area is a treasure trove for lovers of art. Visit the Osaka National Museum of Art. Book in for a lively show at Festival Hall, the Umeda Arts Theater and the Osaka Symphony Hall.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Have a break in one of the parks and gardens, which include Nakanoshima Park, Utsubo Park and the Amerika-Mura Triangle Park.
To stock up on supplies and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit HEP Five, the Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade and the Osaka Central Wholesale Market.
When it’s time to put your feet up after a long day exploring the delights of Soemon-cho, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka, the Best Western Hotel Fino Osaka Shinsaibashi and the Hearton Hotel Nishiumeda are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.