If you are staying in Uehonmachi, be sure to spend a little time taking in surrounding areas like Higashinari, Abeno and Naniwa.
You’ll find plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Uehonmachi. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Osaka Museum of History and the Osaka International Peace Center. Aspiring artists should see the collections at the Osaka City Museum of Fine Art. Culture vultures will find plenty to applaud at venues such as the Namba Grand Kagetsu.
If you are looking for family fun, head to the various child-friendly attractions. Come and meet Osaka’s furry, feathered and finned residents at Tennoji Zoo.
When it’s time escape the city, head to one of the many nearby green spaces. There are no shortage of urban parks, so why not take a break in Tennoji Park and the Amerika-Mura Triangle Park.
To really get a feel for the area, visit some of the local sights such as Tsutenkaku Tower, the Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine and Sanko Shrine. These are much-loved by travellers from all over the world. Shitennoji Temple offer visitors to Osaka a chance to better understand the religious history of 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.
To make sure you get the most out of Uehonmachi, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka, the Swissotel Nankai Osaka, and the popular Best Western Hotel Fino Osaka Shinsaibashi.