Minato Vacation Packages
Minato is a great place to stay in Osaka as a large number of the area’s star attractions are nearby. Among the places not to miss are the fascinating Osaka Takoyaki Museum and the fantastic Suntory Museum. Also, be sure to check out Intex Osaka and the Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building.
To better understand Osaka, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Explore, learn and be thoroughly entertained in the most popular museums which include the Osaka Science Museum, the Osaka Maritime Museum and the Osaka Museum of History. Aspiring artists should check out the collections at the Osaka National Museum of Art and the Osaka City Museum of Fine Art. To catch home-grown and touring acts, head to Festival Hall, the Namba Grand Kagetsu and the Osaka Symphony Hall, one of the area’s best-loved concert venues.
There are also some interesting attractions that will have the whole family smiling, such as the Umeda Joypolis Sega. Come and meet Osaka’s furry, feathered and finned residents at Tennoji Zoo.
If the weather is good, do what the locals do and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy some of the tranquil urban parks such as Nakanoshima Park, Tennoji Park and Utsubo Park. To discover the nearby wilderness head out to the Maishima Sports Island.
Osaka has many interesting attractions such as Tsutenkaku Tower, the Umeda Sky Building and the Glico Man Sign. Whatever your background or beliefs, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at Minato’s holy places like Shitennoji Temple.
If you are ready to splash some cash, explore HEP Five, the Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade and the Osaka Central Wholesale Market.
Sports fans visiting Minato should book tickets for Nagai Stadium to see the Cereza Osaka playing visiting rivals. On match days the stadium overflows with pink and blue, as local soccer lovers come together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere comfortable to rest your head close to the Minato area is simple. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka, the Swissotel Nankai Osaka, and the popular Best Western Hotel Fino Osaka Shinsaibashi.