Osaka, Naniwa and Nishi, are nearby suburbs which are also worth exploring.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Learn, admire and be thoroughly entertained in the various museums such as the Osaka Science Museum, the Osaka Museum of History and the Osaka Museum of Oriental Ceramics. If you enjoy art, see the local artwork and other exhibits at the Osaka National Museum of Art and the Osaka City Museum of Fine Art. Book in for a live performance at Festival Hall, the Namba Grand Kagetsu and the Osaka Shiki Theater.
Looking for ways to keep the kids busy? Everyone will be thoroughly entertained at some of the child-friendly in the area. Enjoy a unique wildlife experience at Tennoji Zoo.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. Locals and visitors alike will enjoy a visit to Nakanoshima Park, Tennoji Park and Utsubo Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here and well-tended gardens.
Visitors to the Shinsaibashi area will not want to miss out on Tsutenkaku Tower, the Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine and Sanko Shrine. Shitennoji Temple offer visitors to Osaka a chance to better understand the religious history of the area.
Head to the Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade, the Osaka Central Wholesale Market and the Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Arcade to get in some retail therapy.
Finding somewhere comfortable to stay in Shinsaibashi is easy. Check out the rooms and rates at the Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka, the Swissotel Nankai Osaka, or the Best Western Hotel Fino Osaka Shinsaibashi.