15 Truly Astounding Places To Visit In Japan

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Osaka

Sprawling Osaka is immense — Japan’s second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo, it can seem a little daunting at first, but get your bearings, do a little research and a world of attractions and activities await.

Located on beautiful Honshu, this is a port city, with a great deal centred around the modern waterfront, not least Universal Studios, which always proves popular with families. Osaka Aquarium is another a top spot for kids and adults alike, whilst for those interested in history, the 16th century castle is the place to be.

There’s so much to see here that anyone planning a trip to Osaka should be sure to set aside sufficient time to visit the major attractions. Enjoy the modern architecture, sample the legendary nightlife, and be sure to explore the countless street food stalls that dot this vibrant city, you’ll never be short of something to do here.