Osaka, Japan Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Osaka is a short distance from Kyoto, and it’s a popular place to visit for those exploring this part of Japan. It’s much more modern and city-like than Kyoto so it will remind many visitors of Tokyo, but it’s also different in many ways, known particularly for excellent cuisine.

Why Visit Osaka

Osaka Facts

Population 2,666,000
Area 18,700,000
Timezone UTC+9
Currency Japan Yen
Airports Kansai International Airport (KIX)

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Osaka

Budget breakfastMost hotels offer breakfast as part of your stay, but there are lots of great options for cheap food around town.$2.96 - $5.92
Budget lunchStreet vendors are everywhere and a great place to find some great eats while diving into the local culture. $3.70 - $6.66
Budget dinnerSushi, sushi, sushi! You'll find it everywhere with many different varieties available.$5.92 - $11.09
Beer (pint)Whether you're walking down the street markets or sitting at a restaurant, you'll find beer sections throughout the city.$2.96 - $4.44
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WHEN TO VISIT Osaka

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January49371.8
February50372.5
March57424.1
April68514.1
May76605.7
June82687.2
July89766.2
August92783.6
September85716.3
October74604.4
November64502.7
December54411.7

Osaka WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:01am6:10pm
21 Jun4:45am7:14pm
21 Sep5:45am5:57pm
21 Dec7:01am4:51pm

Where to stay in Osaka

Osaka Hotel Seasons

Osaka Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar14.79 - 66.56
starstarstarstarstar15.04 - 92.89
starstarstarstarstar25.86 - 99.67
starstarstarstarstar47.90 - 189.66
starstarstarstarstar109.73 - 219.55
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Osaka Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed11.83 - 19.23

WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER