As Japan's third-largest city and the longtime economic powerhouse of the Kansai region, Osaka is a thriving metropolis with a pleasant easy-going vibe and an excellent choice of restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues. Osaka is a brilliant food destination, home to local delicacies including okonomiyaki and takoyaki, and boasts a world-class aquarium and attractive castle. It's also well-connected to other attractions in the area, covered by our range of group tours and Tailor-made holidays in Osaka and the rest of Japan.
Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Osaka. Alternatively, if you would like to include a visit to Osaka on a bespoke touring itinerary to Japan, take a look at our tailor-made holiday planning section.