Known as the center of Western Japan, Osaka is packed with such popular tourist spots as Osaka Castle, Umeda, Shinsaibashi, and Universal Studios Japan. Visitors will find a plethora of affordable and delicious gourmet establishments offering okonomiyaki (savory Japanese pancake) and kushikatsu (fried beef or vegetables on skewers) in addition to numerous shopping facilities that easily fill the day with fun.
- Osaka Prefecture
- 45 min on Shinkansen from JR Okayama Sta. to JR Shin-Osaka Sta.