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America-mura (American Village)
Rinku Premium Outlets
Expo '70 Commemorative Park
Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street
The Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping District comprises the 4 shopping districts of Tenroku, Tengo, Tenjinbashi-suji 4-chome North, and Tenjinbashi-suji Yonbangai. There are about 300 stores located in the area which stretches approximately 870 meters north to south and is considered to be Japan’s longest shopping district.
Osaka Tennoji Zoo
Kyocera Dome Osaka
A Japanese castle originally constructed at the tip of the Uemachi Plateau during the Azuchi-Momoyama period as the Ikutama-so, Higashinari District, Settsu Province, Osaka and rebuilt during the Edo period. It is also known as the “Kinjo Castle.” It has been designated as the “Osaka Castle Ruins,” a special national historical site.
Kuchu Teien Observatory (Umeda Sky Building)
Universal Studios Japan
The wide variety of areas with different appearances form an exciting separate world. It is a theme park bringing together world-class entertainment where all visitors, from children to adults, can enjoy exciting rides with themes from Hollywood epic movies, shows featuring popular characters, and other attractions.
Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
A whiskey distillery for Suntory Spirits. The founder, Shinjiro Torii, built the distillery to make whiskey suited to the delicate taste buds of the Japanese, selecting as its location Yamazaki area based on his fastidious concern for quality water and natural environment. Visitors can tour the facility (charges apply and advance reservations required) as well as sit at the Whiskey Tasting Counter and enjoy original whiskey tastes not found anywhere else (charges apply). Approx. 10-min. walk from Yamazaki Station on the JR Kyoto Line and Oyamazaki Station on the Hankyu-Kyoto Line.