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Sydney(SYD) ⇒ Osaka(UKB)
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Sydney(SYD) ⇒ Osaka(KIX)
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Osaka is the capital city of Osaka Prefecture in Japan. It is the designated city or government ordinance city in the Kansai region. It is also the large port city and commercial centre for Honshu, an island in Japan. Osaka is the most popular tourist destination after Tokyo due to its modern architecture, vibrant nightlife and delicious street food.
Tip: Osaka has a sub-tropical climate with mild winters and hot and humid summers.
Osaka International Airport also referred to as Itami Airport is the primary regional airport serving Osaka along with Kyoto and Kobe. It has basic amenities for its tourists. The airport is connected to the town and other areas via bus and taxi service. Many airways and airlines are operating from Sydney to Osaka. Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) has a direct flight to Osaka International Airport (ITM) by ANA Airlines. Some options for a cheap flight from Sydney are by ANA Airlines, JAL airlines and Qantas airlines.
Tip: Both Sydney and Osaka observe daylight saving time; therefore, time differences between the cities can change.
Osaka is a historical city and its main landmark, the 16th century Osaka Castle is the most popular tourist attraction. It has undergone several restorations and is surrounded by a moat and beautiful park with cherry blossom, plum and peach trees. Another famous tourist destination of Osaka is the Universal Studios Japan, which is a movie-themed amusement park. Other notable sights are Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and top of Umeda Sky Building, which has an open-air observatory where you can enjoy the view of the whole city.
Shopping in Osaka is also very popular apart from its sights. Namba has many large showrooms and malls to satisfy every kind of shopper. Shinsaibashi is famous for its fashion boutiques in the covered shopping arcade. Amerikamura is Osaka’s best-known centre for youth fashion and has hundreds of small, inexpensive boutiques. Osaka is famous for its wide variety of Japanese cuisine too. Dotonbori is famous for its restaurants, pubs and night entertainment options. It is known as the dining and entertainment district with most restaurants serving local specialities.
Tip: Bargaining is not taboo when shopping in Osaka. So haggle for the best price.
Osaka has all kind of accommodation options for its visitors. One can opt for luxury to mid-cat hotels in the central area. Namba has all sorts of hotels and is the best place to stay due to the vicinity to shopping and eating places.
Tip: If on a budget, book vacation rentals in Osaka. There are a lot of options from flats to single or shared rooms.
There are many Sydney to Osaka flights throughout the day, so best is to customise your search to get the best price according to your travel dates. If you’d want to travel on a budget, combine your Sydney-Osaka flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals. To experience the historical Japanese town with its cultural and scenic offerings, visit Osaka with Trip.com.