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Osaka, home to the company which first created instant ramen noodles, is a city in Japan near the mouth of Osaka Bay and in the center of the Kansai region. Several rivers run through Osaka, so it’s often referred to as the Water Capital.
There are several temples and shrines spread throughout Osaka including the Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine and the Shitennoji Temple, which is over 1,400 years old. Spend a day enjoying the rides at Osaka’s Universal Studios Japan, admiring over 35,000 sea creatures like the whale shark at the renowned Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan or smelling the flowers at Tennōji Park. Osaka is also home to several shopping districts like Namba, Umeda and American Village. Several locals and tourists enjoy trips to Takarazuka, to see musical drama performances or collections of artwork at the Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum. Osaka is known for traditional puppet theater performances (bunraku) and stand-up comedy routines (manzai), some of which are held at various arenas including Festival Hall and the National Bunraku Theater.
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