・1 minute by foot from JR Namba Station.
SUBWAY Yotsubashi Line
・Connecting passage from Exit 30 of the north exit of Namba Station.
SUBWAY Sennichimae Line
・1 minute by foot from the West exit of Namba Station.
SUBWAY Midosuji Line
・5 minutes by foot from the North-West or North-South exits of Namba Station.
- PRIVATE RAILWAY
・1 minute walk from the West exit of Osaka Namba Station.
・7 minutes by foot from the 3F North Exit or 2F Central Exit of Namba.
From the airport
- From Itami Airport
・Take the direct bus to OCAT (35 mins). We are just 1 minute walk away via the connecting passage.
- From Kansai International Airport
・Take No.11 direct bus to OCAT (48 mins). We are just 1 minute walk away via the connecting passage. The bus comes every 30minutes from 6:30am to 22:25pm.
・Take the Rapid to Nankai Namba Station (34 mins), from where it is a 7 minute walk to the hotel.
・Take the Airport Express to JR Namba Station (58 minutes). We are just 1 minute walk away.
- Come off the Hanshin Expressway Route 15 Sakai Line at Minato-machi Exit (OCAT) and turn left. Go straight towards Yotsubashi-suji and then head north on Yotsubashisuji, before turning left onto Senjitsumae Street. After about 50 meters you will see the hotel on the left hand side. The hotel car park entrance is by the front side of the building.
- Come off the Hanshin Expressway Route 15 Sakai Line at Minato-machi Exit (Nanba Hatch) and after crossing Senjitsumae Street, turn left at the 2nd set of traffic lights (Minato-machi Minami Dero Nishi). Proceed straight towards Yotsubashi-suji and then head north on Yotsubashisuji, before turning left onto Senjitsumae Street. After about 50 meters you will see the hotel on the left hand side. The hotel car park entrance is by the front side of the building.
Osaka Castle is the symbol of the city, and in addition to the main castle tower, the grounds also contain the Sakura Gate (a designated Important Cultural Property), and JO-TERRACE where visitors can break for lunch or stroll around the greenery whilst sipping on a cup of Japanese tea. Furthermore, each season brings different things to enjoy, be it cherry blossom or plum blossom, making Osaka Castle a tourist spot not to be missed![About 30 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka]
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan / Tempozan Harbor Village
Osaka Aquarium is one of the world's largest aquariums, featuring 30,000 creatures comprising 620 species, including giant whale sharks. There are over 14 large tanks, each recreating a specific region of the Pacific Rim, taking visitors on a virtual tour of the Pacific Ocean. A popular recent addition is the new interactive zone, that allows visitors to interact more closely with marine animals, including touching seals, rays and sharks. In addition to the aquarium itself, the Tempozan Harbor Village also features an entertainment and shopping complex offering local souvenirs, restaurants serving Osaka specialties, a Ferris wheel, and sightseeing cruises, meaning that there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained! [About 40 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka]
Dotonbori / Shinsaibashi
The Minami area of Osaka, which includes Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi, is Osaka's most famous entertainment district, comprising of shopping, restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife scene. There are many huge neon billboards on Dotonbori Street, making it a good spot to take some memorable photos! Visitors can also sample many of Osaka's most famous dishes in this area, such as takoyaki and okonomiyaki. [About 10 minutes on foot from Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka]
Kuromon Market is known as the "Kitchen of Osaka", and is famous for its fresh seafood, making it a popular tourist destination. Locals and tourists mingle on the streets, nibbling on freshly cooked battered fish or sipping a fruit juice as they stroll along. The experience is sure to stimulate all of your 5 senses![About 15 minutes on foot from Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka]
Shinsekai ("New World") / Tsutenkaku Tower
Tsutenkaku Tower is a symbol of Osaka that stands at the heart of the retro "New World" area, a colorful entertainment district that was built in the early 20th century. Here you can feel a sense of nostalgia, and check out some of the eateries frequented by locals too. We recommend you try kushikatsu (skewers of deep-fried meat and vegetables). Furthermore, Tennoji Zoo and Tennoji Park are both located nearby, meaning that there is plenty to see and do. See if you can find the Billiken statue in Tsutenkaku Tower! [About 20 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey Grasmere Osaka]