・From Kyobashi Station on the JR Osaka Loop line, take the West Exit and walk along the connecting passage towards the Osaka Business Park (5 mins).
SUBWAY Nagahori Tsurumi-Ryokuchi Line
・From Osaka Business Park Station on the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line, take Exit 4 from where it is a 3 minute walk.
- PRIVATE RAILWAY
・From Kyobashi Station on the Keihan Line, take the Katamachi Exit and walk along the connecting passage towards the Osaka Business Park (5 mins).
From the airport
- From Kansai International Airport
・30 minutes to Shinimamiya Station on the Nankai Limited Express Rapi:t train. At Shinimamiya Station change to the JR Osaka Loop Line and get off at Kyobashi Station from where it is a 5 minute walk.
・Take the JR Airport Express to Tennoji Station (50 mins). At Tennoji Station change to the JR Osaka Loop Line and get off at Kyobashi Station from where it is a 5 minute walk.
- From Itami Airport
・Take the limousine bus to Osaka Station (25 mins). At Osaka Station change to the JR Osaka Loop Line and get off at Kyobashi Station from where it is a 5 minute walk.
- Come off the Hanshin Expressway Higashi-Osaka Line at Houenzaka Exit and continue straight, then turn left towards Osaka Business Park at Morinomiya Station Intersection.
- Come off the Hanshin Expressway Higashi-Osaka Line at Morinomiya Exit and turn right at Houenzaka Intersection. At the next intersection (Babacho) turn right again, and then turn left towards Osaka Business Park at Morinomiya Station Intersection.
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 25 minutes by walk from Hotel Monterey La Soeur 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 La Soeur 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 30 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey La Soeur 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 30 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey La Soeur 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 20 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Osaka]
Umeda Sky Building / Floating Garden Observatory
The Floating Garden Observatory offers a panoramic 360-degree view of the city of Osaka, taking in the Akashi Kaikyo Suspension Bridge as well as Mount Rokko in the distance. It is especially recommended to visit as dusk turns to nightfall, and the scene offers a romantic alternative to the bustling cityscape below. [About 30 minutes by train from Hotel Monterey La Soeur Osaka]