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  • On foot in Osaka

    Please enjoy these attractions near Swissôtel Nankai Osaka. These sights are within a brisk walk of your hotel. They will add joy and discovery to your journey.

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  • Swissôtel Nankai Osaka



    Start your Vitality Walk at the front door of your home in Osaka. You're perfectly located just a few minutes from many cultural sites as well as downtown.

  • Hozenji Yokocho



    This narrow alley has a long history. Originally part of a temple, in the Edo Period teahouses and markets began to open. Now popular for entertainment. 9 min.

  • Shinsaibashi Street



    Famous as the city's major shopping street, much of Shinsaibashi is covered to protect it from the elements. It is a hub for youth culture. 15 min.

  • Ikukunitama Shrine


    Outdoors & Recreation

    Though the current shrine was reconstructed following the war, it is still considered one of Japan's oldest Shinto and is home to many festivals. 21 min.

  • Sanadayama Park


    Outdoors & Recreation

    Sanadayamsa Park offers many sporting facilities, including ice skating, swimming pools, tennis courts, and more. 41 min.

  • Utsubo Park


    Outdoors & Recreation

    In the shape of a runway because of its heritage as an American military base, this oasis park holds a tennis center and a busy wholesale fish market. 37 min.

  • Osaka Water Bus - Yodoyabashi Pier



    Osaka is the "Water City" due to its rivers and inland sea. These made the city a major transportation hub, which is beautifully viewed by boat cruise. 42 min

  • Nakanoshima Park



    Founded in 1891, Nakanoshima was the first public park in Osaka. In addition to its gardens, it holds public buildings like Central Public Hall. 47 min.

  • Osaka Museum of History


    History Museum

    This spectacular museum tells Osaka's history from the beginning, when it was Japan's original capital. Large models bring history to life. 46 min.

  • Osaka Castle Park



    Host to one of Japan's most famous castles, this magnificent park is rich with Imperial history. Today it also offers athletic fields blossoming trees. 50 min.

  • Pürovel Spa & Sport

    Located on the 11th floor of Swissotel Nankai Osaka, Purovel Spa & Sport offers complete health, spa, and fitness facilities, including a fully equipped gym, an exercise studio as well indoor swimming pool. Indulge yourself, relax and enjoy in this private and luxurious retreat.

  • Make Your Own Vitality Guide

    Your hosts at Swissôtel have compiled this collection of local attractions. We'd love to get your feedback. Did you visit these places? Any recommendations? Do you prefer others? Please consider creating your own guide. We'd be delighted to share it in the Swissôtel Vitality Guide Collections. VitalityGuides@gmail.com

  • Tips for directions

    For directions, click on the folded map icon in the lower left of each destination. Type or copy "Swissotel Osaka" for the starting point, then click the "walking man" icon for options. Please ask hotel concierge for recommendations. Minutes listed in posts are approximate walking time direct from Swissôtel.

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