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Things to do in Chuo Ward

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Garden
“It is called Oasis of the downtown area. And also there are some opened-cafe on the waterside. Around Nakanoshima, there are many administration, museum, commercial facilities.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Nature
“A well-known bridge in Osaka, commonly called the "Lion Bridge." It is noted for its classical lampposts. It also features grand stone steps leading to Nakanoshima Park.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Transportation
“A railway station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line and the Keihan Railway Keihan Main Line.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A new commercial complex, located on the site where Aijitsu Elementary School stood through its long history, houses various shops and restaurants that support the lifestyle of working adults.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
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“NORTH SHORE café & Dining is located in river side, Kitahama area, Osaka. You can take a lot of vegetable plate, sandwiches, pancakes and smoothes… etc.There are some terrace seats,too. It's so refreshing to eat outside on sunny day. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Collection of high-quality stores in the historical neighborhood of Kitasemba.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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““Take a coffee break by the water! Sip quality Joe on the terrace at this riverside cafe that stands out like a sore thumb amongst office blocks. You won't be able to miss it - or its inviting aromas.””
  • 1 local recommends
Sublocality Level 4
“An old establishment that sells traditional Japanese sweets. The popular "Shikino kokoro" is a sweet bean jelly made of finest red bean.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“"Osaka Suijo Bus" Approx. 60-minute strolling on water in the urban area from Osaka Castle to Nakanoshima. Excursions from 4 piers at intervals of one hour.”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
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“A new commercial complex, located on the site where Aijitsu Elementary School stood through its long history, houses various shops and restaurants that support the lifestyle of working adults.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“The sexiest English Tea House in Osaka. Stop here after a walk through the park for their gorgeous afternoon tea set. Recommended for ladies and gentlemen who love a cultured and refined break.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“With comfortable seating, wooden decor, and the aroma of fresh coffee in the air, Brooklyn Roasting Company gives a relaxed ambience. Distantly related to the shop of the same name in New York City, this cafe serves drip coffee and uses different types of coffee beans every day. When the weather is nice, the outdoor terrace is opened, providing a fantastic view of the river.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“ On Tuesday 11:30-14:00 18:00-12:00 Wednesday (Constitution Day) 11:30-14:00 18:00-12:00 Possibility of changing the time Thursday (Green day) 11:30-14:00 18:00-12:00 Possibility of changing the time Friday (Children's day) 18:00-12:00 Possibility of changing the time Saturday 18:00-12:00 Sunday Closed on Mondays Monday 18:00-12:00”
  • 1 local recommends
Place to shop
“An old establishment that sells traditional Japanese sweets. The popular "Shikino kokoro" is a sweet bean jelly made of finest red bean.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“ On Tuesday 11:30-14:00 18:00-12:00 Wednesday (Constitution Day) 11:30-14:00 18:00-12:00 Possibility of changing the time Thursday (Green day) 11:30-14:00 18:00-12:00 Possibility of changing the time Friday (Children's day) 18:00-12:00 Possibility of changing the time Saturday 18:00-12:00 Sunday Closed on Mondays Monday 18:00-12:00”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“It is in Nakanoshima Park "Garb weeks" The best location in the waterside. Rose and the river is most beautiful!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“たこ焼きの元祖と言われる(ラヂオ焼き)肉やこんにゃくが入ってたこ焼きが有ります。ちなみに漫画「美味しんぼ」にも掲載されたことでも有名 平均予算1000円 営業時間平日・土日祝 10:00 - 22:00 最寄り駅南海 難波 徒歩5分 ”
  • 1 local recommends

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