Start at Tenma Station on the Osaka Loop Line
Walk a few steps to enter Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street
Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street
Claiming to be the longest shopping street in Japan, the covered Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street stretches more than two kilometers, and contains a variety of shops frequented by locals. Through this the area maintains an old-fashioned neighborhood charm.
Walk from the southern end of Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street to Osaka Castle's Kyobashi-guchi entrance
The vast park around Osaka Castle contains lots of green space and impressive fortifications and moats. The castle keep is a reconstruction from the 1930s and contains a museum and observation deck.
Walk from Osaka Castle to Tanimachi Yonchome Station
Take the Tanimachi Subway Line from Tanimachi Yonchome Station to Tennoji Station
Japan's tallest skyscraper boasts the Harukas 300 observation deck on floors 58 to 60. From here visitors are afforded great views of the city and many of its sites. In addition, the building also houses a large department store, an art museum and a hotel.
Take Midosuji Subway Line from Tennoji Station to Namba Station
A modern Japanese inn in Dotombori. the center of Osaka. 2 subway stations nearby. Close to many shops and Osaka Castle.