Hotel and Dormitory Enisia Namba in Dotonbori, Osaka

SIGHTSEEING

OSAKA CITY

OSAKA CITY
Dotonbori
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Dotonbori

Our hotel is located right in the middle of Dotonbori, which is the largest entertainment district in Minami, sometimes called the "face" of Osaka. Here you can find a collection of all of Osaka's most famous foods, such as takoyaki, okonomiyaki, blowfish, and many others.

0 minute from hostel

Osaka Castle
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Osaka Castle

Certified as a one of Japan's "Three Great Castles," Osaka Castle was built in the 1500s, during the Sengoku period. The castle is it up at night, and floats in the center of modern Osaka as if it's from another dimension. It's simply incredible.

20 minute from hostel

Tsutenkaku Tower
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Tsutenkaku Tower

As a landmark of Osaka's Shitamachi, Tsutenkaku Tower stands alongside Tokyo Tower and Sky Tree as one of Japan's most famous towers. In the surrounding area, you can enjoy the atmosphere and rich old culture of Osaka's Shitamachi as it was in the old days.

15 minute from hostel

Universal Studios Japan
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Universal Studios Japan

Among the Universal Studios theme parks in three countries around the world, this is the largest in Asia. Just like the original in the USA, everyone from children to adults feels the excitement of the world of Hollywood movies.

30 minute from hostel

Spa World
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Spa World

With hot springs, a pool, massage salon, and more, you can enjoy beauty and health 24 hours a day at Japan's biggest leisure facility. The two European and Asian style hot springs allow you to totally relax your body and mind in true Osaka style.

15 minute from hostel

Umeda Sky Building
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Umeda Sky Building

This is a landmark tower in Umeda, Osaka's biggest district. The Kuchu Teien Observatory is getting a lot of attention as a new sightseeing spot for its view of the Osaka sunset. You can also see all of Osaka from 106 meters up, from the nearby HEP FIVE Ferris Wheel.

20 minute from hostel

Kaiyukan Aquarium
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Kaiyukan Aquarium

This aquarium is a reproduction of the Pacific Rim in an enormous tank. It shines as one of the top 5 aquariums in the world and is one of the biggest, as well. The whale shark swimming in a huge indoor aquarium is a must see if you come to Osaka.

25 minute from hostel

Kuromon Ichiba Market
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Kuromon Ichiba Market

This lively fresh food market is well known as Osaka's kitchen that never sleeps. You can walk around sampling the same fresh fish as the local chefs buy as you listen to the shop keepers enthusiastically shouting to draw in customers . You can also find blowfish, one of Osaka's specialties, here.

15 minute from hostel

NEIGHBORING PREF

NEIGHBORING PREF
Todai-ji Temple
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Todai-ji Temple

NARA

Todai-ji, built in the 700s and certified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998, is known "The Buddah of Nara." Appointed head temple by Emperor Shomu, Todai-ji has greatly influenced Japanese culture.

60 minute from hostel

Nara Park
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Nara Park

NARA

A large number of deer walk freely around the 660 hectare premises of this park. Todai-ji and Kofuku-ji are also within Nara Park, making this a popular sightseeing spot. It was voted one of the top 100 cherry blossom viewing sites, and you can also enjoy the scenery of the four seasons.

60 minute from hostel

Kinkaku-ji Temple
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Kinkaku-ji Temple

KYOTO

Built in the 1200s and certified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, Kinkaku-ji is completely covered in gold. This gorgeous temple is visited by crowds of tourists and school children everyday, and is a perfect representation of Kyoto.

60 minute from hostel

Fushimi Inari Shrine
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Fushimi Inari Shrine

KYOTO

This is the head Inari Shrine in Japan, where foxes are regarded as gods. More than 10,000 torii gates line the road that connects our world to the world of the dead. This is also famous as the location where "Sayuri," the Hollywood movie about a geisha, was shot.

60 minute from hostel

Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple

KYOTO

This national treasure was constructed in the 700s. When you mention Kyoto, many people think of Kiyomizu-dera, as it is a representative temple of Japan and is a treasure of the Japanese people. Due to the unique feel during each of the four seasons, some people visit many times a year.

60 minute from hostel

Ise Shrine
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Ise Shrine

ISE / SHIMA

Built about 2000 years ago, this is the chief Shinto shrine in Japan. The Prime Minister makes yearly visits to pray, and nearly all Japanese people hope to go at least once in their lifetime, as Ise Shrine is the most sacred shrine in Japan. The site of the 42nd G7 Summit is also nearby.

120 minute from hostel

Miyajima
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Miyajima

HIROSHIMA

Selected as one of Japan's top three scenic spots, Miyajima is famous for the torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine which appears to float on the ocean. You'll find many shops on the island, and you can try Hiroshima's famous oysters. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, the Atomic Bomb Dome, and Heiwa Peace Park are also nearby Miyajima.

120 minute from hostel

Kobe
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Kobe

KOBE

Like Yokohama, Kobe represents Japan as a port city full of exotic atmosphere. With everything from sightseeing spots such as Kitano Ijinkan and the nighttime view from Mt. Rokko, to the delicious cuisine of Chinatown and Kobe beef, to department stores and outlet malls for shopping, Kobe has it all.

30 minute from hostel