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Minato overview

Popular attractions in Minato include Legoland Discovery Center and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. While here, check out other local sights like Sanja Shrine and Tempozan Park. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Minato.

Where to stay in Minato

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Minato has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Minato with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Minato hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Minato hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Minato

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from downtown Minato. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 12.5 mi (20.1 km) away.

Metro stations include:
  • • Asashiobashi Station
  • • Bentencho Station
  • • Osakako Station

What to see around Minato

Known for its aquarium and amusement park, the area offers the following attractions:
  • Universal Studios Japan®
  • • Legoland Discovery Center
  • • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
  • • Spa World
  • • Tennoji Zoo
Its parks and mountain views offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Tempozan Park
  • • Mount Tempozan
  • • Amerika-Mura Triangle Park
  • • Utsubo Park
  • • Maishima Sports Island
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • Universal CityWalk® Osaka
  • • Osaka Takoyaki Museum
  • • Tempozan Market Place
  • • Aeon Mall Osaka Domecity
  • • Osaka Central Wholesale Market
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Osaka Science Museum
  • • Osaka Castle
  • • Osaka Maritime Museum
  • • Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade
  • • Tsutenkaku Tower

When to visit Minato

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 60°F day, 30°F night
  • April-June: 82°F day, 43°F night
  • July-September: 89°F day, 62°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 33°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.37 inches
  • April-June: 17.91 inches
  • July-September: 20.79 inches
  • October-December: 14.13 inches