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Chuo overview

Chuo is a friendly locale distinct for its rich culture and historical sites, and known for its castle and aquarium. You're sure to appreciate the ample bar and café options. Families will find plenty of fun at Legoland Discovery Center and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Popular attractions like Osaka Castle and Osaka Science Museum are sure to leave an impression. Whatever you're into, Chuo has something for you.

Where to stay in Chuo

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

How to get to Chuo

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 8.7 mi (14 km) from downtown Chuo. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 16.3 mi (26.3 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Osaka Kitntetsu-Nipponbashi Station
  • • Osaka Namba Station
Metro stations include:
  • • Tanimachi4-chome Station
  • • Tanimachi6-chome Station
  • • Matsuyamachi Station

What to see around Chuo

Known for its aquarium, the area's attractions include:
  • • Nishinomaru Garden
  • • Kids Plaza Osaka
  • • Umeda Joypolis Sega Fun Park
  • • Tempozan Harbor Village Ferris Wheel
  • • Tennoji Zoo
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Yamamoto Nohgakudo Hall
  • • Osaka Museum of History
  • • Osaka Kigyoka Museum
  • • Yuki Museum
  • • Osaka Castle Museum
If you're interested in castles or historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Tekijuku
  • • Hozen ji Temple
  • • Bank of Japan Osaka Branch Old Building
  • • Senpukan
  • • Shitennoji Temple
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade
  • • America Village
  • • Kuromon Ichiba Mall
  • • Hozenji-Yokocho Alley
  • • Namba Walk Shopping Mall
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Osaka Castle
  • • Osaka Science Museum
  • • Legoland Discovery Center
  • • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
  • • Mint Museum

When to visit Chuo

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

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