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Yao overview

Yao is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and parks, and known for its historical sites and monuments. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for walking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Osaka Science Museum and Osaka Museum of History. Osaka Castle and Osaka Takoyaki Museum are popular places to visit. A family-friendly area, Yao also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Yao

Yao offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 555 hotels in the Yao area and you can shop as many as 121 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 70 2-star hotels with an average price of $16 per night
  • • 330 3-star hotels with an average price of $40 per night
  • • 107 4-star hotels with an average price of $58 per night
  • • 10 5-star hotels with an average price of $128 per night

How to get to Yao

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from downtown Yao. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away. Yaominami Station is the closest metro station.

Train stations include:
  • • Yao Takayasu Station
  • • Yao Kawachi-Yamamoto Station
  • • Kintetsu Yao Station

What to see around Yao

Museums and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Shiba Ryotaro Memorial Museum
  • • Museum of Natural History
  • • Osaka Shinkabukiza Theater
  • • Osaka City Museum of Fine Art
  • • Osaka International Peace Center
If you're interested in historical sites or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Sanko Shrine
  • • Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine
  • • Tsutenkaku Tower
  • • Horyu-ji Temple
  • • Osaka Castle
It's recognized for its parks, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Kyuhoji Ryokuchi Park
  • • Shigisan Nodokamura Farm
  • • Momogaike Park
  • • Nagai Botanical Gardens
  • • Oizumi Ryokuchi Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Q's Mall
  • • Mitsui Outlet Park Osaka Tsurumi
  • • Kuromon Ichiba Mall
  • • Namba Parks
  • • Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Osaka Science Museum
  • • Osaka Takoyaki Museum
  • • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
  • • Todaiji Temple
  • • Shitennoji Temple

When to visit Yao

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: 9.3 inches
  • • April-June: 17.9 inches
  • • July-September: 20.8 inches
  • • October-December: 14.1 inches