Script section containing code for Liveperson Chat Solution

This is our website for:

Osaka (Kansai) Japan

Content supplied by Lonely Planet

Fast Facts

  • The population of Osaka is 2.66 million

  • The Great Kanto Earthquake caused a mass migration to Osaka between 1920 and 1930, and the city became Japan's largest city in 1930 with 2.4 million people, outnumbering even Tokyo

  • The sister ports to Osaka are San Francisco, Melbourne, Le Havre, France, Shanghai, Valparaíso, Kanpur, Busan and Ho Chi Minh City

  • The phrase kuidaore (eat ’til you drop) was coined to describe Osakans’ love for good food

Lonely Planet has supplied content for Jetstar. All Lonely Planet content is independently reviewed and reflects their editorial independence and impartiality.

Close
loading