Area Information

* Travel times are approximate.

Umeda Sky Building / Floating Garden Observatory
  • Address: 39F/40F/Roof, Umeda Sky Building, 1-1 Oyodo-naka, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6440-3855
  • Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (last entry 10:00 p.m.) * Different on special event days
  • Closest stations: JR Osaka Station; Hankyu Railway, Umeda Station; Subway Modosuji Line, Umeda Station
  • http://www.skybldg.co.jp/

Ranked by The Times of London as one of the top 20 buildings in the world. The spectacular 45 meter see-through escalator gives the impression of being suspended in space. It is especially popular among thrill-seeking visitors from overseas.

Recommended route <Time required:20 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 20 min on foot → "Umeda Sky Building"

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
  • Address: 1-1-10, Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6576-5501
  • Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (may differ depending on the season; last entry one hour before closing time)
  • Closest station: Subway Chuo Line, Osakako Station
  • http://www.kaiyukan.com/

This 8-story building houses one of the largest aquariums in the world. Enormous whale sharks and other migratory fish swimming in the main tank are an impressive sight.

Recommended route <Time required:30 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 7 min → "Hommachi Station" → 5 min on foot → "Subway Chuo Line, Hommachi Station, Dest. Cosmosquare" → 10 min → "Osakako Station" → 5 min on foot → "Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan"

Osaka Castle
  • Address: 1-1, Osaka-jo, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6941-3044
  • Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last entry 30 min before closing time)
  • Closest stations: Subway Tanimachi Line / Chuo Line, Tanimachi 4-chome Station; JR / Subway Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line, Morinomiya Station; JR Osakajokoen Station; Keihan Electric Railway, Temmabashi Station
  • http://www.osakacastle.net/

The Osaka Castle and castle tower are surrounded by the vast Osaka Castle Park. There are a total of four stations that can be used for access. The walking distance is about 20 minutes from each station, but it is a pleasant walk inside the park.
However, because of the distance and the fairly steep slope to the tower, wearing comfortable sports shoes or walking shoes is recommended.

Recommended route <Time required:43 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 7 min → "Hommachi Station" → Transfer 10 min → "Subway Tanimachi Line, Hommachi Station, Dest. Ikoma" → 3 min → "Tanimachi 4-chome Station" → Approx. 20 min on foot → "Osaka Castle"

Recommended route <Time required:39 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 2 min → "Umeda Station" → Transfer 4 min → "JR Osaka Loop Line, Osaka Station, Dest. Kyobashi / Tennoji" → 10 min → "Osakajo Koen Station" → Approx. 20 min on foot → "Osaka Castle"

SpaWorld Onsen From Around the World
  • Address: 3-4-24, Ebisu-higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6631-0001
  • Opening hours: open 24 hours
  • Closest station: Subway Midosuji Line, Dobutsuen-mae Station; JR Shin-Imamiya Station
  • http://www.spaworld.co.jp/

A good bath is balm for the soul!
Traveling is of course a lot of fun, but it can also be quite tiring at times.
That's when you should head for this spot to enjoy a relaxing time.
* Please note that persons with tattoos will not be admitted to the facility.

Recommended route <Time required:18 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 15 min → "Dobutsuen-Mae Station" → Very short walk → SpaWorld Onsen From Around the World → 13 min → "Dobutsuen-Mae Station" → 1 min on foot → "SpaWorld Onsen From Around the World"

Kuromon Ichiba Market
  • Address: 2-4-1, Nipponbashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6631-0007
  • Opening hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Closest stations: Kintetsu Railway / Subway Sakaisuji Line / Subway Sennichimae Line, Nippombashi Station
  • http://www.kuromon.com/

The joy of "strolling and eating" is the key to the popularity of this market.
Buying various types of food and sharing them with your fellow travelers at one of the free rest spots is a special delight. Free Wi-Fi is also available. One suggestion is to select your favorite sashimi, pay an extra 300 yen for a bowl with rice, and have the shop combine your choices into a delicious seafood bowl.
It is also a good idea to get the free information paper.

Recommended route <Time required:21 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 11 min → "Namba Station" → Transfer 5 min → "Subway Sennichimae Line, Namba Station, Dest. Minami-Tatsumi" → 1 min → "Nippombashi Station" → 1 min on foot → "Kuromon Ichiba Market"

The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living
  • Address: Housing Information Center Building 8F, 6-4-20, Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6242-1170
  • Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Holidays: Tuesdays (or weekdays following a public holiday), third Monday of each month, and during the New Year period.
  • * From April 2017: Closed on Tuesdays, for changing of displays, and during the New Year period.
  • Closest stations: JR Temmabashi Station; Subway Tanimachi Line / Subway Sakaisuji Line, Tenjimbashisuji 6-chome Station
  • http://konjyakukan.com/

The look of a street in Osaka during the Edo period around 1830 is recreated here in actual size. In addition, there are dioramas that show how the town looked during the Meiji to Showa periods.
Various events changing with the season provide an opportunity to experience activities like tea ceremony, handkerchief dyeing, blind making, column carving, etc. These are also popular with foreign visitors.
Before or after visiting the museum, taking a leisurely stroll through the Tenjimbashisuji shopping street is also recommended.
This is the longest such street in Japan, extending over a distance of seven blocks.

Recommended route <Time required:21 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 2 min → "Umeda Station" → Transfer 4 min → "JR Osaka Loop Line, Osaka Station, Dest. Kyobashi / Tennoji" → 2 min → "Temma Station" → 10 min on foot → "The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living"

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum
  • Address: 8-25 Masumi-cho, Ikeda-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-72-752-3484
  • Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last entry 3:30 p.m.)
  • Holidays: Tuesdays (or weekdays following a public holiday) and during the New Year period.
  • Closest station: Hankyu Takarazuka Line, Ikeda Station
  • http://www.instantramen-museum.jp/

This museum provides a hands-on learning experience designed to be fun for children as well as for adults.
Audio guides in foreign languages are also available. You can listen to the narration of the video presentations ("The Birth of Chicken Ramen" and "CUPNOODLES Drama Theater") in English or Chinese. A returnable deposit of 2,000 yen must be paid when renting an audio guide.
Please inquire at the general reception desk of the museum.
The corner where visitors can create their very own "one of a kind" cup noodle is especially popular.

Recommended route <Time required:34 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 10 min on foot → "Hankyu-Takarazuka Line, Hankyu-Umeda Station, Express, Dest. Takarazuka" → 19 min → "Ikeda Station" → 5 min on foot → "Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum"

Dotonbori
  • Address: 1-4-10, Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: Different for each shop
  • Opening hours: Different for each shop
  • Closest stations: Subway Midosuji Line / Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line, Shinsaibashi Station; Subway Midosuji Line / Sennichimae Line, Namba Station
  • http://www.dotonbori.or.jp/ja/

Typical of Dotonbori, an essential stop on any Osaka itinerary, are the many large signboards all over the place. First and foremost, overlooking the Dotonbori River, there is the "Glico" sign of a runner with wide open arms. Giant figures of a crab, an octopus or a cow are also perfectly suited to the lively energy of the area.
Many of Osaka's most iconic restaurants are nearby, and the shopping is of course excellent.

Recommended route <Time required:27 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 9 min → "Shinsaibashi Station" → 15 min on foot → "Dotonbori"

EXPOCITY (Large multipurpose complex)
  • Address: 2-1, Senribampaku-koen, Suita-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6170-5590 (from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
  • Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 or 9:00 p.m.
    * Later for some establishments
  • Closest station: Osaka Monorail, Bampaku-kinen-koen Station
  • http://www.expocity-mf.com/

EXPOCITY is a large amusement complex located in Osaka Expo '70 Commemorative Park famous for its "Tower of the Sun" sculpture.
The motto of the site is "Play, Learn, and Discover". In this spirit, visitors can enjoy shopping, dining, museums and cultural attractions, as well as a large Ferris wheel and more. There is also an "English Village" designed for learners of the language.

Recommended route <Time required:33 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Senri-chuo" → 18 min <Direct train to Esaka> → "Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway, Senri-chuo Station" → 5 min on foot → "Osaka Monorail, Senri-chuo Station, Dest. Kadoma-shi" → 5 min on foot → "Bampaku-kinen-koen Station" → Approx. 2 min on foot → "EXPOCITY"

Photograph supplied by Osaka Prefectural Office

Expo '70 Commemorative Park (Japanese Garden)
  • Address: Senribampaku-koen, Suita-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6877-7387
  • Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last entry 4:30 p.m.)
  • Holidays: Every Wednesday (Thursday if Wednesday is a public holiday); Open every day from April to Golden Week, and in October and November
  • Closest station: Osaka Monorail, Bampaku-kinen-koen Station
  • http://www.expo70-park.jp/facility/japanese-garden/

The 26-hectare Japanese Garden within the park, 1,300 meters long and 200 meters wide, comprises several ponds and streams. While following the gently flowing water from West to East, one can admire four different garden styles: ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern. The stroll brings to mind the Japanese wabi sabi concept of transience and makes one forget the time.

Recommended route <Time required:50 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Senri-chuo" → 18 min <Direct train to Esaka> → "Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway, Senri-chuo Station" → 5 min on foot → "Osaka Monorail, Senri-chuo Station, Dest. Kadoma-shi" → 5 min → "Bampaku-kinen-koen Station" → Approx. 20 min on foot → "Expo '70 Commemorative Park (Japanese Garden)"
* To get to the Natural and Cultural Gardens, get off at Bampaku-kinen-koen Station and walk for about 5 min.
* To get to the Japanese Garden, get off at Koen-higashiguchi Station and walk for about 15 min.

Tsutenkaku®
  • Address: 1-18-6, Ebisu-higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6641-9555
  • Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (7 days a week)
  • Holidays: Open all year round
  • Closest station: Subway Midosuji Line, Dobutsuen-mae Station
  • http://www.tsutenkaku.co.jp/

Tsutenkaku® tower is a landmark that denotes the "Shinsekai" area of Osaka,
which has been known since long ago as a working class neighborhood and has recently gained renewed attention for its "retro" feel. Nowadays one will also encounter many foreign visitors there. Its lively main street has a bit of a theme park look, but the back alleys still retain their old-fashioned ambiance with many small restaurants and entertainment venues.

Recommended route <Time required:26 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 16 min → "Dobutsuen-Mae Station" → 7 min on foot → "Tsutenkaku"

Abeno Harukas
  • Address: Abeno Harukas, 1-1-43, Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: Different for each establishment
  • Opening hours: Different for each establishment
  • Closest stations: JR Tennoji Station; Subway Midosuji Line, Tennoji Station; Kintetsu Minami Osaka Line, Osaka Abenobashi Station
  • http://www.abenoharukas-300.jp/

At 300 meters, Abeno Harukas is Japan's tallest skyscraper.
The "Harukas 300" Observatory occupying the top three floors (58F, 59F, 60F) offers expansive views stretching as far as Kyoto, the Rokko mountains, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, and Awaji Island in good weather.
The building also has many shops, some with limited-edition products available only here, as well as many gourmet restaurants. One can easily spend the entire day.

Recommended route <Time required:22 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 19 min → "Tennoji Station" → Very short walk → "Abeno Harukas"

RINKU PREMIUM OUTLETS®
  • Address: 3-28, Rinku Ourai Minami, Izumisano-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-72-458-4600
  • Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. * May differ depending on the season
  • Holidays: One day per year (third Thursday in February)
  • Closest stations: JR / Nankai Electric Railway, Rinku Town Station
  • http://www.premiumoutlets.co.jp/rinku/

This outlet mall is situated across the water from Kansai International Airport.
Its resort-style design is inspired by the historic port town of Charleston in the U.S. Among outlet malls located close to railway stations, it is one of the largest in Japan. Some 210 brands from Japan and overseas are vying for the attention of customers.

Recommended route <Time required:72 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 11 min → "Namba Station" → Transfer 15 min → "Nankai Main Line, Nankai-Namba Station, Dest. Kansai International Airport" → 37 min <Direct train to Izumisano> → "Rinku-Town Station" → 6 min on foot → "RINKU PREMIUM OUTLETS ®"

GRAND FRONT OSAKA
  • Address: 4-1 (Umekita Plaza), 4-20 (South Building), and 3-1 (North Building), Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6372-6300
  • Opening hours: Different for each shop
  • Holidays: One day per year (third Thursday in February)
  • Closest stations: JR Osaka Station; Hankyu Railway / Hanshin Electric Railway / Subway Midosuji Line, Umeda Station
  • http://www.grandfront-osaka.jp/

Umekita Plaza in front of the station with about 10,000 square meters, along with a terrace garden of over 10,000 square meters on the 9th floor feature vast spaces of greenery and water for strolling and relaxing. The latest multipurpose complex in Osaka, while still offering great shopping, makes it hard to believe that one is in the center of a city.

Recommended route <Time required:15 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 15 min on foot → "GRAND FRONT OSAKA"

Japan Mint (Cherry Blossom Walk-Through)
  • Address: 1-1-79, Tenma, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel (for Mint Tour): +81-6-6351-6150
    (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) (Japanese only)
  • Tel (for Cherry Blossom Viewing): +81-50-5548-8686
    (in season only, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.)
  • Opening hours / Mint Tour starting time: 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
  • Cherry Blossom Walk-Through: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (on Sat and Sun from 9:00 a.m.; planned times)
  • Closest stations: JR Sakuranomiya Station; JR / Keihan Electric Railway / Subway Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line, Kyobashi Station; JR Osakatemmangu Station; Keihan Electric Railway / Subway Tanimachi Line, Temmabashi Station; Subway Tanimachi Line / Subway Sakaisuji Line, Minami-morimachi Station
  • http://www.mint.go.jp/enjoy/plant-osaka/plant_visit_honkyoku01.html

Tours of Japan Mint in Osaka have proven unexpectedly popular with tourists from overseas. There is no need to reserve, but you should inquire beforehand whether tours are availableon the day that you intend to visit. (On the days of the Cherry Blossom Walk-Through and the preceding day, no Japan Mint tours are conducted.)
When the cherry trees are in bloom around the middle of April, the grounds of Japan Mint are opened for a week, permitting visitors to stroll along a path for some 560 meters along the old Yodogawa River.
This tradition began in the Meiji 16th well over 100 years ago.
(The actual days for the current year are announced in the middle of March.)

Recommended route <Time required:36 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 2 min → "Umeda Station" → Transfer 5 min → "JR Osaka Loop Line, Osaka Station, Dest. Tennoji" → 7 min → "Kyobashi Station" → Approx. 15 min on foot → "Japan Mint (Cherry Blossom Walk-Through)"

Nakanoshima (Osaka City Central Public Hall)
  • Address: 1-1-27, Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6208-2002
  • Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Holidays: the 4th Tuesday of each month (or weekdays following a public holiday)
  • Closest station: Subway Midosuji Line, Yodoyabashi Station
  • http://osaka-chuokokaido.jp/

The Nakanoshima area has many points of interest, including museums, old-style buildings and pathways for a leisurely riverside stroll.
Not to be missed is the Osaka City Central Public Hall which will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary. It has been designated as a cultural asset of national importance. In the basement of the building, there are exhibition rooms, shops, and restaurants.

Recommended route <Time required:13 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 5 min → "Yodoyabashi Station" → Approx. 5 min on foot → "Nakanoshima (Osaka City Central Public Hall)"

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Osaka Takoyaki Museum©
  • Address: 6-2-61, Shimaya, Konohana-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-6-6464-3080
  • Opening hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Closest station: JR Universal City Station
  • http://ucw.jp/otm/

Five of Osaka's most famous takoyaki shops are assembled at this museum dedicated to the local specialty (fried octopus dumplings). Each shop has a distinct character ranging from traditional style to bold new creations. This allows visitors to explore and find their own favorite.

Recommended route <Time required:21 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 2 min → "Umeda Station" → Transfer 5 min → "JR Osaka Loop Line, Yumesaki Line, Osaka Station, Direct train via Nishikujo" → 11 min → "Universal-City Station" → Very short walk → "Osaka Takoyaki Museum"

Suntory Kyoto Brewery
  • Address: 3-1-1, Choshi, Nagaokakyo-shi, Kyoto
  • Tel: +81-180-997-750
  • Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Holidays: New Year period, factory closed days (irregular)
  • Closest stations: JR Nagaoka Station; Hankyu Railway, Nishiyama Tennozan Station
  • http://suntory.jp/KYOTO-B/

On a free guided tour of the factory, visitors will learn about the process of beer production.
And after the tour, they can enjoy a refreshing glass of beer. The opportunity to see the impressive vats and other equipment up close, as well as the beer tasting are well worth a visit.
There is also a factory shop that is highly recommended for beer aficionados.
Reservation required 
Please note that priority is given to visitors with a reservation. If arriving without a reservation, it may not be possible to join a tour. Be sure to make a reservation to avoid disappointment.
Earphone guides (English / Korean) 
Earphone guides for the brewery tour are available. Please request one by telephone prior to your visit. Because the number of earphone guides is limited, it may not be possible to provide one in all cases.

Recommended route <Time required:53 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 2 min → "Umeda Station" → Transfer 5 min → "JR Kyoto Line, Osaka Station, Dest. Kyoto" → 35 min → "Nagaokakyo Station" → "Nagaokakyo Station, Shuttle Bus from West Exit Bus Terminal, Bus Stop No. 1" → 8 min → "Suntory Kyoto Brewery"

Suntory Yamazaki Distillery Tour
  • Address: 5-2-1, Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun, Osaka
  • Tel: +81-75-962-1423 (from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except on company holidays)
  • Opening hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (last entry 4:30 p.m.)
  • Holidays: New Year period, factory closed days (irregular)
  • Closest stations: JR Yamazaki Station; Hankyu Railway, Oyamazaki Station
  • http://suntory.jp/YAMAZAKI_D/

The (paid) tour of the Yamazaki Distillery is really popular, as participants get to experience first-hand the dedicated craftsmanship that produces a variety of distinctive single malt whiskies. They also are able to taste the unblended whisky (not for sale) that makes up Yamazaki Single Malt Whisky, providing a wonderful introduction to the world of whisky.
Reservation required 
Please note that priority is given to visitors with a reservation.
If arriving without a reservation, it may not be possible to enter the facility. Be sure to make a reservation to avoid disappointment.
Earphone guides (English / Korean) 
Earphone guides for the distillery tour are available. Please request one by telephone prior to your visit. Because the number of earphone guides is limited, it may not be possible to provide one in all cases.

Recommended route <Time required:54 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 2 min → "Umeda Station" → Transfer 5 min → "JR Kyoto Line, Osaka Station, Dest. Kyoto" → 34 min → "Yamazaki Station" → 10 min on foot → "Suntory Yamazaki Distillery"

HAKUTSURU Sake Brewery Museum
  • Address: 4-5-5, Sumiyoshiminami-machi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo
  • Tel: +81-78-822-8907
  • Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (last entry 4:00 p.m., Reservation required for groups)
  • Holidays: O-bon period, New Year period
  • Closest station: Hanshin Electric Railway, Sumiyoshi Station
  • Entry fees: free
  • http://www.hakutsuru.co.jp/community/shiryo/

This museum is housed in an old sake brewhouse dating from the early Taisho period (around 1915). It displays various sake production implements and gives insight into the traditional process of sake making that has been carried down through the ages.
There is Wi-Fi throughout, and a shop with duty-free articles is also on site.

Recommended route <Time required:62 min>

"Hearton Hotel Kitaumeda"→ 3 min on foot → "Subway Midosuji Line, Nakatsu Station, Dest. Tennoji / Nakamozu" → 2 min → "Umeda Station" → Transfer 13 min → "Hanshin Electric Railway, Hanshin-Umeda Station, Express, Dest. Nishinomiya" → 21 min → "Nishinomiya Station" → Transfer 7 min → "Hanshin Electric Railway, Nishinomiya Station, Dest. Kosoku-Kobe" → 12 min → "Sumiyoshi Station" → 5 min on foot → "HAKUTSURU Sake Brewery Museum"

FAQ

Can I extend my check-out time?
In principle, check-out is by 12:00 noon, but extending the check-out time to 3:00 p.m. is possible at a fee. The extension fee depends on the room. Please contact the front desk for details.
When checking out later than 3:00 p.m., the fee for one night's stay will apply.
Can I have the hotel call me a taxi?
Yes, we'll call you a taxi.
Please inquire at the front desk.
Are there any convenience stores near the hotel?
Yes, there are convenience stores in the vicinity of the hotel.
Please inquire at the front desk.