Have Fun in Osaka! 4 Recommended Yukata Date Spots!
Hello! Kimono Rental Wargo here!
This time we featured some date spots with Japanese atmosphere in Osaka that goes really well with yukata!
Recommended for couples who want to go on a date while wearing yukata!
The first spot is Nakazakicho! A fashionable and retro town area located close to Umeda Station, only one stop by the train!
It’s fun to stroll and feel the atmosphere, and it has many photogenic spots for taking photos for Instagram.
A great spot for those who like to go to vintage shops and traditional house cafes!
You can play for a whole day here because it is full of wonderful cafes, miscellaneous goods stores, and second-hand clothing stores ♪
There are plenty shops that sell lunches and sweets, and other kinds of food.
If you go in a yukata, you will be able to match the nostalgic cityscape and have a more special experience!
Address: Osaka-shi Kita-ku Nakazaki-cho
– 20 minutes on foot from JR Osaka Station
– 18 minutes on foot from Hankyu Umeda Station
– Take the Subway Tanimachi Line and get off at Nakazakicho station, exit 4
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine is a shrine in Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, where the God of learning, Sugawara no Michizane, is enshrined.
It is a popular spot and is called as “Tenma no Tenjin-san” by Osaka citizens ♪
It may be a good idea to pray for success for both of you!
There is the longest shopping street in Japan, “Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street” located near the shrine, where you can enjoy shopping and eating street food on the go!
You can experience Osaka’s delicious and affordable foods!
In particular, the most famous food in Osaka is Takoyaki (octopus grill)!
“Takoyaki Do-raku Wanaka” is a popular takoyaki shop with a history of over 50 years!
In this shop, you can eat exquisite takoyaki that has crispy skin yet will melt in your mouth♪
Another important site near the shrine is “Temma Tenjin Hanjo Tei”, a permanent theater that has rakugo (comic storytelling) performances three times a day in the morning, noon, and evening.
Many young people as well as older people are coming to see the performances.
It is so recommended if you want a slightly different experience♪
Address: Osaka-shi Kita-ku Tenjinbashi 2-1-8
– Subway Tanimachi Line and Sakaisuji Line “Minamimorimachi Station” Exit 4
– JR Tozai Line “Osaka Tenmangu Station” Exit 3
Utsuwa Cafe Yu Osaka Store
Just a short walk from Hankyu Umeda, “Utsuwa Cafe Yu” is a shop produced by the pottery class Yu Kobo.
It’s a unique cafe where you can choose your own pottery cups!
The interior is decorated with antique furniture, giving it a stylish and relaxing atmosphere!
You can also aim for photogenic shots for Instagram♪
The original latte art from the staff is very cute as well!
You can also enjoy the pottery and miscellaneous goods gallery.
Yukata would suit the Japanese and modern spaces so well!
There is also a 1.5 hour class to learn how to make pottery, silver accessories, glass crafts, dyeing and weaving, leather crafts, etc.
You can make a mug, a nameplate, a clock stand or a photo stand together if you participate as a couple, and it will be a wonderful and fun date ♪
Address: Osaka-shi, Kita-ku, Shibata 1-10-3
Nomoto Osaka Umeda Building 1-4F
Access: From Hankyu “Umeda Station” Chayamachi Exit, go to San-ban machi (Lego (R) Store) and turn right to the north
Osaka Water Bus “Aqualiner”
Take a 55-minute course for 1700 yen for adults on the Okawa River on a pleasant route from Osaka Castle Park, Nakanoshima island, Sakuranomiya Park, and some of Osaka’s most iconic buildings and bridges.
You can enjoy a sightseeing cruise boarding from the following piers:
Osaka Castle Pier, Yodoyabashi Pier, Hachiken-ya, OAP Pier, Osaka Castle Pier.
Isn’t it nice to go around in a cruise on your date?
You can see Japan Mint Building, Central Public Hall, and the landmarks such as Osaka Castle, Tenjin Bridge, Tenmanbashi, Ginbashi, etc. ♪
The aqualiner has a glass window on the ceiling, so you can enjoy the scenery really well!
For a limited time there is a night cruise, and you can see the illuminated city at night and the beautiful water surface♪
If you have a romantic night date in Osaka, why don’t you take the aqualiner and spend a romantic cruise trip♪
Platform: Osaka Castle Pier (Osaka Castle, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture 〒540-0002)
Access: Get off at JR Loop Line Osakajokoen Station
Opening hours: 10:00-17:00 (varies depending on the season)
Official website: http://suijo-bus.osaka/guide/aqualiner/
Those were 4 date spots in Osaka that will match with yukata.
Kimono Rental Wargo Osaka Shinsaibashi OPA is really close to Shinsaibashi Station, only 5 minutes walk!
Please use our yukata rental service and enjoy your date in yukata!
- 542-0086 Osaka, Chūō-ku, Nishishinsaibashi, 1-chōme−9−2 Shinsaibashi OPA Kireikan 2nd floor
- Operating Hours: 11:00～19:00 (* Last returning time 18:30)