Kyoto (Osaka)

Japan

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Cruises To Osaka

Visit the breathtaking temples and shrines of Japan's old imperial capital, Kyoto, or explore ancient Nara, the cradle of Japanese arts, literature and crafts, with its magnificent shrines and temples that predate Kyoto's. Stroll through Nara Park, famed for its deer and impressive Kasuga Grand Shrine. Then travel on to Osaka and its famed castle.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Osaka (Tempozan Wharf-3 1-chome, Kaigan-dori, Minato-ku, Osaka) Your ship will dock at this port.
  • Time Zone
    JST (Japan Standard Time) UTC/GMT + 9 hours
  • Language
    Japanese is the official language.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Local currency is the Japanes Yen (JPY)
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised shore excursions.
    • Famous For
      You probably associate this city with its luscious beef of the same name, but this is just the beginning of the cuisine and culture of Kobe, a thriving international metropolitan city.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Kobe's Nada District is Japan's top sake (rice wine) producing region, offering of a number of sake breweries. So go and explore, learn the process and taste a sample.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Osaka is known for Gyoza, Ramen noodles and Kobe beef. For something very local, try Matsuzaka beef (a well-kept secret).

Featured Osaka CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Nagoya, Japan

12-Day Japan Round-trip Tokyo: Osaka & Busan

Enjoy more time to explore during an overnight in Osaka. | Experience a new port nearly every day of your cruise.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Tokyo (Japan);
Mount Fuji (Shimizu) (Japan); Kochi (Japan); Beppu (Japan); Busan (South Korea); Nagasaki (Japan); Hiroshima (Japan); Kyoto (Osaka) (Japan); Nagoya (Japan);
DISEMBARK Tokyo (Japan);
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Osaka, Japan

12-Day Asia from Tokyo to Tokyo: Osaka, Sapporo, Busan & Hakodate

See more during an overnight stay in Osaka. | Explore a new port nearly every day of your cruise.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Tokyo (Yokohama) (Japan);
Hakodate (Japan); Sapporo (Otaru) (Japan); Kanazawa (Japan); Busan (South Korea); Sasebo (Japan); Kagoshima (Japan); Kyoto (Osaka) (Japan); Mount Fuji (Shimizu) (Japan);
DISEMBARK Tokyo (Japan);
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Sasebo, Japan

10-Day Asia from Tokyo: Osaka, Nagoya, Busan & Beppu

Enjoy more time to explore with an overnight in Osaka. | Discover all the renovated Norwegian Sun offers on board.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Tokyo (Yokohama) (Japan);
Beppu (Japan); Busan (South Korea); Sasebo (Japan); Miyazaki (Aburatsu) (Japan); Kyoto (Osaka) (Japan); Nagoya (Japan); Mount Fuji (Shimizu) (Japan);
DISEMBARK Tokyo (Japan);
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