Port of Osaka (Kyoto)

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Osaka Japan Cruise Port

With a population of over 5 million people, Osaka is the third largest city in Japan, after Tokyo and Yokohama.

The cruise port is located on Tempozan Pier on the Osaka waterfront.

The Tempozan Passenger Terminal has a tourist information centre. It is located near some of the city's top attractions:

  • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (one of the world's largest)
  • Tempozan Ferris Wheel
  • Tempozan Market Place
  • Universal Studios Japan (accessible by shuttle boat in 10 minutes)

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Not available.  Passengers can walk to the city centre in around 20+ minutes.

Public Transit

Subway service is available from the Tempozan Harbor Village metro station. The walk from the port to the station is approximately 5 minutes.  The name of the station is: Osakako Subway Station (C11). A subway map in PDF format is available here for download.

City Tours

The Osaka Wonder Loop bus service operates a circular route with stops at Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building and Dotonbori. The bus runs every 30 minutes and stops at 14 different location. One-day and two-day passes are available.

Kyoto (Osaka) Japan
Kyoto Japan

Visitor Information

Osaka Japan

Top city attractions in Osaka include the following:

  • Dotonbori District
  • Floating Gallery Observatory (panoramic view)
  • Japan Folk Art Museum
  • Liberty Osaka Museum
  • Museum of Oriental Ceramics
  • National Bunratu Theatre
  • National Museum of Art
  • Osaka Castle
  • Osaka Museum of History
  • Shitennoji Temple
  • Spa World
  • Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine
  • Suntory Museum
  • Tempozan Harbour Museum
  • Umeda Sky Building
  • Universal Studios Japan (theme park near the port)

Kyoto Japan

Top city landmarks include many beautiful shrines and temples.

Please visit the Kyoto Visitor's Guide for detailed visitor information.

Map of the Kyoto (Osaka) Cruise Port

View map of the Tempozan - Osaka Cruise Terminal

Japanese Currency

The currency used throughout Japan is the Yen.

Weather in Osaka

The average temperatures by month in Osaka Japan are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 3 9 53
Feb 4 10 68
Mar 7 14 102
April 13 19 93
May 19 24 107
June 22 28 120
July 27 32 117
Aug 28 33 75
Sept 23 29 105
Oct 17 23 96
Nov 11 17 62
Dec 5 12 49

Free Wi-Fi Service

Free Wi-Fi is available in Osaka.

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