Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Chuo

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Chuo. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and aquarium. Take in top local attractions like Osaka Castle and Osaka Museum of History. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Chuo

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Chuo a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland Discovery Center (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Universal Studios Japan® (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Big Bang (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Kids Plaza Osaka (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Umeda Joypolis Sega Fun Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chuo

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Chuo is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sumiyoshi Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Nishinomaru Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Nakanoshima Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Amerika-Mura Triangle Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Osaka Castle Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Utsubo Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Chuo

The nearest airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Kobe (UKB), which is 16.3 mi (26.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Osaka Kitntetsu-Nipponbashi Station or Osaka Namba Station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Chuo by catching a ride on the metro at Tanimachi4-chome Station, Tanimachi6-chome Station or Matsuyamachi Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Chuo Ward?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 321 vacation rentals near Chuo Ward. From 29 Houses to 271 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chuo Ward for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Chuo Ward?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Chuo Ward:

  • Higashinari Ward: 86 vacation rentals
  • Minami: 431 vacation rentals
  • Dotonbori: 200 vacation rentals
  • Namba: 338 vacation rentals
  • Shinimazato: 34 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Chuo Ward?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Chuo Ward. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Osaka Castle Park: 746 vacation rentals
  • Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine: 746 vacation rentals
  • Nishinomaru Garden: 748 vacation rentals
  • Osaka Castle Museum: 744 vacation rentals
  • Osaka Museum of History: 745 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chuo Ward listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chuo Ward?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 29 Houses in Chuo Ward. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chuo Ward include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 271 rentals available
  • Studios: 264 rentals available
  • Hotels: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Chuo Ward?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 281 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Chuo Ward. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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