Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Hirakata

Enjoy the temples and other features of Hirakata. Well known for its water park, ice skating and theme park, this scenic city won't disappoint. Osaka Castle and Todaiji Temple are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Hirakata

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hirakata a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland Discovery Center (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Universal Studios Japan® (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Hirakata Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Nishiyama Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • NIFREL (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hirakata

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hirakata. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nara Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Sumiyoshi Park (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Yamadaike Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Akutagawa Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Tanabe Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Daiichigo Tomorogi Ryokuchi Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Hirakata

Fly into Osaka (ITM-Itami), the closest airport, located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kobe (UKB), which is 28.5 mi (45.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Osaka Fujisaka Station, Osaka Hoshigaoka Station and Osaka Miyanosaka Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Hirakata?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 34 vacation rentals near Hirakata. From 23 Houses to 6 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hirakata for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Osaka Hoshigaoka Station: 753 vacation rentals
  • Osaka Kozenji Station: 137 vacation rentals
  • Osaka Hirakata-koen Station: 136 vacation rentals
  • Hirakata-Shuku Kagiya Museum: 763 vacation rentals
  • Okami Shrine: 764 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hirakata 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 Hirakata?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in Hirakata. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hirakata include:

  • Studios: 6 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 26 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Hirakata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.