We are located ten minutes on foot from Tamatsukuri Station on the Osaka Loop Line, within walking distance of Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) Park. It's only 10 minutes by train to the city’s largest entertainment areas, Shinsaibashi and Namba. U-En’s central location makes it easy to make day trips to Kyoto, Nara, Koyasan, Himeji, the islands of the Inland Sea . . . basically anywhere in the Kansai area!
In the neighborhood just nearby U-En there are countless independent restaurants, shops and bars and several old-fashioned shopping arcades. An uncommonly high number of homes and buildings in the area survived the decimation of World War II, making a walk through the backstreets of Tamatsukuri feel like a trip through a Japanese time machine.
Here’s a breakdown of average times to popular local attractions:
*Namba & Shinsaibashi (Dotonbori) 10 minutes by train
*Osaka (Umeda) station 20 minutes by train
*Central Kyoto 60 minutes by train
*Central Kobe 50 minutes by train
*Kansai International Airport 60 minutes by train (JR Line)
*Osaka Castle 20 minutes on foot
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Guest house U-en Osaka
Osaka-fu, Japan ZIP CODE 540-0005
TEL +81-6-7503-4394 (From overseas)
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Exit through Gate #1 and turn to the right (this is west). You will pass a 7-11 on your right. The 2nd big intersection (2nd stop light) is "KARAHORI-CHO,” which will be written on a sign under the traffic light.
Turn right and walk 20 meters. Take your first left. U-En is the building with ORANGE DOORS and unfinished wood walls. There is a new apartment building with an apartment on its right side.
After you exit
the central gate (NOT the west gate) of JR Tamatsukuri Station, walk by the Yoshinoya (rice bowl restaurant)
on your left and McDonalds on your right. Continue straight out of the station and cross the big street ("Nagahori dori").
Turn left, heading west. Go straight for about 8 minutes. Continue straight at the 1st major intersection.
The 2nd major intersection is "KARAHORI-CHO," which will be written on a sign under the traffic light. Turn right and walk 20 meters.
Take your first left. U-En is the building on the left with ORANGE DOORS and unfinished wood walls. There is a new apartment building on its right side.
*U-En is also accessible from Tanimachi 6 cho-me subway station (Station T24). Please contact us for more information.
#JR Rapid Service Train (60 minutes, 1030 yen)
From JR Kansai Airport Station take a JR Rapid Service train to Tennoji station in Osaka. Change trains to the JR Osaka Loop Line (inbound, heading for Kyobashi). Get off at JR Tamatsukuri Station.
#Bus and Subway (Bus: 55 minutes, 1300 yen / Subway: 7 minutes, 200 yen)
From JR Kansai Airport Station take an Airport Limousine bus to the Kintetsu Uehonmachi bus terminal. Walk to Tanimachi 9 cho-me (Station T25) and ride to Tanimachi 6 cho-me (Station T24). Change trains for the Nagahori- tsurumiryokuchi Line (N18). Get off at Tamatsukuri (Station N19).
#JR Train (60 minutes, 900 yen)
Take an Airport Limousine bus to Osaka Station (25 minutes, 620 yen)
Take the subway from Umeda Station (part of Osaka station) to Tamatsukuri (Station N19).
From Shin Osaka Station (Shinkansen station)
#JR train (25 minutes, 210 yen)
Ride from JR Shin-Osaka Station to JR Loop Line Osaka Station. Switch to the Loop Line and get off at JR Tamatsukuri Station.
#Subway (25 minutes, 270 yen)
Take the subway (Midosuji Line) from Shin-Osaka (Station M13) to Shinsaibashi (Station M19 / N15). Switch to the Nagahori- tsurumiryokuchi Line. Get off at Tamatsukuri (Station N19).