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Address: 3-4-24 Ebisu-higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0002, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6631-0001
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1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Drawing on natural spring water, Osaka's Spa World is one of the largest...
Drawing on natural spring water, Osaka's Spa World is one of the largest hot spring complexes in the world, featuring themed rooms modeled after spas around the world and a water theme park on the roof.
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If you are a foreigner like me, this kind of place will facinate you. There's a women only section and men's only section. You have to strip naked to go into the spa area and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We went in summer time and have to queue for an hour to enter it. When we reached the the 8/F for the high rise slides, they need to be queued for more than an hour, so we gave up. We ended up playing at the low rise slides for kids by paying 700 yens just for children. No charges... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Spa world is a nice place to do when you're in Osaka. I was there in 2010 and it's great but this time, I was refused to enter inside cause I'm tattooed ! A small tatoo on my arm... But law is law !

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

If you are a foreigner like me, this kind of place will facinate you. There's a women only section and men's only section. You have to strip naked to go into the spa area and at first you r self conscious but all the japanese women prance around naked because it is normal for them. Eventually you will be comfortable... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The entry price is regularly discounted. It increases in national holiday weeks significantly. Skip it at those times. A good way to relax if you don't mind getting naked in front of others. And there's a good pool area that you also gain entry to. Expect paddling around rather than swimming.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I liked Osaka Spa World. After days of travelling around hot and humid Japan in August, it was such a relief to touch water. We spent the whole time in the indoor pool area for families on the 8th floor. The so called lazy river was jam packed with crowds with standing space only. We had never seen anything like... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I believe the online price for all-day onsen is incorrect. My friends and I don't speak Japanese, so it took us a long time to figure out. But the price should be ~11000yen. Make sure you know which style (European/Asian) is on rotation for your gender for the month. When I went, I was impressed with the European section. They... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Different levels and areas for everyone. Two big spa areas (One European and one Asia type - onsen), another with water action for kids and families and a food court. Not special, but nice if you need a day with relaxation.

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Central
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We went to Osaka this summer and took a short trip to visit the Spa World. Because of time, we only visited the onsen and spa. It's clean and the facilities are good. Worth to try.

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was an unexpectedly great and memorable experience. On my way in, I saw throngs of excited and happy families waiting in line to enter. I ended up spending more time than I ever imagined on my first visit, and ended up going back later to have more water fun and relaxation. The many hot pools (and a few cold... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

One more tourist trap that doesn't seem very welcoming to tourists. You'll feel it immediately when you enter the building, where every spare bit of space is covered in large warning signs telling you what is not allowed. Particularly tattoos are repeatedly warned against, and signs with clear examples of non-Japanese tattoos are posted to ensure that foreigners will know... More 

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