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Car rental companies in Ōsaka

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  • Europcar

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Ōsaka Guide

Osaka is one of the largest cities in Japan. It is a bustling metropolitan that brings together the old and the new in the many modern buildings, entertainment options and cultural attractions that are all over the city. Osaka has a reliable transport network. But if you want to be able to conveniently get around to the suburbs in the Osaka prefecture, you might want to arrange for cheap car hire in Osaka as soon as you arrive.

With a car rental in Osaka, travellers can easily drive around various attractions in the city. the Osaka Castle is probably the most popular among its attractions. The surrounding park is offers beautiful picnic grounds. From there, drive to the Umeda Sky Building, an interesting landmark due to its bizarre shape. Its observatory features a great open-air view of the whole city which travellers are advised to experience at night.

The rich culture of Japan can be seen through its older buildings. The Sumiyoshi Shrine, one of the oldest shrines in the country is worth a visit. The structure dates back to the 1800s and is one of the best examples of traditional Japanese architecture.

Shopping districts around Osaka are also easily accessible with a car rental. Shinsaibashi is one of the most famous with its huge department stores and independent boutiques. For those shopping for electronics, a drive to Nipppmbashi to the southeast of Namba is in order. With a car rental in Osaka, travellers can also head out to nearby cities such as Kyoto, Nara and Kobe, all within a 30 to 40 minutes from the city by car.

Entry into Osaka is through the Kansai International Airport which serves as the main gateway into the city. Domestic flights are also served at the Osaka International Airport.

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In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

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  • Nissan Rent a Car
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