Cycle with HUBchari

Food course

The tour follows a cycle route from
Tsutenkaku → Kuromon Market → Dōtonbori (this route is difficult by train).

This course also recommends good eateries
for Kushikatsu (deep-fried meat and vegetable skewers),
Okonomiyaki (savory pancakes), and Takoyaki (octopus balls).

Enjoy getting-around as well
by cycling through famous areas in Osaka’s cityscape!

Estimated duration
3.5 hours

  • I-01. Hotel Raizan

  • Janjan Yokocho Alley

  • Tsutenkaku

  • Kuromon Market

  • Dōtonbori

  • America-mura

  • B-02. Amerika-mura

  • First off: rent a bicycle from a port!

    I-01. Hotel Raizan

    1-minute walk from Doubutsuenmae Osaka Metro Station. Check the other ports nearby if this port does not have enough bikes available.

  • Looking for a hidden spot in Osaka?

    Janjan Yokocho Alley

    Janjan Yokocho Alley was named after the sound of the shamisen that rang through it. It is lined with some of Osaka’s most famous Kushikatsu restaurants. Tuck in!

    【Kushikatsu skewers】Yaekatsu

    3-chome-4-12 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka

    This famous kushikatsu skewer restaurant always attracts many customers. The batter is crispy, the sauce is light. Experience the true Osaka atmosphere here at the restaurant.

    【Kushikatsu skewers】Tengu

    3-chome-4-12 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka

    A famous store near Yaekatsu. We recommend you to go to one of the two restaurants who has a shorter queue. The doteyaki (beef sinew stewed in miso and mirin) at Tengu is particularly delicious – sweet and syrupy!

  • The epitome of Osaka’s attractions,


    Climb up the tower or look up at it from below, feel free to do whichever fits your preference. Take a photo with your HUBchari here to keep it in your memories.

  • The most famous market

    Kuromon Market

    Kuromon Market is the most famous market in Osaka, a city known for indulging in food. Kuromon Market is known as ‘Osaka’s Kitchen’, as people from Osaka come here to buy the heaps of food necessary for the New Year period but also just for their regular grocery shopping. Recently this area has also become popular with tourists, since you can nibble on treats as you walk. Enjoy some fruit juice or sushi as you wander!

  • If you think of Osaka…


    Dotonbori is famous for the Glico billboard. Take a photo with your HUBchari in the Glico pose!


    1-chome-7-16 Naniwa, Chuo-ku, Osaka

    Ajinoya is one of the most recommended okonomiyaki restaurants in Namba. Its okonomiyaki is well known for its sweet sauce and softness of the pancakes.

  • Shopping in the youth district!


    An area lined with stylish cafes and clothing stores. Start with ‘Big Step’, a retail complex located in the center of Amerika-mura.


    2-chome-18-4 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

    Kogaryu is the famous takoyaki shop. "Takosen" is cheap and delicious.
    You can eat them while sitting down on stairs in a triangle park like a local people.

  • Return your bike

    B-02. Amerika-mura

    You can return bicycles at our port B-02.America-mura. Don't forget lock the bike manually and push the "Enter" button! Thank you so much for having HUBchari in your precious trip of Osaka!