Cycle with HUBchari

Osaka Classic course

This route is perfect for every first-time visitor to Osaka! Are you not a first-time visitor, and have visited these five places? No worries! You will get completely different experience if you include HUBchari in your trip.

You will find tons of Osaka’s delicious food, such as Kushikatsu (deep-fried meat & vegetable skewers), Takoyaki (octopus balls), and Okonomiyaki (savory pancake) through this tour. After riding a bike, it will be the best time to eat! Your food will taste so much better after getting some exercise!

Riding a bike is the best way to get around popular places in Osaka a day! You will start to ride
your bike from the Tsutenkaku (Doubutsuenmae station) then you will finish your trip at the
Umeda Sky Building (Osaka station).

Also, you might find some secret spots that you wouldn’t find if you take a bus or a train. Exiting, isn’t it? Osaka will be your favorite city after this tour!

Estimated duration
6~8 hours

  • I-01. Hotel Raizan

  • Shinsekai

  • Kuromon Market

  • Dotonbori

  • Osaka Castle Park

  • Umeda Sky Building

  • A-03.Shin Umeda City

  • First off: rent a bike from a port!

    I-01. Hotel Raizan

    1 minute walk from Dobutsuen-mae Osaka Metro Station. Check the other ports nearby if this port does not have enough bikes. Let’s start your tour with HUBchari!

  • Find the Osaka’s symbolic tower “Tsutenkaku”


    Shinsekai is famous for Kushikatsu, Janjan Yokocho Alley, Floating Big Blowfish, and Tsutenkaku. Shinsekai means “New World” in Japanese, and this place was created by using the cities of New York and Paris as a model. That’s why Tsutenkaku is similar to Eiffel tower in Paris, and also Runa Park (an amusement park in Shinsekai) is similar to Conny-Land in New York. Here is the only place you can see Paris and New York at the same time! It is literally “New World”. Hope you will love this New World in Osaka!


    1-chome-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka

    The tower you can see now was rebuilt in 1956, as the first one was damaged by fire in 1943, and then disassembled. You can enjoy a view of the city from the 4th and 5th floor of the tower (it costs 500 yen per person).

    Kushikatsu Yaekatsu

    3-chome-4-13 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka

    This is one of the most popular restaurants to eat Kushikatsu. You will find out how food and the people in Osaka are like.

  • Eat fresh and real food

    Kuromon Market

    Kuromon market is loved by a lot of people as “Osaka’s Kitchen’. Originally this market was very popular among professional chefs. Nowadays, many tourists also visit this place to eat fresh and local food. Because there are of a number of ports near the market, so you won’t have to worry about your bike. Just enjoy eating!!!

  • See the big Glico billboard


    Dotonbori is famous for the Glico billboard. When you arrive at the Ebisu bridge, you will see so many people taking a photo copying the Glico pose there. You can also enjoy taking a sightseeing boat and walking on the “Tombori Riverwalk”!

    Takoyaki Jyuhachiban

    1-chome-7-21 Nakaza Cuidaore Building 1F, Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka

    You can eat one of the most popular Takoyaki recipes at this place. The secret ingredient of this Takoyaki is milk. You will be big fan of it!

  • One of the three greatest castles in Japan

    Osaka Castle Park

    Osaka Castle Park is a huge park which covers an area of 105.6 ha. This park has different faces depending on season. If you visit here in spring, you will see beautiful cherry blossoms, while in the autumn, you will see amazing yellow or red leaves! In the park, there are some cafés and restaurants, so you can relax there as well. Take some break with some tea or coffee before going to the next place!

    1 Osakajo, Chuo-ku, Osaka

    20 minutes by bike

  • Here is the final place to visit in this tour!

    Umeda Sky Building

    In 2008, the famous British publisher Dorling Kindersley included this building in a “Top 20” list of world buildings! You will arrive at this place in evening, so you can enjoy a beautiful night view from top of the building. If you want to make this tour perfect, have a delicious Okonomiyaki for your dinner!

    Floating Garden Observatory

    1-chome-1-87 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Osaka

    [Hours]9:30 to 22:30(entry until 22:00)
    [Admission]1,500 yen

    Okonomiyaki Kiji

    1-chome-1-90 Umeda Sky Building Takimikoji B1F, Oyodonaka, Kita-ku, Osaka

    This is very famous restaurant to eat Okonomiyaki. You can enjoy fluffy Okonomiyaki with delicious sauce at this place.

  • Return your bike

    A-03.Shin Umeda City

    Are you feeling tired right now? Don’t worry, you can find a port to return your bike near the Umeda Sky Building. Please return the bike at "A-03.Shin Umeda City" station. Don't forget lock the bike manually and push "Enter" button! Thank you so much for including HUBchari in your precious trip in Osaka!

    HUBchari station is on left side (5 racks) of this Paid parking. If you do not return your bike properly to designated HUBchari station,
    You may incur a parking charge via the paid parking station. If there are no available bike racks at the station you’d like to use,
    Please park your bike between bike racks.