Time flies when you’re having fun, and if you’ve only got 48 hours in Osaka, it’s definitely going to fly! I moved here two years ago and the first thing I can tell you is that the locals of this city will welcome you with open arms, being as they are friendlier than anyone you’re likely to meet across Japan. Even with an abundance of friendly guides to point you in the right direction, the idea of exploring the third most populated metropolitan in Japan can be a daunting task. With so much good food in Osaka to get to and so much to do, you’ll want to have a clear idea of what to do in Osaka in 2 days. With the 2 days in Osaka itinerary I’ve laid out, you’ll be making friends, eating delicious blowfish at the best restaurants in Osaka and acquainting yourself with the everything the city and surrounds have to offer in no time. This 2 days in Osaka itinerary will help you get the most out of your 48 hours, but before you hit the platform of the nearest bullet train I recommend you brush up on some travel tips for Osaka to be fully prepared and help you get the most out of what will undoubtedly be an action-packed trip.