Osaka is a lively hub and commercial centre of Honshu in Japan. It's contemporary buildings and modern technological advances have made it renowned around the world as a global economic player. A major port and industrial centre, means it is ever growing and extremely popular with corporate travel.
A subtropical climate, incredible history during the Asuka and Edo Periods, and it's architecture ranging from futuristic to ancient ruins, means that tourism also brings a lot to the economy as well as the many offices and headquarters that Osaka plays host to.
Described as a Japanese urban phenomenon, this city's sprawling landscape is home to many government institutes and bureaus including customs, regional law, and finance.