Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Hirakata

Enjoy the temples and other features of Hirakata. Well known for its water park, ice skating and theme park, this scenic city won't disappoint. Osaka Castle and Todaiji Temple are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Hirakata

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hirakata a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland Discovery Center (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Universal Studios Japan® (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Hirakata Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Nishiyama Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • NIFREL (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hirakata

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Hirakata. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nara Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Sumiyoshi Park (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Yamadaike Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Akutagawa Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Tanabe Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Daiichigo Tomorogi Ryokuchi Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hirakata

Fly into Osaka (ITM-Itami), the closest airport, located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kobe (UKB), which is 28.5 mi (45.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Osaka Fujisaka Station, Osaka Hoshigaoka Station and Osaka Miyanosaka Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hirakata?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 774 holiday lettings around Hirakata. From 283 flats & apartments to 288 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hirakata?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hirakata:

  • Higashiyama Ward: 377 holiday homes
  • Ikuno Ward: 102 holiday homes
  • Kamigyo Ward: 191 holiday homes
  • Minami: 813 holiday homes
  • Gion: 282 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hirakata? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hirakata. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Okami Shrine: 2,234 holiday lettings
  • Osaka Kozenji Station: 2,329 holiday lettings
  • Osaka Tsuda Station: 2,227 holiday lettings
  • Osaka Murano Station: 2,235 holiday lettings
  • Hirakata Park: 2,337 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hirakata listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Hirakata?

Yes, of course. offers 283 Flats in Hirakata. Our other popular types of Hirakata holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 288 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 276 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hirakata?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Hirakata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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