Osaka is located in Kansai region on the main island of Honshu. Osaka is located close to former capitals of Japan, Kyoto and Nara with their many World Heritage Sites. Osaka makes a convenient location to stay when visiting these nearby cities. Osaka features some key tourist attractions including Osaka Castle, Univeral Studio Japan, and Osaka Aquarium. Osaka is famous for its food including many regional dishes and variations on dishes found elsewhere in Japan.