Population: 19 million
Founded: 1889 (as a municipality)
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As one of the largest cities in Japan, Osaka and the broader Kansai region stand out in contrast to Tokyo for its unique dialect, seemingly grittier way of life, and as the gateway to the island of Shikoku and western Japan.
Though many arriving in the country tend to land at either Narita or Haneda near Tokyo, Kansai International Airport is also a popular point of entry for those looking for easier access to the historic areas of Kyoto, Himeji Castle, Kobe — with its famous beef products — and
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