Japanese themed cafes in Osaka have quickly become some of the most favourite hangout spots – that includes animal or pet cafés as well, especially among animal lovers. From owl to cat cafes or something more daring with reptiles or scorpions, you can have a fun time at these interesting cafés. If you are stuck wondering where to go and what to see in Osaka for a unique experience, drop by any of these awesome places listed below – and make some new friends!
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For someone who is a cat person, Neko No Jikan Kita is one of the animal cafes in Osaka not to be missed. You can spend an hour playing and hang out with the cats, and the admission fee includes one drink too – it’s a very relaxing experience in the city, which is why this café is popular. There are some exotic breeds to look out for, along with photos of previous cats who used to call the café home. Do make some new feline friends in a cosy setting with tatami mats and even buy some snacks to feed them at this cat café.
Address: 5-16 Kurosakicho, Kita, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 530-0023, Japan
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If you are wondering where to visit in Osaka for the company of peaceful furry critters, Usayu is the best animal café to spend some time with fluffy rabbits. In this spacious café, everything down to the décor is rabbit-themed and quite adorable – visitors will get to feed and pet the rabbits or even let them sit on their lap to take photos. The café is divided into separate areas where visitors can play with the rabbits and enjoy interacting with different breeds or even switch rabbits to play with.
Address: 3-16 Matsugamotocho, Ibaraki, Osaka Prefecture 567-0033, Japan
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Café Rag Doll is another awesome cat café that you should check out – especially if you are a cat person. Cat cafés are especially popular for cute cats and Ragdoll is no exception. For the first hour. all visitors get one drink and a complimentary kitty treat for the cats. You can enjoy a relaxing cup of tea while playing and hanging out with the various types of adorable cat breeds – or buy them some more treats from the counter to feed them. Visitors can also use the toys in café for free when playing with the cats.
Address: Yubinbango542-0075, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi Nanbasen’nichimae 13-6 Daiichi building 5th floor
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Just like the name suggests, this is one of the animal cafes in Osaka not to be missed if you want to enjoy the company of an owl perched on your arm. Harry Potter fans will enjoy this café too, especially if you are visiting with children. Owl Family Café has some special Harry Potter robes that you can wear and to pose with an owl for some fun photos. After a short lecture on different breeds and to handle the birds, you can interact with the owls for an hour and even take a walk outside with them if you like.
Address: 1-10-13 Tenjinbashi, Kita-Ku, Osaka-city
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Reptile Café Rockstar is among the more thrilling Japanese themed cafes in Osaka where you will get to handle snakes, lizards, chameleons and even some scorpions or spiders to name a few. There is a wide variety of reptiles and insect species that you can observe in glass boxes – and hold them if you feel brave enough. This is the ideal animal café if you want to do something exciting while getting your coffee fix for the evening – you certainly won’t be bored here.
Address: 1-1-13 Nippombashi Nishi, Naniwa-Ku, Osaka 556-0004, Osaka prefecture
Next time you plan on visiting the best restaurants and cafes in Osaka, don’t miss out on animal cafés either!
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