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Osaka
Osaka by Donotlick @flickr
South Osaka Skyline
South Osaka Skyline by Matt-Lucht @flickr
Parc, Osaka
Parc, Osaka by Emmanuel P. @flickr
Sunset in Shinsaibashi, Osaka
Sunset in Shinsaibashi, Osaka by Ginkgotelegraph @flickr
Osaka Castle
Osaka Castle by Neepster @flickr
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osaka by Twicepix @flickr
from Yoriki-cho, Osaka
from Yoriki-cho, Osaka by M-Louis @flickr
night view in nakanoshima
night view in nakanoshima by Kenmainr @flickr
night view in nakanoshima
night view in nakanoshima by Kenmainr @flickr
Canal By Osaka Castle
Canal By Osaka Castle by Neepster @flickr
Osaka
Osaka by Hyougushi @flickr
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Osaka
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Top sigths of Japan

The Emperor’s Palace is an important historic and architectural sight of the capital. The palace is also known under the name Edo Castle. Elegant towers, heavy wooden doors and foss on the perimeter show how solid and impenetrable the building is. The Kokyo Palace, which was built in the 15th century, is located among beautiful parks. Once you observe spacious halls and corridors of the palace, take a walk in Kitanomaru Park to enjoy the view of centuries old trees and ancient statues. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Osaka

Cuisine and top restaurants

Among Chinese cuisine restaurants the Shantao eating house is the most remarkable one. Even though the restaurant features rather high prices, a table for a dinner in this eating house should be reserved in a few days advance. In the evenings the guests of the house are treated with pleasing live music. The Shantao restaurant is an established place for holding of different gastronomy events. The Hard Rock Café is … Open

Traditions and mentality of Osaka

The festival is celebrated according to lunar calendar and after the Gregorian Calendar the dates of the festival fall on the middle of August. Local people believe that in this period the spirits of their ancestors come back home. To help them find a way home at nightfall doors of the houses are illuminated with bright lanterns. The festival is followed with different religious events. Buddhist temples hold readings … Open

Travel guide to Osaka

In Osaka, you can see many interesting monuments of modern architecture, and the Umeda Sky Building is a great example. This 173-meter skyscraper complex consists of two connected 40-story towers. Despite the fact that the Umeda is far from being the highest in Osaka, it has many other amazing features. The elevator of this skyscraper can lift visitors up to the 35th floor, and the last five floors can be only … Open

Osaka for children - what to visit

Another family-friendly facility is Tennoji Zoo. The huge area of the zoo is adorned by lots of living plants, among which one can find spacious animal enclosures. The diversity of zoo inhabitants is really amazing: giraffes, bears, a special penguin enclosure with a swimming pool, and so on. The zoo is adjoined by a large and well-maintained park featuring special picnic areas and several sports grounds. Those … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

In Osaka, one should pay attention to jewelry, which is also attractively priced here. You can find it both in large shopping centers and small jewelry workshops that can offer their customers truly exclusive products. Natural pearl jewelry and accessories are especially popular. If gold and silver are outside of the budget, you can always choose jewelry made of high-quality steel, which is also sold everywhere. … Open

Advices for travellers

4. The best place to profitable exchange any currency is an airport. Cash machines charge a rather high transaction fees meanwhile banks feature a rather formal procedure which will take much time. Many hotels have currency exchange offices on their premises which commonly process a sum of 300USD or equal to it in a day. 5. All restaurant and cafes without exception as well as at beauty salons and … Open

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