Osaka Local Customs

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  • Local Customs
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  • 1. food & specialities

    One of the local delicacies in Osaka is takoyaki, or octopus balls. These round dumplings are sold by street vendors and stalls in Dōtonbori and elsewhere. The octopus is chopped and mixed with...

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  • 2. culture & history

    There are many interesting classes you can take in a wide range of traditional Japanese arts and crafts. Such things as ikebana (flower arranging), traditional dance, taiko drumming, tea ceremony,...

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  • 3. etiquettes / behaviors

    In the streets you will at some places see trees that are lighted at night, that looks quite funny and romantic. It has nothing to do with christmas, because we had been there in March. We had 3...

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  • 4. language

    OSAKA DIALECT: Osakaben is a special dialect spoken by the people of Osaka. Some of the commonly used terms are as follows:mo-karimakka Hi! How are you doing? ohayo-okaeri Have a nice day! o-kini...

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  • 5. subway

    In Japan, the rule on escalators is to stand on the left, the opposite of what I am used to in London. This surprised me a little as the Japanese drive on the left just as we do and I thought that...

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  • 6. castle

    The old classic Japanese construction and architecture is obvious very local. However, OSaka is very large business modern city, there is not much about temples and history to see with the exception...

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  • 7. Osaka's manhole

    Osaka's manhole covers show the castle of Osaka, that was quite interesting to see. I saw the manhole in my main photograph close to the port and the one in my...

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  • 8. Sunday at the park

    Spending the sunday in the park will give you an insight in many local Japanese customs and habits.Head for Osaka-Ji Koen on sunday for a bit Osaka culture....

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  • 9. Osaka's 7th Inning Stetch

    The most impressive 7th Inning Stretch I have ever seen was at the Hanshin Tigers game in Osaka. Since I saw the same performance done by the visiting fans at...

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  • 10. Discrimination against outcast people

    Toyotomi Hideyoshi unified Japan in 1590. He implements a lot of policies during his rule. Order of sword hunt, cadastral surveys and classism etc. In case of...

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  • 11. Pachinko

    Walking through the Shinsaibashi and Dotombori districts you can´t help but notice how many pachinko halls there are.And it is always busy. This picture was...

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