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Private Full Day Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka
"This tour begins at your hotel or accommodation then immediately heads to the Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was the base of Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification in 1583. Hideyoshi Toyotomi started construction of the castle on the site of th but was used later by the Tokugawa Shogunate until the castle tower burned down in a lightning strike. The current castle tower was rebuilt in 1931 and is the third generation. The castle interior is now a historical museum housing valuable materials and a diorama. On the outside you can enjoy the Osaka Castle from various angles and appreciate its magnificent stone walls architectural features the vast moat and many other points of interest around the castle. After visiting the Osaka Castle
From JPY16,200.00
 
Private Full Day Muslim-Friendly Walking Tour of Osaka
"This tour begins at your hotel or accommodation then immediately heads to the Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was the base of Hideyoshi Toyotomi’s unification in 1583. Hideyoshi Toyotomi started construction of the castle on the site of th but was used later by the Tokugawa Shogunate until the castle tower burned down in a lightning strike. The current castle tower was rebuilt in 1931 and is the third generation. The castle interior is now a historical museum housing valuable materials and a diorama. On the outside you can enjoy the Osaka Castle from various angles and appreciate its magnificent stone walls architectural features the vast moat and many other points of interest around the castle. After visiting the Osaka Castle
From JPY16,200.00
 
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples
"Private Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples Gardens and Kofun Tombs""Your tour begins and ends at your central Osaka hotel. You will be driven around in a luxury car by a native English speaker who also speaks Japanese fluently.Itinerary8:30am - Pick up at your hotel in central Osaka.9am - Explore the temple dates back to the 6th century. Notable features include a classic Japanese garden a pagoda grand gates and shrines.10am - Transit from ***ennoji to Sumiyoshi Taisha10:30am - Tour the Sumiyoshi Taisha
From $225.00

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Osaka by night & lights in the trees

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 nights...
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globetrott
Jun 03, 2010

cute school-uniforms

Take a look at these cute school-uniforms: the girls with their lovely hats and the boys with nice caps, that was interesting for me to see, because school-uniforms are something that are almost...
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globetrott
Jun 03, 2010

We got this present in shrine Nr.1

We had been in several shrines and I gave them numbers, so its easy for me and maybe also you to distinguish them as long as I have no idea, what real name these shrines have.After the ceremony in...
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globetrott
Jun 03, 2010

place your wishes in the trees

I had seen something similar in some of the temples that we have visited in Japan, but here, in the castlepark of Osaka palace one of the trees was also used in order to hang there pieces of paper...
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globetrott
Jun 03, 2010

powder your nose, but not only...

That seems to be the japanese way to powder your nose or talk to a man about a horse... At least they also had an explanation on the wall, that was quite helpful, although I would have really prefered...
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globetrott
Jun 01, 2010

Host Gifts in Japan

Hello: Check this website. I use this site to know more about the culture. Just scroll down and look for the Japanese section.But as a general tip based on my interaction with the Japanese (Business...
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Cherr08
May 14, 2008

The Peace Sign is Required for Photos

One of the curious things I have noticed in my travels around Japan is the habit of making a peace sign when posing for a photograph. Almost every time I have seen Japanese people pose for...
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AKtravelers
Jan 02, 2006

FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD !

We took a train to Osaka and spend the idle time eating potato chips and taking mini bites at chocolates. Me and my friends cannot help but noticed that we ( filipinos ) are the only ones eating...
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blubee
Feb 14, 2005

Yakuta for one, please...

I've put under my Tokyo page, a number of customs I've learned about the Japanese, since more people are likely to read about Tokyo, and I don't want to repeat pages...But here I've got a couple of...
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PartyRambo
Mar 29, 2003
 
 
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"Living in Osaka"
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"Hundertwasser & more !"
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"Osaka"
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"Memories of Osaka JAPAN"
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"Osaka - my home for three and a half years"
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Things to Do Near Osaka

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Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum

This museum houses a small collection of ukiyoe paintings (woodblock paintings). Kamigata Ukiyoe are those created in the Osaka and the surrounding areas during the Edo Period. The interior of the...
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America Mura

America Mura, the "American village", came into existance in the 1970s from the growing popularity of American culture and fashion. Like nearby Dotombori, while it is mostly a shopping area, it has...
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Shinsaibashi

Where Dotonbori covered street arcade ends, Shinsaibashi starts. Dotonbori and Shinsaibashi is separated by a man-made canal with a road bridge across. You can planned to cover both these within the...
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Tsutenkaku Tower

If you are visiting the Tsutenkaku Tower in Osaka, go up to the Observation deck on the 5th floor. You will be amazed with the breathtaking view of the city. At the centre of the deck is a statue. The...
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Shinsekai

Just west of Tennoji-koen is an area called Shin-sekai (New World). At the heart of it is a tower called Tsuten-kaku tower, a 103m high structure that dates back to 1912. Shin-sekai is an...
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Tennoji Zoo

Besides the serene park, which is a good palce to daydream (for a entrance fee), there is a tennoji zoo. Unless you have an Osaka unlimited pass, don't think of comng here - not really worth the...
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