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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

More Off The Beaten Path in Osaka

Explore!

Not too off the beaten path, but fun nevertheless...If you have time to kill, wander around in the areas/alleyways off of Shinsaebashi street.Many are small and tight, and most take you somewhere...
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schwein
Aug 29, 2010

take a walk in the port-area

I took a little walk in the port-area of Osaka, its just a quiet neigbourhood but for european tourists it might be interesting to take a little walk there through the empty sidestreets. No bad areas...
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globetrott
Jun 12, 2010

Fruit Picking in Osaka

If you are there in Autumn season, this farm is a great place to go.Yamabikoen is located in the southern part of Osaka in Tondabayashi.Mikan (mandarin orange) picking is available from Oct to...
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nexusangel
Feb 11, 2009

When you need a breather in the city

If you ever feel you need to get some space and greenery for a while when you're in the city of Osaka, go to Namba parks shopping mall. Take the glass lift to the highest floor (8th?) Right on the top...
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yukisanto
Feb 12, 2007

Liberty Osaka

After two aborted attempts to visit this musuem on earlier Osaka trips I finally made it. It admirably attempts to publicise the many human rights abuses that even today are still all too common in...
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kevarms
Nov 11, 2006

celebrating new year

every year for the past three years people in osaka will hold and outdoor stage perfprmance , lights and sound show you can see them every night ,at the asian trade centre ,sea sidethe bands sound...
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skychef
Jan 31, 2006
 
 
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Asashiobashi Park

This is a cool place in the west of the city (between Tempozan and Bentencho) that offers that rarest of Osakan commodities - greenery!We've had some good barbeques and drinking sessions on lazy...
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OsakaHatter
May 03, 2005

Minato Machi Boardwalk

Come see local kids putting on special displays of falling off BMXs with style! Potentially tricky, well, tricks are played out badly to music by teenagers who can't dance at OCAT. This is a pretty...
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OsakaHatter
Apr 22, 2005

SUMO GRAND TOURNAMENT!

There are 6 Grand Sumo Tournaments a year. 3 in Tokyo, and one in Osaka, Nagoya, and Kyushu. I wasn't sure if I'd like it or not, but I found it very interesting and exciting! Before I went, I did a...
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vic&michael
Mar 28, 2005

Suminoekoen Park

This is a pleasant wooded park with a shrine, baseball pitch and open-air swimming pool South West of the city centre.Though not a must see sight in Osaka, it is probably worth visiting if you are in...
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mikegr
Aug 13, 2004

Suburban Osaka

This is what `off the beaten path` Osaka generally looks like. Block after block of random, medium-rise, residential, commercial and industrial construction.There are few parks and zoning laws...
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Hewer
Jul 20, 2004

Morinomiya

Stop at Morinomiya JR instead and make your way to Osakajo through the park. You're likely to get that much needed shade from the terrible summer sun as well as the winds.You'll end up on the side of...
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akikonomu
Jul 16, 2004

Explore the Kuromon Market.

We stumbled into the Kuromon market by accident and were thoroughly absorbed by it. The market is interesting for the fact that once you get pass the section of clothes shops, you are in a food market...
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worldkiwi
May 08, 2004

Stroll through Nakanoshima Park.

Nakanoshima Park is at the eastern tip of Nakanoshima Island, in the centre of Osaka. There are a number of municipal buildings on the island, including the city library and art museum. The park is a...
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worldkiwi
May 08, 2004

Top Hotels in Osaka

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1, Senshu-kuko kita, Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture, 549-0001, Japan
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1-1-43 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, 545-0052
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2-3-25 Chuo-ku Dotonbori, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, 542-0071, Japan
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1-8-8 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 530-0001, Japan
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1-4-1 Shiromi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, 540-8578, Japan
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1-1-20 Oyodonaka, Kita-Ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, 531-0076, Japan
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Top Things to Do in Osaka

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Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle is surrounded by thick defensive walls and moats. It was originally constructed by Toyotomi Hideyoshi after he unified Japan. It was completed in 1583, but was destroyed 32 years later by...
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Kaiyukan (Osaka Aquarium)

We had not particularly planned to visit an aquarium while in Japan but Andrew, our tour leader, enthused about this one so much that we decided to give it a try, and we were so glad that we had. It...
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Dotombori

The Dotonbori area centres around the Dotonbori-gawa Canal. This area is famous for food and restaurants. It is an interesting area to wander around after dark as many of the restaurants have huge...
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Universal Studios Japan (USJ)

the time we went it was raining hard all day; that favored us as we came prepared. we were with our rain jackets; and was on our slippers. we didn't have to worry about getting our shoes wet. ...
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Umeda Sky Building

While many of Japan's cities have some sort of building where you can view the surrounding city, not all of them are really worth the money. The Umeda Sky Building is one however that is worth it,...
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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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Hewer

"Living in Osaka"
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globetrott

"Hundertwasser & more !"
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tompt

"Osaka"
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freddie18

"Memories of Osaka JAPAN"
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mikegr

"Osaka - my home for three and a half years"
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