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Osaka, the largest city after Tokyo and Yokohama, is located on west side of Japan.

Famous for its down-to-earth citizens and hearty cuisine, Osaka combines a few historical and cultural attractions with all the delights of modern Japanese city.

Central Osaka is split into two main districts, Kita (North) and Minami (South)
Kita, the northern part around main Osaka and Umeda stations, is where many of city’s big hotels, restaurants, and underground shopping precincts.
Minami, the southern part, includes the lively downtown area called Namba, the core of old merchant city where you will find Osaka’s best eating and drinking options, including Dotonbori.

Where to visit

1) Amusement district Minami; enjoy in Dotonbori and Amerika Mura
2) Historical attraction; Osaka Castle and Kishiwada Castle
3) Universal Studio Japan
4) Tsutenkaku

  • Intro Updated May 30, 2007
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  • freddie18's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2007 at 6:27 PM

    Hi Masa, Thanks so much for your tips on Osaka-fu. Will be in Osaka come May 2007. I can see that you have a lot of wonderful pictures and pages. I will be back to your site to see more. Regards from Freddie of Toronto

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