5 Refreshing Places Worth Visiting in Osaka

Sometimes when we travel to, or start to live at a new place, and we are thinking of where to go, we tend to choose the most popular- which happen to be the most crowded too- places. But are there cool places you can visit and yet feel relaxed? The answer is YES. If you…

The Musical Ikutama Summer Festival

Ikukunitama Shrine 4.bp.blogspot.com/ Ikutama shrine is located at Ikutamamachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka. The shrine burnt in the 8th year of the Tensho Period (1580) during the Ishiyama battle. It was moved to the current location when Hideyoshi built the Osaka Castle in the 11th year of the Tensho Period. Ikutama shrine has an annual summer festival…

Hidden Gems in Osaka: Expo 70’ Commemoration Park

The first World Expo in Japan On the 15th of March, 1970 in Suita, northern Osaka the first World Expo in Japan opened its doors. atamatote.blog119.fc2.com/ It attracted a record number of visitors (64 million) over the 6 months of operation, a record which was held until the 2010 expo in Shanghai. There were stunning…

The biggest festival of Osaka, Tenjin Matsuri

Tenjin Matsuri (天神祭) is one of the three popular festivals alongside the Sanno Festival in Tokyo and Gion Festival in Kyoto. It is also the biggest summer festival in Osaka and is an annual event held on 24-25 of July. Tenjin Matsuri is an ancient event that first took place in 951 as purification rites…

KAIYUKAN: Osaka’s Mega Aquarium

One easily discernible sight when boating around the Osaka Port is a huge trendy building that looks more like a toy made of Lego blocks. It may not seem like it, but that building at the Tempozan Harbor is in fact Japan’s second largest aquarium, the Osaka Aquarium – Kaiyukan. travelneu.com/ upload.wikimedia.org/ Built in 1990,…

9 Legendary Foods You Must Try When Visiting Osaka!

Do you know that Osaka is a city in Japan that is famous for its many good foods? Yes, the people who have visited Osaka before will certainly remember the goodness of its foods. Some of the Osaka dishes can also be sometimes hard to find in other cities in Japan. This article will provide…

Hidden Gems in Osaka: Nipponbashi Festival

While Japan is very well known for its unique and rich history, it is almost equally as famous for its modern cultural exports such as video games and anime. Anime is synonymous with Japan and many of everyone’s favourite games have been branded with a Made in Japan hot iron. Many people come to Japan…

America-Mura: Osaka’s Eclectic Shopping District

Ame-Mura is the Osaka resident’s shorthand for Amerika Mura (America Village), an eclectic shopping district in-between the Hommachi and Namba areas of Osaka. This area is famous for having a wide variety of fashion shops, restaurants, and music and dance clubs. It is similar to China towns in California or New York, except full of…

Best Places to Get Ice Cream in Osaka

I Scream You Scream… baronsmarket.com/ Who hates ice cream? Nobody! Ice cream in Japan is incredibly delicious. Dairy in general in Japan is incredible. As summer nears us, you are going to want an icy snack. So if you are in Osaka, where should you go to get some delicious ice cream? Allow me to…

Hidden Gem in Osaka Part 3: Imamiya Ebisu Shrine

Related article: Hidden Gems in Osaka Part 1 : Namba Yasaka Shrine Related article: Hidden Gems in Osaka Part 2 : Okuninushi Shrine Shikitsumatsunomiya The next stop on our journey through Osaka highlights an attraction that is arguably hidden yet undoubtedly a gem within the heart of Osaka’s bustling main district. Imamiya Ebisu shrine Author’s…
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