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Osaka Sights and Landmarks Guide, Japan

 Taking in the Site of Osaka, Japan 

Osaka, Japan offers a variety of attractions for the busy traveler. While there are a lot of cultural attractions, Osaka also offers a vibrant, modern day tourist feel. You can explore the famous mansion, take in the wonderful gardens, or even enjoy a day of fun at Universal Studios Japan. There are sites for all ages and interests. 

Start your day off with the fabulous view atop the Shin-Umeda City. This beautiful structure has a floating garden over 170 meters above the ground. This site is excellent for the 360 degree view of Osaka and allows for wonderful photo opportunities. After taking in the view, you can go below and enjoy the underground mall and restaurants. This mall houses some of the besting shopping to found in the city, with stores everyone can enjoy. 

You can then head on over to the Osaka Aquarium, boasting the second largest display in the world. There are over 35,000 creatures to behold. Don't forget to stop next door at the Tempozan Harbor Village Farris Wheel. You may also want to take in the Tennoji Zoo that dates back to 1915. This wonderful zoo is designed so that it seems the animals are sharing a common space.  It provides for a unique zoo experience that you may have trouble finding in many other zoos.

You may also be able to take in a live concert or baseball game at the Osaka Dome. This stadium has had many famous artists perform there, and is also home to the Orix Buffaloes.

From the wonderful attractions to the outstanding shopping available, there is something for all in Osaka.  You’ll find plenty to do and see in Osaka, but you might just have to stay a while to take it all in.

     
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    review by dclarington posted more then 30 days ago
    One of the best tasting Ramen ever! Apparently they have locations in Tokyo and throughout Japan. So if you're in Japan go check it out! It's not like Instant noodles ok, I was a skeptic once saying how good can Ramen be seriously. Well I can't explain it to you just like no one who had tasted it...
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