Osaka has long been a hub of Japanese economic activity, and at one stage was briefly the nation's capital. Tokyo may have taken this honour, but Osaka remains a key city, forming the heart of the huge metropolitan area of Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto, home to over 19 million people.
From the Osaka Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Osaka
the place is very convenient and is located near family 24 hour store and a super market which offers all you need. The owner is very friendly and accommodating. A little bit of a hassle is the 100 yen cold/hot shower for a 6 min use. Don't worry you will get used to it for conservation of water. ... more
I love staying at Odori, and the people are wonderful here. Tanaka Ayumi was so nice to me, and she invited me to dinner on the first night. Supposely my last night, she made a takoyaki party for me, and it was delicious takoyaki. Ayumi made nabe, and it was so tasty. Nabe is Japanese hot pot, and she put crab and vegetable in it. ... more
Hi everyone, my husband and I have the opportunity to bite the bullet and take cheap fares to Osaka in the next couple of weeks. It would be a short trip (5 days-ish), and while we are confident travellers neither of us have been to Japan before. After a bit of a Google search it would seem that Osaka ...
doing some searching on the net for places to stay in Osaka during my visit in October. From all ...
Hi, I will be travelling for 9D8N to Osaka and Kyoto. Is there any suggestion on the itinerary so that we could maximize the sight seeing? I've read that we should include Nara in the itinerary. Its my first time and i would really appreciate all the suggestion. And how to get to Kyoto from Osaka by JR? ...
Donna: After 2 weeks in Japan we felt ready to tackle one of the big cities head on so travelled to Osaka, Japan's third largest city. Osaka has one of the world's largest aquariums and we decided it was worth a look... We also visited Spa World and I experienced communal naked bathing for the first ...
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