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.
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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
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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