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Abeno Harukas: MUJI Café and Crazy Osaka Views?! What to do in Japan’s Tallest Building

Shinsekai, Tennouji, Tsuruhashi Landmarks

Abeno Harukas is the tallest building in Japan. Towering at 300 meters above ground, it has cafes, souvenir shops, and even an observatory that overlooks the entire Kansai Region. It is also a super popular spot for tourists. With luxury hotels and crazy open-air spaces, the perfect place to Osaka from above is right here. So let’s dive in!

Abeno Harukas in Osaka: Best View in Japan?!

Shinsekai, Tennouji, Tsuruhashi Landmarks

Abeno Harukas, Japan's tallest building, offers the best view of Osaka from its observation deck, Harukas 300. From here, 300 meters above ground, you can see Osaka City, Kobe City, Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, and if you are lucky even Kyoto Tower. Join the popular Heliport Tour and enjoy your walk in the sky that can only be experienced here.

3 Best Hotels in Kobe Japan with Amazing Views of Kobe Bay!

Kobe, Sannomiya, Kitano Hotels

Kobe is full of sightseeing places with an international touch. When you stay at these hotels in Kobe, Japan, you're sure to fall in love with the city! From the buildings reminiscent of the old foreign settlements to the chic Western-style cuisine eateries and the Chinatown crowded with Chinese restaurants, there's so much to do. Plus, the scenery of the view spanning from the Rokko Mountains to the city to the Port of Kobe is said to be "worth a million dollars." This article will provide a selection of hotels in Kobe at which you can enjoy the city's magnificent scenery.

Night Out in Osaka: Drinking, Dancing, and Udon Nightlife in Japan's Wild Gourmet Capital!

Namba, Dotonbori, Shinsaibashi Clubs

If a day around Osaka just isn't enough, a night out in Osaka will transform your life forever. Osaka's urban areas offer a variety of nightlife activities, including late-night dining, lively clubs, and a variety of bars. Our one-night Osaka guide will make sure you get the full experience of all that Osaka nightlife has to offer. Each shop is guaranteed to give off that deep, exciting Osaka vibe for a fun night you will be sure to remember!

Visiting Kobe in Winter 2020: Ultimate Guide to Kobe Weather in Winter and Clothes You Need!

Kobe, Sannomiya, Kitano Winter

Kobe in winter is relatively mild and sees little snowfall. But in order to know what sort of clothes to pack for each month between December and February we have sought the advice of a local writer. December is the Christmas season and also a time when there are many end-of-year events, so let’s begin by finding out what are the best clothes to wear at this time.

Choice Spots

  • Arashiyama, Uzumasa
  • Gion, Kawaramachi, Kiyomizu-dera Temple
  • Kobe, Sannomiya, Kitano
  • Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple
  • Namba, Dotonbori, Shinsaibashi
  • Nara, Ikoma, Tenri
  • Shinsekai, Tennouji, Tsuruhashi
  • Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi
  • USJ, Nanko Port
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