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Fun in The Sun! Top 10 Things to do in Summer in Osaka

Nanba, Dotonbori, Shinsaibashi Summer

When you mention Osaka, many people probably imagine street food like takoyaki and kushikatsu, or sightseeing spots such as Dotonbori and Tsutenkaku. Walking around the Osaka scenery while eating delicious local specialties is just one way to enjoy the city. However, there are many other spots and traditional events to enjoy in Osaka! Today, we would like to introduce 10 cool attractions to enjoy during your summer trip to Osaka. TOP画像:Osaze Cuomo / Shutterstock.com

Kyoto Glamping Guide: GRAX in Rurikei Onsen - Lavish BBQ and How Springs in the Utmost Comfort!

kyoto Suburbs Unique Hotels

GRAX PREMIUM CAMP RESORT Kyoto Rurikei is located in Rurikei Onsen in Nantan City, in the central part of Kyoto Prefecture. About an hour's drive from the Kyoto city center, it is acclaimed for providing a relaxing and luxurious glamping experience. We visited it in order to write this report about it.

Delicious Uji Matcha Sweets from Kyoto that You’ll Want to Tell Everyone About

Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Other Cafes and Sweets

Uji, found in Kyoto Prefecture, is a major tea production area in Japan, and Kyoto city, with many historical tea houses, is the king of matcha sweets. We’ve selected a few that you’re sure to remember. They’re so good that after taking one bite you will want to let someone know about it.

Wakayama Guide: 3 cafés with perfect ocean views to visit during your trip to Shirahama!

Kumano Kodo, Shingu, Shirahama Other Cafes and Sweets

Nanki Shirahama in Wakayama Prefecture is a tourist area noted for its superb scenery. Domestically it’s dubbed ‘Japan's Waikiki’ because of its beautiful beach. Shirarahama, noted for its white, sandy beaches, is but one of many beautiful sightseeing spots in the area. Here we will introduce some cafés that are perfect spots for taking a break while seeing the sights around Shirahama!

KANSAI ONE PASS: Explore Osaka and the Whole Kansai Region with Just This Card and a Phone!

Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Other Sightseeing

While you may not know the word “Kansai”, you’ve definitely heard of Osaka and Kyoto. Kansai is simply the region you can find them in! And if you’re planning to head there, you definitely need to know about the KANSAI ONE PASS, a transportation IC card specifically designed for international visitors to Japan. This pass is a super-convenient, card-type ticket that allows you to ride the JR lines, subways, private railways, buses, and almost any other type of transportation servicing the Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe Regions. There are plenty of perks that come with having the pass. ©Tezuka Production

Choice Spots

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