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Osaka City

The metropolis of the Kansai region

About Osaka City
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Miquel Barceló Exhibition

Miquel Barceló Exhibition

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A special event taking place at The National Museum of Art in Osaka looks at the works of Miquel Barceló (1957 -), who is rev...

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Grandma Moses Exhibition

Grandma Moses Exhibition

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A special exhibition taking place at Osaka's Abeno Harukas Museum looks at the works of Grandma Moses, also known as Anna Mar...

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Taizo Kuroda Exhibition

Taizo Kuroda Exhibition

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Taizo Kuroda was born in 1946, and is seen as one of the most important figures in modern Japanese ceramics. A special exhibi...

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Where to eat in Osaka City

Yakitori Ayamuya

Yakitori Ayamuya

Barry Louie

Away from the neon lights of Namba and just moments from the office towers of Umeda, on a quiet street in Osaka’s Fukushima D...

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Hotel City Plaza Osaka

Hotel City Plaza Osaka

Elena Lisina

The main attractive features of the Hotel City Plaza Osaka is the rooftop spa with a rest zone outside, and a variety of spec...

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Mo Tattoo

Mo Tattoo

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Let Mo Tattoo design a tattoo just for you--or bring in your own design and get inked.

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About Osaka City

Osaka city needs no introductions. As a major tourist hub in Japan, Osaka rivals Tokyo in terms of attractions and food.

Visitors will be spoilt for choice with Universal Studios Osaka, Osaka Aquarium, and Osaka Castle all vying for their attention. And that is only the tip of the iceberg for an Osaka experience. Shopaholics are in for a treat as Namba’s Shinsaibashi and Dotonburi shopping districts are filled with endless boutiques.

However, Osaka is best known as a gastronomic heaven. Hailed as the food capital of Japan (some say even the world), Osaka serves up delicious takoyaki (octopus in fried batter), okonomiyaki (pan-fried batter cake), and more. There simply is no excuse to go hungry in Osaka.

As with many cities, Osaka’s Umeda Sky Building offers a stunning view from the top – even more so at night when the entire city lights up.

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