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Umeda Sky Tower

Golden Week Day 1: OSAKA Nearest station: Umeda Admission to deck: Y 700 Website: http://www.kuchu-teien.com/english/ The last stop for my Osaka day trip was the Umeda Sky Tower. I am not really fond of skylines nor of really high places, … Continue reading

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Osakajo (Osaka Castle)

Golden Week Day 1: OSAKA Nearest station: Tanimachi-4-chome Admission to main castle tower: Y 600 Situated at the heart of the city, Osakajo is perhaps the main landmark of Osaka. It is said to have been integral to the unification … Continue reading

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Kaiyukan (Osaka Aquarium)

Golden Week Day 1: OSAKA Nearest station: Osakako (Osaka Port) Admission: Y 2000 Official website: http://www.kaiyukan.com/language/eng/

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Spending the Golden Week in Kansai (1-4 May 2010)

Japan is not really big on non-working holidays (unlike in the Philippines), so I figured that since the Golden Week is the longest holiday in the year, I might as well spend it exploring places far from Tokyo. So for … Continue reading

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