The reasons why you should travel Osaka in August

Admire the beauty of Osaka castle, soak up the vibrant atmosphere in Shinsekai or sightseeing boat in Dotonbori, … is one of the many great things you can do in Osaka .

Admire the beauty of Osaka castle

Widely regarded as the symbol of the city of Osaka, Osaka Castle is known as a symbol of power and assets of Hideyoshi Toyotomi – a famous warlord ruled the entire country of Japan in 1590.

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In particular, by Hideyoshi Toyotomi was very interested gold, so he ordered all the furniture, weapons, armor and some decorations outside the main tower of Osaka Castle right thing to do by gold.

20150731093236--1 Bettertraveltips.comOsaka Castle is seen as a symbol of the city of Osaka. Photo: wall.alphacoders.co

Also, around Osaka castle is a large park with an area of ​​about 60,000 square meters, is covered by groves of cherry. In the spring, it became one of the most beautiful places to see cherry blossoms in Japan.

Address: 1-1, Osaka-jo, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine-visit

Sumiyoshi Taisha-is one of the oldest temple in Osaka, was built in the 3rd century, before the advent of Buddhism. It is considered one of the few temples Japanese style, not influenced by the architectural style of other exotic. This temple is always full of visitors at the festival, the first week of the month, especially in the new year. Many couples also celebrate their traditional wedding at Sumiyoshi-Taisha shrine.

20150731093236--2 Bettertraveltips.comSumiyoshi Taisha-is one of the oldest temple in Osaka, was built in the 3rd century Photo: Japanhoppers

Address: 2-9-89, Sumiyoshi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Walking around Tenjinbashi-suji shopping street

Shopping malls stretching 2.6 km Tenjinbashi-suji is considered the longest shopping mall in Japan. This shopping area is classified into 6 zones with the same serial shops like clothing stores, grocery stores, restaurants style Osaka. Shopping streets are very busy, so just walking around was enough to bring you exciting feeling.

20150731093236--3 Bettertraveltips.comShopping malls stretching 2.6 km Tenjinbashi-suji is considered the longest shopping mall in Japan. Photo: Flickr.com

Address: 1 Tenjin-bashi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Panoramic view from the tower Tsutenkaku Osaka

Built in 1912 with a height of up to 64m, Tsutenkaku tower was impressed with the people by height, and topped the list of highest tower Eastern time. After the events of the war by fire and destroyed, 1956 Tsutenkaku tower was rebuilt with a height of 100m. From the 5th floor observation deck of the tower Tsutenkaku, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Osaka city.

tourism Osaka , Osaka Castle , Sumiyoshi-Taisha Shrine , Tenjinbashi-sujiTsutenkaku tower seen from afar. Photo: muza-chan.net

Address: 1-18-6 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Sightseeing boat sits in Dotonbori

Dotonbori is a bustling city located in the southern coast of Dotonbori river stretching from Nihonbashi to Daikokubashi. This neighborhood focused pretty much diner, with many famous shops and buildings with characteristic signs like: Gurikoneon, Kani Doraku Honten Dotonbori, Tsubaraya. In addition to the restaurants, Dotonbori also offer Tonboriribakuruzu – takes visitors stroll along the river city views from the boat.

20150731093343--5 Bettertraveltips.comGuests at Dotonbori sightseeing boat. Photo: Wikipedia

Address: Doton, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Revel in Shinsekai

Shinsekai is a pretty busy street in Ebisu-higashi, it offers culinary street with many restaurants bring tourists nostalgic atmosphere of the Showa period (1926-1989). Also, in many theater Shinsekai also be viewed as relics of Luna Park amusement park was once famous for a while.In particular, there Shinsekai town Gay – Gay Quarter 3rd largest in Osaka, where a total of 32 shops cater to gay people, including 25 stores as Gay bar (according to statistics 2013).

20150731093343--6 Bettertraveltips.comShinsekai is a pretty busy street in Ebisu-higashi. Photo: Flickr.com

Address: Ebisu-higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

Culinary Nakaza building Kuidaore

Nakaza Kuidaore was inside the building has many eateries and souvenir shop, located in Osaka’s Dotonbori. It has many restaurants as pubs, Okonomiyaki, Takoyaki, skewered grilled, sushi, sweets … with delicious flavors keep your wallet for culinary pleasures. In addition, there is also Internet Cafe, theaters, convenience stores, souvenir shop sells unique items of Osaka.

20150731093439--7 Bettertraveltips.comNakaza Kuidaore was inside the building has many eateries and souvenir shop, located in Osaka’s Dotonbori. Photo: Japanhoppers

Address: 1-7-21, Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka

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