Dotonbori

Dotonbori is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka where it’s called the city of “kuidaore”, being extravagant in food. You can get a great opportunity to try the local dishes as well as traditional Japanese food until your stomach gets full. There are several famous signboards located around the Dotonbori river especially between…

The Night View from The Ebisu Tower Ferris wheel

The Ferris wheel operated by a discount store Don Quijote resumed operations in Osaka, along the river of Dotonbori. Although the Ferris wheel started running when the store first opened in March 2005, a crack was found in the rail and it was shutdown in 2008. The Ferris wheel finally resumed moving in January 2018…

Ukiyo Alley

Ukiyo alley leads to Hozenji-Temple from Dotonbori.It is very small and narrow alley where you can experience the history of Osaka from Taisho to early Showa era. This alley exhibits the Dotonbori history with impressive displays. Along the alley, there is also the Issun Boshi Shrine. Issun Boshi is called Inchi boy in English.It is…

Cosmo Tower

Cosmo Tower, a symbol of the Osaka Bay area, is a skyscraper with 55 stories above ground and 3 stories below. The observatory of the tower is on the 55th floor, at a height of 252 meters. It is now the second highest observatory in Osaka and the fourth highest observation platform in Japan. The…