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 Osaka travel guide - Wikitravel
Itami is connected to the Osaka Monorail [1], but the monorail is expensive and traces an arc around the northern suburbs, so to get to the centre of the city you will need to transfer to a suburban Hankyu railway line.
Osaka Museum of History[17] 1-32 Otemae 4-Chome Chuo-ku Open 9:30AM-5PM (on Fri 9:30AM-8PM) Closed Tue but on Wed instead if Tue is a Holiday (5min walk from subway Tanimachi 4-chome Station but also accessible via Osaka Castle or from JR Osaka-jō Station) An ideal place to learn all-abouts of Osaka's history.
Osaka has a dangerous reputation (by Japanese standards), but is still remarkably safe for a city of its size, and the overall level of crime is as low as in Tokyo or other Japanese cities.
wikitravel.org /en/Osaka   (7741 words)

  
 Osaka Travel Guide | Fodor's Travel Guides
Osaka became a merchant town at the end of the 16th century, when traders and businessmen were at the bottom of the feudal hierarchy.
Japan's second city in terms of industry, commerce, and technology, Osaka is known for its dynamic spirit, superb restaurants, and Bunraku puppet theater.
Osaka is still a merchant city, with many streets devoted to wholesale commerce.
www.fodors.com /world/asia/japan/osaka   (434 words)

  
 Osaka Travel Guide and Travel Information - Lonely Planet
Famous for its down-to-earth citizens and hearty cuisine, Osaka combines historical and cultural attractions with all the delights of a Japanese urban phenomenon.
At night Osaka is live-wired with flashing neon, beckoning with promises of tako-yaki (fried octopus ball), good times and lots of beer.
Often maligned by visitors as 'ugly' and still best viewed under the neon light of night, Osaka is currently undergoing a facelift to woo daytime visitors to its concrete and pachinko city grid.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/japan/osaka   (204 words)

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