Osaka | Japan

I am currently mid-way through a trip through Japan and thought I would start sharing some pics and things I have been doing along the way.

Osaka was my first stop. I have never been to Japan so it was a massive culture shock to me. It was a nice, somewhat quiet city with nice parks. The train system was hard to grasp at first. My only tip is to ask the train conductors – they are so helpful! If you are ever lost in Japan, many people are willing to help you just have to ask!

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We saw our first cherry blossoms in the Osaka Castle Park and they had just started to bloom!

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The Osaka Castle was phenomenal – it was so hard to capture its beauty in a photo. I highly recommend if you are in the area to go see it. It is surrounded by a beautiful park and moat.

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The Osaka city centre was very busy – unfortunately we didn’t get to spend too much time there but there was some good shopping. The Umeda Sky Building was really nice to go to to see a birds eye view of the city as well!

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I found there weren’t many options in terms of food but a good tip is to go to the basement of the train stations. It might sound like a weird place to go but they have the best food!

I’ll be posting the other cities I’m visiting soon!

Leah x

Osaka ย | ย Nara ย | ย Kyotoย | Naoshima

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