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  • Moomin Stand (Universal Citywalk Osaka Shop)
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Konohana-ku Shimaya 6-2-61 Universal City Walk Osaka (TM) 3F
    Moomin Stand is a drink stand located on the third floor of Universal Citywalk Osaka. Both its appearance and its menu are unique, based on the children's books about the Moomins. The most popular menu item is Mixed Berry Milk, rich milk with carefully balanced sweet and sour berries. All drinks contain plump, chewy tapioca-likeballs referred to as Nyoronyoro Seeds.

    アクセス ユニバーサルシティ駅から徒歩5分ほどです。 料理・味 コーヒーやカフェオレや紅茶など、カフェのメニュー展開でした。中には、ニョロニョロの種のタピオカが入っていました。私は美味しく感じましたが、硬さは個人の好みによるそうです。 サービス テイクアウト・イートインどちらも可能です。 雰囲気 スナフキンやミィなどムーミンの仲間たちのぬいぐるみが置いてありました。軽食としてはムーミン型のサ...

  • Kamigata Onsen Ikkyu
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    4.0
    31 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Osaka Osakashi Konohana-ku Torishima 5-9-31
    KamigataOnsenIkkyu is a hot spring facility for day use, just a two-minute walk from the NishijimaGochome bus stop, a rather convenient location for visitors to Universal Studios Japan. The water Is piped in directly from a simple hot spring with a low alkaline level in the city, and it boasts a number one ranking from an MBS Network television program about hot spring facilities in Kansai. Whether it's the Ki no Yu (Wood Bath), with the soothing fragrance of wood, or the Ishi no Yu (Stone Bath) with artfully arranged stone, visitors can enjoy a variety of bathing experiences to their heart's content in either setting. The facility also contains a restaurant that serves authentic Japanese, Western, and Chinese cuisine, a rest area with tatami mats where guests can relax after bathing, and even a feature rare in hot spring facilities, a hair salon.

    My mother had never been to an onsen before, and this one was open past 10pm when we arrived via cab. Just a 101 about onsens:You go in, pay the fee to use the onsen, go in to the locker room and...

  • Maruzen Intec Osaka Pool
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakashi Minato-ku Tanaka 3-1-20
    A swimming pool and ice-skating rink in Yahataya Park, in Osaka. It was moved from Ogimachi Park to Yahata Park in 1996, due to its deteriorating state. The two-story, circular building holds a 50-meter pool, approved by the Japan Swimming Federation, a diving pool and a 25-meter secondary pool. The main and diving pools are open from the beginning of May until the end of September, and the secondary pool is open all year round. In the winter, the main and diving pools are used for ice skating. Also open to beginners, are a variety of school programs including swimming, skating and stretching.

    夏はプール冬はスケートリンク プールは大きな大会にも使われ50mプールがあります。なかなか実際にはお目にかかれない大きなプールは圧巻です。 冬はスケートリンクになります。スケートリンクも大きな大会にも使われるほどの大きなリンクなのでひろびろと滑られます。 初心者用にソリの貸し出しもあり小さなお子さんや大人も楽しめます。 大阪プールがある八幡屋公園ものんびり散歩するにはぴったりな公園ですよ

  • Kutsurogi no Sato Yuraku
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    4.0
    11 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Osaka Osakashi Suminoe-ku Kitakagaya 3-5-37
    This is a day-trip onsen northwest of Kitakagaya Station. All the baths use simple thermal spring water piped directly from the natural hot spring located within the facility the grounds. The baths include stone baths and cypress baths, and alternate between women only and men only by day. Their special baths are the Iwa no Yu, a natural outdoor bath made from rocks, and the Ukiyu, which has so much buoyancy most bodies float. The cypress bath has been featured in the media for the Ahiru Yokocho Festival Bath, when it's filled completely with rubbery ducky toys. Yuraku also offers children's bath chairs and sells diapers and more, offering support for mothers and children with a number of small goods.

    大阪に帰った時は、必ずと行っていいほど家族みんなで湯楽に行きます。 子供にとっては、大浴場なだけで楽しいみたい。

  • Minato-ohashi Bridge
    Travel / Tourism
    Minato-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
    This is the symbol of Osaka Harbor, with its eye-catching red piers. The double-deck cantilever truss bridge is 980 meters long and connects the bayside roads of Minato Ward with the Minami-Minato area. Route 16 Osaka Port Line and Route 4 Bayshore Line are on the upper deck, and Route 5 Bayshore Line is on the bottom deck. A truss bridge with three continuous spans that opened in 1974, it is the third-largest bridge of this type. From the Santa Maria cruise ship to go sightseeing around Osaka Harbor, you can look up at the bridge from below as you pass under.
  • Yahataya Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakashi Minato-ku Tanaka 3-1-40
    This park is just outside the 2A Exit of the Subway Chuo Line's Asashiobashi Station. The enormous grounds encompass walking courses surrounded by nature, a pool which is converted into an ice-skating rink in the winter and a grass lawn with children's play equipment. No matter what your interests are, or how old you are, anyone can enjoy this park in their own way. Sports events and concerts are held in the gymnasium, which unusually anywhere in the world, is half-underground with an observatory on the roof. The park's seasonal trees and flowers are magnificent, with cherry blossoms in the spring, violet Jacaranda flowers in the summer and autumn leaves in the fall.
  • Osaka City Sewerage Science Museum
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    4.0
    14 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Osakashi Konohana-ku Takami 1-2-53

    Really interesting museum that made sewerage science a lot more fun than it sounds. English translations. The one thing that would make it 5-star would be a bit more explanation of the chemical...

  • Eggs 'n Things (The Park Front Hotel Branch)
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    4.0
    101 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Konohana-ku Shimaya 6-2-52-305
    This is a casual restaurant where you can enjoy a truly all-day breakfast menu with plenty of volume at any time of the day. The interior of the restaurant is all off-white and light beige, with Hawaiian music, surfboards on the walls and staff wearing Aloha shirts, which give the restaurant a very authentic Hawaiian atmosphere. In addition to its best-selling pancakes, the restaurant also serves a popular Eggs Benedict, using the original Hollandaise sauce.

    Eggs n things is a favourite breakfast/brunch place my boyfriend and I like to eat in in Japan. With many heart breakfast options such as eggs, pancakes and hash browns, breakfast here is filling...

  • Maishima Pottery Museum
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    3.0
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Osakashi Konohana-ku Hokkouryokuchi 2-2-98
    This museum makes use of the vast amounts of clay brought up from the ocean floor during the construction of Kansai Airport to teach people about Naniwazuyaki pottery and the techniques used in its creation. The museum owns the only ascending kiln in Osaka City, and the largest in the Kansai region, which is open to the public to create pottery using Naniwazu clay. (A fee is required for the firing.) The museum offers courses suitable for any level of experience, even for first-time beginners. The electric pottery wheel experience allows you to create drinking cups, for example, and the hand building experience, where you can make your own original pottery in actual pottery classes.

    舞洲の先端部、舞洲ロッジの向かい、夕陽丘の隣りにあるのが大阪陶芸館。埋立地に何でという感じだが、本格的な登り窯もあり、陶芸体験、陶芸教室が開かれていて、陶芸ショップ、カフェもあり、一般の人が自由に休憩できる。 愛好家の人は、わざわざ舞洲まで来て陶芸を楽しむのでしょうね。路線バスはあるので車なしでも行ける場所。

  • Spa Suminoe
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Osaka Osakashi Suminoe-ku Izumi 1-1-82
    This super-sized public bath is located inside the Mag's Suminoe amusement complex, directly outside the Underground Yotsubashi Line's Suminoe Park Station. The hot spring's best feature is its enormous garden open-air bath. Each week, the men's and women's baths alternate between the Mori no Tsubo bath, created with stones which came down the Totsukawa river, and the Chikurin bath, which is surrounded by a bamboo forest. The natural hot spring's water is hypotonic, weak alkaline, hot water, which comes from 700 meters underground and is said to be effective for promoting good health and for muscle pain. There are also relaxation facilities including body care and beauty treatment available. It is possible to re-enter the baths afterwards.
  • Mizuno Sportology Gallery
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    4.5
    7 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Osaka Osakashi Suminoe-ku Nankoukita 1-12-35 Mizuno Corporation Osaka head office building 1F
    Approximately five minutes' walk from the Nanko Port Town Line's Nakafuto Station, this gallery is on the first floor of the sporting equipment manufacturer, Mizuno's head office. Sports-related exhibits line the walls, with everything from official Olympic posters from the Meiji period to the present day, to uniforms of baseball players in the late Taisho period, to leather gloves from the early Showa period. There is also a corner where visitors can touch models of equipment currently being used by present-day athletes.

    If you love Mizuno sport goods, you definitely like this gallery. Many goods, e.g. baseball gloves, sport shoes, and good s that many famous athletes used, Olympic goods are exhibited. Admission is...

  • Mentai Park Osaka ATC
    Travel / Tourism
    Osaka Osakashi Suminoe-ku Nankoukita 2-1-10 ATC Building ITM Building 2F
    On the Underground Chuo Line, which runs via Cosmo Square, this Pollock roe-themed center is directly connected to the Trade Center-mae Station, and is located on the second floor of the ATC ITM building. This mentaiko theme park is operated by Kanefuku, a long-standing mentaiko manufacturer. The company was born from the desire to deliver high-quality mentaiko and passion for its manufacture. There is a food corner, where visitors can purchase freshly-made mentaiko, available only here, and a retail store that sells products such as Mentai Soft Serve Ice Cream. Additionally, there is a food corner where visitors can taste gourmet mentaiko, and finally, a factory tour.
  • Garlic Ramen Osaka Tenyo (Taishobashi Branch)
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Osaka Osakashi Taishou-ku Sangenyahigashi 1-1-1
    This ramen restaurant is located at the base of Taisho Bridge, approximately three minutes' walk from the JR Taisho Station. This restaurant's best-selling ramen boasts a unique soup, made from pork bone, chicken stock, pork belly meat, vegetables and other ingredients. The soup takes 10 hours to make and the recipe has remained unchanged since the restaurant first opened. The ramen uses medium thickness egg-noodles, which the soup sticks well to. The pork used in the ramen is domestically sourced and softly stewed fresh pork belly, from places like Kagoshima and the Kinki region. Customers may choose whether to include garlic or not.

    At the time that we were going to this restaurant, there were fireworks in place a little far from where we are but we still could see a glimpse of beautiful creation. In the middle of firework show...

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While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country's third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people's openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname “the nation's kitchen."

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