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Osaka


Osaka, Japan
Osaka is a city on the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, in the Kansai region of the main island of Honshu in Japan. As of 2007, Osaka had a population of 2,636,256.

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Lonely Planet Pocket Kyoto & Osaka (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Paperback (184 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Kyoto & Osaka (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Kyoto & Osaka is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get a panoramic view of Kyoto at Ginkaku-ji, catch a glimpse of geishas in the Gion district, or amble through the streets of Amerika-Mura; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Kyoto & Osaka and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Kyoto & Osaka:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Kyoto map (included in print version), plus more than 10 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Downtown Kyoto, Central Kyoto, Southern Higashiyama, Arashiyama & Sagano, Kita, Minami and more.

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Kyoto & Osaka , a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Kyoto's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Kyoto guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Japan guide for a comprehensive look at all the Japan has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!

Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas

By Matthew Baxter

Super Cheap Japan
Paperback (180 pages)

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima and Surrounding Areas
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Super Cheap Japan is the ultimate budget travel guide to Japan, full of the most useful, up-to-date information for a cheap holiday in Japan. With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, there has never been a better time to visit. Unlike other guides, this book shows you exactly how, where and when you can save money. Go shopping for $4 clothes in Tokyo, enjoy inexpensive hikes in Nikko, or visit Kyoto’s beautiful shrines and gardens on the cheap; all with this super helpful guide.

Inside the Super Cheap Japan guide book:

  • Budget food - eat for only a few dollars with comprehensive listings of low-cost restaurants, takeouts, supermarkets and more

  • Budget shopping - 100 yen ($1) shops, free sample hotspots, tax-free shopping, discount passes and coupons

  • Color maps for budget travelers, making it super easy to get around

  • Highlights and itineraries based on discount train or bus passes, so you can keep your wallet happy while still having an amazing holiday

  • Train and bus passes - local, regional and national passes, and info on how to use them for additional savings at tourist hotspots

  • Hidden treasures - walking and cycling routes to cut down on train fares, cheap side trips and free alternatives to crowded, overpriced spots

  • Essential help for budget travelers - expert travel tips, free tours, simple to understand directions, translations for places that don’t have English support

  • Cheap accommodation - the best and cheapest capsule hotels, net cafes, overnight spas, hostels, campsites and more

  • Guides to Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima, Mt Fuji, Miyajima, Himeji Castle, Kobe, Yokohama, Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone, Kansai, Kanto, as well as great off-the-beaten-track places nearby

This book is perfect for backpackers, budget travelers, families on a tight budget, students and those who are new to Japan. Get the most out of this amazing country, without burning a hole in your wallet!

Japan 2018 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar, Scenic Travel Asia Cherry Blossoms Tokyo Kyoto Osaka (Multilingual Edition)

By BrownTrout Publishers

Browntrout
Calendar (28 pages)

Japan 2018 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar, Scenic Travel Asia Cherry Blossoms Tokyo Kyoto Osaka (Multilingual Edition)
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  • Japan Wall Calendar
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Japan is a country of great tradition and new beginnings. Mountains dominate this island nation, and the Japanese have long celebrated the beauty of nature in art, music, and literature. From the impressive Mount Fuji to the serenity and tradition of the Imperial Gardens and the bright lights of modern Tokyo, Japan offers a wealth of stunning sights. Let this square wall calendar take you to the Land of the Rising Sun.

d design travel OSAKA

By D & DEPARTMENT PROJECT

D D DEPARTMENT PROJECT
Paperback (154 pages)

d design travel OSAKA
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d design travel is a travel guide series that introduces readers to specific regions in Japan with the perspective of long-lasting design. The editorial team spends two months living and traveling in the region covered to find places that are unique to it. The guides are written honestly and feature only places and things the editorial team finds moving.

This volume features cafes and restaurants offering local food, shops that handle traditional handiworks, and people who bring a unique view of Osaka, including:

  • Renowned architect Tadao Ando
  • Graphical analysis of Osaka
  • Local radio station FM802
  • and a lot more
This is a wonderful travel guide for travelers to Japan, as well as a good read for anyone who loves design.

Wallpaper* City Guide Osaka 2014 (Wallpaper City Guides)

imusti
Paperback (103 pages)

Wallpaper* City Guide Osaka 2014 (Wallpaper City Guides)
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  • Phaidon Press
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Wallpaper* City Guides are a ruthlessly‐researched, design&hypen;conscious guide, for the discerning traveller who wants to come away with a true taste of the best a city has to offer.

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Osaka in 3 Days: The Definitive Tourist Guide Book That Helps You Travel Smart and Save Time

By Finest City Guides

Independently published
Paperback (58 pages)

Osaka in 3 Days: The Definitive Tourist Guide Book That Helps You Travel Smart and Save Time
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Osaka has often been called the national kitchen of Japan. Their unofficial city motto is “eat until you drop”. If that sounds expensive, fear not. Osaka has a wide variety of foods and restaurants, and that’s just one of the aspects of the town that will enthrall you. We’ll teach you: • How to get around Osaka once you have arrived • Finding a great hotel • Finding the best restaurants • Seeing the most interesting attractions • And much more! If you’ve never been to Osaka before, this guide will be extremely useful, especially if you only have a few days to spend here. There is so much to see and do – and so many culinary delights to sample – that you’ll want to keep track of your time. That way you’ll be able to fit as much as you can into just three days. Here is a quick preview of what you will learn in this tourist guide: • Helpful information about Osaka • Flying into the city • Transportation tips in town • Why Osaka is such a vibrant tourist spot and what you will find most remarkable about it • Information on luxury, mid-range and budget accommodations and attractions close to each • The currency used in Osaka • Tourist attractions you should make time to see • Other attractions for entertainment and culture • Events that may be running during your stay • Tips on the best places to eat & drink for all price points, whether you want simple fare, worldwide dishes or Asian flavor

Top Two Osaka: An Osaka travel guide made simple

Released: 2016-03-21
Kindle Edition

Top Two Osaka: An Osaka travel guide made simple
 
Product Description:
This easy-to-read travel guide is designed around choosing the very best things to do in Osaka without flooding you with useless information. We've hand picked exclusive and hard-to-find things to do, places to eat and drink and accommodation that you'll be hard pressed to find elsewhere. Written and photographed by Japan enthusiasts we're passionate about giving you the best possible experience when visiting Osaka.


 
 
 

 
 
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