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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.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

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.

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

Japan: Japan Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Japan (Tokyo Travel, Kyoto Travel, Osaka Travel, Hiroshima, Budget Travel Japan)

By 101 Coolest Things

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (56 pages)

Japan: Japan Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Japan (Tokyo Travel, Kyoto Travel, Osaka Travel, Hiroshima, Budget Travel Japan)
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Your Ultimate Guide to Japan Travel!



Forget those long and boring guidebooks! 101 Coolest Things to Do in Japan cuts out the nonsense and gives you all the essential information for traveling in Japan’s most iconic locations: Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Okinawa, Hiroshima, Mount Fuji, and more besides!
You’ll learn all of the most amazing things to see, eat, buy, and do from museums to restaurants, festivals to parties!

Why You Need 101 Coolest Things to Do in Japan


We tell you the things that other Japan travel guides don’t. Here’s a snippet of what you’ll learn from the book. - the very best things to shove in your pie hole, from street food staples like octopus stuffed wheat balls to fancy Michelin restaurants in Hiroshima - the best shopping so that you can take a little piece of Japan back home with you, whether that’s in the form of an authentic robe or a piece of dine Japanese china - incredible festivals, whether you’re into traditional Japanese dancing or you want to check out a street jazz festival in Kobe - the coolest historical and cultural sights that you simply cannot afford to miss from 6th century Sinto shrines to 14th century wooden castles - outstanding experiences in nature from climbing volcanoes to discovering underwater ruins on diving trips - and tonnes more coolness besides!

This is the best value guide to travel in Japan out there. Get your copy NOW!

Vacation Sloth Travel Guide Osaka Japan

By Richard Mayor

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (44 pages)

Vacation Sloth Travel Guide Osaka Japan
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Vacation Sloth Travel Guide Osaka Japan is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Top 50 city attractions, top 50 city restaurants, top 50 hotels, and more than a dozen monthly weather statistics. This travel guide is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this pocket book be part of yet another fun Osaka adventure :)

Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit [Booklet] (Tokyo,Yokohama,Osaka,Nagoya,Kyoto,Kawasaki,Saitama) (Volume 1)

By 10 Tips Travel Guides

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (52 pages)

Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit [Booklet] (Tokyo,Yokohama,Osaka,Nagoya,Kyoto,Kawasaki,Saitama) (Volume 1)
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Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit

Japan, the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’, has a glorious past, present, and future. It has a mix of ancient samurai traditions and an extraordinary history with a modern-day persona and cutting edge technology. This is a land of contrasts; Japan is an enthralling destination for visitors. Combining the appeal of an ancient and unfamiliar culture with all the trappings of one of the world powerhouses in knowledge, entertainment, fashion, and innovation, Japan is an expedition of discovery wherever you go. Japan has an enthralling and versatile culture; on the one hand it is sharp in the warm of traditions dating back thousands of years; on the other it is a civilization in a continual state of rapid change, with constantly shifting fads and fashions and technological progress that continuously pushes back the limits of the possible. This is part of what makes it such a mesmerizing country to visit.


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  • Tokyo
  • Kyoto
  • Osaka
  • Hiroshima
  • Yokohama
  • so much more !

When you purchase Japan: Cities, Sights & Other Places You Need To Visit you will be well prepared to visit the country of your dreams ! Buy this book today!


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Rice, Noodle, Fish: Deep Travels Through Japan's Food Culture

By Matt Goulding

Goulding Matt
Released: 2015-10-27
Hardcover (352 pages)

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2016 Travel Book of the Year by the Society of American Travel Writers

Finalist for the 2016 IACP Awards: Literary Food Writing

Named one of the Financial Times' "Best Books of 2016"

An innovative new take on the travel guide, Rice, Noodle, Fish decodes Japan's extraordinary food culture through a mix of in-depth narrative and insider advice, along with 195 color photographs. In this 5000-mile journey through the noodle shops, tempura temples, and teahouses of Japan, Matt Goulding, co-creator of the enormously popular Eat This, Not That! book series, navigates the intersection between food, history, and culture, creating one of the most ambitious and complete books ever written about Japanese culinary culture from the Western perspective.

Written in the same evocative voice that drives the award-winning magazine Roads & Kingdoms, Rice, Noodle, Fish explores Japan's most intriguing culinary disciplines in seven key regions, from the kaiseki tradition of Kyoto and the sushi masters of Tokyo to the street food of Osaka and the ramen culture of Fukuoka. You won't find hotel recommendations or bus schedules; you will find a brilliant narrative that interweaves immersive food journalism with intimate portraits of the cities and the people who shape Japan's food culture.

This is not your typical guidebook. Rice, Noodle, Fish is a rare blend of inspiration and information, perfect for the intrepid and armchair traveler alike. Combining literary storytelling, indispensable insider information, and world-class design and photography, the end result is the first ever guidebook for the new age of culinary tourism.

Lonely Planet Japan (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Ray Bartlett, Laura Crawford, Rebecca Milner & Benedict Walker

Lonely Planet Publications
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Lonely Planet Japan (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Japan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Shop and dine in electric Tokyo, explore Kyoto's stunning temples and gardens, or hike the majestic Japan Alps; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Japan and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Japan Travel Guide:

  • 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
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, architecture, literature, cuisine, sake, onsen (hot springs), customs and etiquette, language and more
  • Free, convenient pull-out Tokyo map (included in print version), plus over 148 colour maps
  • Covers Tokyo, Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Osaka, Kansai, the Japan Alps, Hokkaido, Northern Honshu (Tohoku), Okinawa & the Southwest Islands, Kyushu, Shikoku, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Japan, our most comprehensive guide to Japan, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of Japan? Check out Lonely Planet's Discover Japan, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.
  • Looking for a guide focused on Tokyo or Kyoto? Check out Lonely Planet's Tokyo guide and Kyoto guide for a comprehensive look at what each of these cities has to offer; or Lonely Planet's Pocket Tokyo, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

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.

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

By BrownTrout Publishers

Browntrout
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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 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.

Osaka Travel Map: 2nd Edition (Periplus Travel Maps)

Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
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