If you happen to be in Osaka, there is one magnificent place you can’t miss - Shitennō-ji Temple. This ancient Buddhist shrine was founded in 593 by Prince Shōtoku. The majority of ancient houses in Japan were rebuilt. Shitennō-ji Temple couldn’t avoid the reconstruction as well.
Osaka Castle is one of the largest and impressive constructions. Its area reaches one square kilometer. The castle is a popular tourist destination in Osaka and has both historical and cultural values. This ancient construction played a key role in the process of uniting the country in the XVI century.
Osaka is, perhaps, the largest city in Western Japan. It was founded many centuries ago and had an extremely advantageous political and commercial location. These factors helped Osaka to become the commercial center of the country.
The Japanese city of Osaka is the place which gave the planet the National Bunraku Theatre. The splendid performances which main heroes are puppets had been held here for several centuries. This kind of art became especially popular during the Edo period when bunraku...
The Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is the largest aquarium and an astonishing attraction in Japan. It displays an enormous and diverse collection of marine creatures - reptiles, fish, mammals, invertebrate animals, and birds who inhabit the region of the Pacific Ocean.