Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That

Past Mt Fuji again

The last day of ‘holiday’ –we have reserved seats on the Shinkansen to Yokohama train so must leave the hotel punctually, first we get the JR loop train to Osaka station and from there another JR train to Shin-Osaka. That

Cosmosquare

From the museum we went back to the park for some lunch and then took the underground from a different station (much closer to the park) out to the last station on the line ‘Cosmosquare’.   We did not know

Cosmosquare

From the museum we went back to the park for some lunch and then took the underground from a different station (much closer to the park) out to the last station on the line ‘Cosmosquare’.   We did not know

Flowerless Nakanoshima Park

Then we set out for the Nakanoshima Park and had a bit of a walk from the station we got out at to the park, but not too far. On the way we saw two flowering trees with large bunches

Flowerless Nakanoshima Park

Then we set out for the Nakanoshima Park and had a bit of a walk from the station we got out at to the park, but not too far. On the way we saw two flowering trees with large bunches

Left and right

It dawned bright and sunny as the forecast had been on the TV in the restaurant yesterday evening. So after breakfast in the hotel, for that we had to wait in a queue to be seated but the waiting was

Left and right

It dawned bright and sunny as the forecast had been on the TV in the restaurant yesterday evening. So after breakfast in the hotel, for that we had to wait in a queue to be seated but the waiting was

Travelling to Osaka Castle

We arrived at the station 2 minutes before a train for Osaka was leaving so we jumped in. Before we had settled our luggage the ticket collector was there to see our tickets. We were on an express train and

Travelling to Osaka Castle

We arrived at the station 2 minutes before a train for Osaka was leaving so we jumped in. Before we had settled our luggage the ticket collector was there to see our tickets. We were on an express train and

Lots of gardens

Walking on through the quarter we came to the Gangoji temple. Behind the present temple is a very nice peaceful garden where there are the remains of a temple and pagoda from the 8th century. Finally on the corner with

Lots of gardens

Walking on through the quarter we came to the Gangoji temple. Behind the present temple is a very nice peaceful garden where there are the remains of a temple and pagoda from the 8th century. Finally on the corner with

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Traditional Naramchi House

From there and the Wakamiya Jinja Shrine we again took a less frequented route back to the loop bus and caught the next loop bus as far as Naramachi. There we took the first road into the area and after

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Traditional Naramchi House

From there and the Wakamiya Jinja Shrine we again took a less frequented route back to the loop bus and caught the next loop bus as far as Naramachi. There we took the first road into the area and after