Getting to Nagai
Take the subway to Nagai Station (on the Midosuji Line -- direction Nakamozu), or by JR to
Nagai Station or Tsurugaoka Station (on the Hanwa Line).
Osaka is Japan's third largest
city with a population of around 2.5 million. Combined with the neighbouring cities of
Kyoto and Kobe, the region is Japan's alternative economic and cultural powerhouse; known
Kyoto and Kobe are only
about 30 minutes away from Osaka, by train.
Osaka Loop Line:
Take time to discover Osaka by taking the Osaka Loop Line. Along this route, you'll find
many historic sites, parks, and busy shopping streets.
The Osaka Castle area is one of the must
Many special foods not available in Tokyo can be found in Osaka. Among them are boxed
sushi, battera, steamed sushi, and other types of Osaka-style sushi.
Temples and Shrines:
As with most of Japan, Osaka has its own fair share of temples and shrines -- to help keep
you out of the bars.