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Japan Mar 2011 Day 2 – Umeda & Lunch @ Daimaru

Umeda

We were absolutely famished after a whole morning at Osaka Castle and the Plum Blossom Garden. We headed for Umeda via  the Osakajo Koen Subway Station on the Chuo line.

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Japan Mar 2011 Day 2 – Osaka Castle

Second day in Osaka was biting cold but somewhat sunny. What an oxymoron yes I know but that was exactly how we felt! But the perfect weather to visit the Osaka Castle. Not so much of a writing post, more of a photo log.

Osakajo

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Japan Mar 2011 Day 1 – Dinner @ Shi Ten Noh Ramen, Dotonbori

Venturing pass the main shopping corridor of Shinsaibashi, we’d reached Dotonborigawa 道頓堀川, whose banks are laden with restaurants and eateries of all sorts. One photo caption I’d read over the net mentioned that “Dotonbori typifies the flamboyance of Osaka”, and I couldn’t agree more.

Osaka Dotombori

Colorful sights and sounds along the banks of dontonbori, made famous by a prominent Osakan trademark, the Glico “Running Man”.

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