Grampus Inn Osaka

1-13-18 Nanbanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Osaka, Kinki, 556-0011, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $74.00

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Arrival to Osaka

A travel blog entry by pyres


... Japanese text into English) and headed back to the hotel.

The hotel is actually pretty unusual for Japan: for a fairly cheap price we got a decent sized room with 2 beds (instead of a "semi-double" that you usually get here), fully stocked bathroom (towels, toothbrushes, hairbrushes, razors, fancy toilet with many buttons), slippers, ...

DAY 14: Calligraphy & Bunraku

A travel blog entry by kelsi-rawinia


Today I was very busy! This morning I went to my host mother's friend's house to do some calligraphy, as she is a calligraphy teacher. It was quite interesting, turns out there's more to just writing than drawing something on paper. She taught me some good techniques for painting kanji and I got to do good copies to be framed. This family has a dog, an extra fluffy bichon frise. I thought it was quite scary - it's ...

In search of a local pub

A travel blog entry by vicpow


Went for a walk to a pommy pub called Hartland near the train station. It started to rain of course. It was a tiny place with 3 small tables and some bar stools. We were the only people there. Had one drink and asked if there was a restaurant near by, none around except for the Indian place next door which didn't sound appealing. A older guy came in and we started a bit of banter with him. His English was ok. He asked where we were from, we asked him the same. He lived 5 floors above the ...

Osaka Castle & Japanese Baseball

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


... numbers on them. To say there was no place to store the stroller is a vast understatement, there literally was no place, not even enough room to stand it up in front of me. I later found that everyone else with a stroller just left them in the breezeway.

The stadium itself was a bit dated, probably equivalent to a decent MLB stadium in the 70s or 80s. The fans were very involved. There were two "Band" sections full of ...


A travel blog entry by anj-ikimashou


... start tomorrow so we've bought a pork bun and salad each for take away. Jus said the flavour has not changed, they are still the same.

PS - Update on my previous entry regarding the recording of birds in the train station at Tokyo; Jus said he saw something on the wall at a station indicating it was for blind people so they know where an exit is. That makes more sense. Osaka doesn't have these birds at their train ...


This hotel, located in the Shinsaibashi/Nanba/Tennoji/South Area area of Osaka, is near Umeda Sky Building - Floating Garden Observatory, Nanba Grand Kagetsu, Sumiyoshi-taisha Shrine, and Suruhashi.
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