Hotel Keihan Universal City

6-2-78 Shimaya, Konohana-ku, Osaka, Osaka, Kinki, 554-8585, Japan | Hotel
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Osaka - transit to Kyoto

A travel blog entry by vanessaetyann


... might have been the only thing not to forget. So we had to buy another one on the way to make sure we could communicate a bit, or at least throw few words and expect someone to get it....

So we arrive in Osaka in T-Shirt... yeah bloody australian people. First I did not understand why people were looking at us. But it did not take long, a few steps outside the airport and the cold reality was there... bye bye ...

DAY 14: Calligraphy & Bunraku

A travel blog entry by kelsi-rawinia


... like real people. It would take so much skill to be the puppeteers. My host parents are friends with one of the main puppeteers, so we got to go backstage before the show and see how all the puppets work and how the stage is set up, which was cool. The actual show was interesting, but it was four hours long and I fell asleep in both halves. Which is apparently not uncommon! I woke up at one point, and both my parents were ...

In search of a local pub

A travel blog entry by vicpow


... sat beside us through the night. One was a student from Uni doing physics. I asked about whether he had a girlfriend (no) or a boyfriend. He nearly fell of his chair laughing so much, he had tears rolling down his cheeks.

The other guy next to us said they were the best gyoza in Osaka. He was a fireman and was interesting talking to him. Surprisingly the restaurant was nearly full and it was nearly 11pm, mainly with young people. It's very close to Uni.


No Pizza For You

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube


... a restroom, then found a series of decent family restaurants in the underground area. One of those sold us a great meal for two for a total of $15.

I will note that the hotel has a giant window that opens sideways and has no screen. And we are on the top corner room. Not ideal for larger children.

Back to the hotel for a well deserved shower and sleep.

Sayonara Kyoto & Konichiwa Osaka

A travel blog entry by anj-ikimashou


... have fit into with no worries. We made a couple of small purchases; Jus bought some stationery and I bought fish shaped dish sponges. Bundy and sashimi may have gone to the big fishbowl in the sky but I still love everything with goldfish on it.

We collected our bags from the hotel and started our short but rapid trip to Osaka just 30 mins away. Sayonara Kyoto, Konichiwa Osaka.

We arrived in to ...

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This hotel, located in the Osaka Station/Umeda area of Osaka, is near Universal Studios Japan, Modern Transportation Museum, Municipal Museum of Fine Art, and Suntory Museum.
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