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Hannan 阪南市Pictures of Hannan, Osaka Prefecture.
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Yamanaka-dani 山中渓


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Yamanaka-dani Station 山中渓駅 on the Hanwa Line between Osaka and Wakayama is lined with cherry blossoms on both sides of the track. They bloom in early April.

28 files, last one added on May 15, 2009
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Hirakata 枚方市Pictures of Hirakata, Osaka.
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University of Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors vs. Panasonic Trians


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On its first trip to Asia, the UH men's basketball team traveled to China and Japan in Aug. 2011 to play several practice games. On Aug. 20, 2011, they played a practice game against Panasonic Trians at the Panasonic Arena in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan. Panasonic is one of the pro teams in the Japan Basketball League (JBL).

95 files, last one added on Aug 25, 2011
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Kishiwada 岸和田市Pictures of Kishiwada, Osaka.
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Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri and Haruki Danjiri Festival 2009 岸和田・春木だんじり祭


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The Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri and Haruki Danjiri Matsuri are held during the weekend before Respect for Aged Day (national holiday) which is the third Mon. in Sept. Hundreds of people pull and run with wooden danjiri floats around the central streets near Nankai Kishiwada Station and Haruki Station in Kishiwada, Osaka. They also light up the floats at night. One of Japan's most famous festivals. These photos were taken on Sept. 19-20, 2009. Also see my video at YouTube.

172 files, last one added on Aug 22, 2014
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Kishiwada Castle 岸和田城


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Pictures of Kishiwada Castle. Originally built in 1585. Current castle structure rebuilt in 1954.

43 files, last one added on Oct 16, 2009
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Osaka city 大阪市Pictures of Osaka city, the capital city of Osaka Prefecture.
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Osaka Castle 大阪城


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A symbol of Osaka and one of Japan's largest reconstructed castles. Originally built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1583. The castle tower was reconstructed in 1931 and underwent major renovation during 1995-97 and serves as a very modern history museum.

57 files, last one added on Jan 21, 2006
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Imamiya Ebisu Shrine Toka Ebisu 今宮戎神社 十日夷


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Imamiya Ebisu Shrine is dedicated to Ebisu, one of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, representing business prosperity. On Jan. 9-11 (centering on the 10th), the shrine holds one of Japan's largest Toka Ebisu festivals to pray for good business. The festival is perhaps Japan's most commercial festival where souvenirs and trinkets for business prosperity are sold.

87 files, last one added on Jan 16, 2007
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Tenjin Matsuri Festival 天神祭


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One of Japan's Big Three Festivals (besides Kyoto's Gion Matsuri and Tokyo's Kanda Matsuri) is also Osaka's biggest summer festival held on July 24-25. These photos were taken on July 25, 2004. The festival has a procession starting from Tenmangu Shrine in the afetrnoon and a water procession on the river in the evening. The festival climaxes with fireworks.

75 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2007
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Other Osaka sights


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Other sights in Osaka city including the new Osaka Station and Bunraku Theater.

48 files, last one added on Apr 14, 2014
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