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Katsuoji Temple (勝尾寺) was formerly written as “勝王寺” (meaning “temple that surpasses any kings”) because it was said that Buddhist prayers exceeded the Imperial power of the time.

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5 Osaka Sights To Visit

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¤ Dotonbori ¤ Universal Studios Japan ¤ Momofuku Ando ¤ Umeda Sky Building ¤ Minoo Park ¤ 49 more words


Osaka Castle, Minoo Park, and Dotonbori

After satisfying my ramen cravings for breakfast on my second full day in Osaka, I decided to check out Osaka Park. From Namba I took the train bound for Osakajokoen. 1,179 more words


JPN pt. 6: Nara&Minoo

A short drive from Osaka takes you to Minoo, and a bit longer (but not so long) to Nara. Both places have good energy and are worth to see. 239 more words


GUIDE TO ELSEWHERE: Escaping cosmopolitan Osaka for the magical Minoo

Japan has long been dancing gracefully on the fine line of balance between pragmatically cosmopolitan and reverently ancient. While it is easy to find pockets of cultural gems in its second largest city of Osaka, the merchant city… 609 more words


Hiking around Minoo Waterfall

After a somewhat chilly winter, we took advantage of the early spring sun to set out for Minoo waterfall. Being very accessible, it is an ideal location for a short hike if you are only interested in seeing the waterfall. 119 more words

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