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Fukushima-ku: A Cute Neighborhood in Osaka

Fukushima-ku: A Cute Neighborhood in Osaka

Fukushima-ku: A Cute Neighborhood in Osaka Fukushima Ward in Osaka was only one train stop away from Osaka/Umeda Station. On a rainy day, we headed over to Fukushima-ku to get to Sobakiri Karani for lunch. When you exit the train station, take a moment to check out the Seven Lucky Gods (or Seven Deities of Good Fortune) street art by Grind Pencil on the pillars of the overpass at the intersection. As it was raining and still early in the…

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Nakazakicho: A Charming Neighborhood in Osaka

Nakazakicho: A Charming Neighborhood in Osaka

Nakazakicho: A Charming Neighborhood in Osaka While searching for things to do in Osaka, rather than the main attractions, I wanted to check out smaller, cute neighborhoods with character. Nakazakicho was one of the neighborhoods that was mentioned multiple times due to its bohemian charm with old structures and narrow alleyways. It is supposed to be home to many artists and interesting cafes and shops. We visited the Nakazakicho area on a Wednesday afternoon after eating udon at Sanuki Udon….

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Things to Do and Places to Visit in Osaka in 2 Days

Things to Do and Places to Visit in Osaka in 2 Days

Things to Do and Places to Visit in Osaka, Japan: I only had two full days to explore Osaka, and as I was more interested in all the yummy food that Osaka has to offer than her attractions, I passed over some of the main attractions, i.e. the Osaka Castle and temples. Also, I wanted to explore the small neighborhoods and their charm rather than the crowded, touristy places. Here is a list of places to visit and things to…

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