Philippines, Japan · 3 Days · 7 Moments · December 2017

Japan Dec 2017

25 December 2017

December 25, 2017 (Mon) - Universal Studio Universal Studios Japan (Yunibāsaru Sutajio Japan), located in Osaka, is one of four Universal Studios theme parks, owned and operated by USJ Co., Ltd., which is wholly owned by NBCUniversal (as of 2017). The park is similar to the Universal Orlando Resort since it also contains selected attractions from Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood.

24 December 2017

✅December 24, 2017 (Sun) - Dotonbori Dōtonbori is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan, running along the Dōtonbori canal from Dōtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the Namba district of the city's Chuo ward. Historically a theater district, it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area characterized by its eccentric atmosphere and large illuminated signboards. One of the area's most prominent features, a billboard for confectionery company Glico displaying the image of a runner crossing a finishing line, is seen as an icon of Osaka within Japan.
✅December 24, 2017 (Sun) - Osaka Castle Exploring Osaka Castle and nearby attractions 🌉Gokurakubashi Bridge ⛲️Sakura-Mon and Masugata no Kyoseki ⛩Hokoku Shrine 🏞Nishinomaru Garden Other places to visit near Osaka Castle - Osaka Museum of History - Japan Mint : Small Sakura forest-liked - Peace of Osaka : Peace Museum - Osaka Tenmangu Shrine - Taikoen
✅December 24, 2017 (Sun) - Osaka Castle Osaka Castle is a popular tourist spot and a striking historical landmark in the middle of a modern urban cityscape of high-rise concrete blocks. The castle stands in an expansive lawn covered park and consists of a complex network of moats, turrets, and walls surrounding a massive central tower. Thirteen of the structures around the main tower are designated as Important Cultural Assets by the national government. The main central tower is 55 meters high and houses a museum and a viewing platform from which visitors can enjoy fantastic panoramic views of Osaka city.
📌 Dec 24 (Sun) - Osaka Castle From Osaka JR Station we took Osakajokoen Station with "Osaka Loop Train for "Osaka Castle. I taught them how to use the train station , how to locate your destination and determine fare. It was the kid's first experience riding a train in Japan and an exiting learning from getting a ticket from the vendo machine and getting entry and exit from the gates.
📌 Dec 24 (Sun) - Osaka Castle 08:00 - Breakfast at the hotel lower ground 🚂 10:00 - Take Osakajokoen Station with "Osaka Loop Train for "Osaka Castle" - Ticket Cost : ¥160.00 - Track No. 2 :Osaka 1>Temma 2>Sakuranomiya 3>Kyobashi 4>Osakajokoen - 10 mins ride , 5.3 kms , every 10 minutes frequency of train - Train Color - Orange - Train travel to Tennoji

23 December 2017

📌 Dec 23 (Sat) - Manila - Osaka Flight 07:30 - Flight to Kansai Int'l Airport, Osaka via PR-0896, Seat No. 73C, A321-200 09:15 - Arrival in T1 of Taoyuan Airport Taiwan for stop over 09:55 - Boarded back at Gate A1 of Taoyuan Airport 10:50 - Flight from Taipei for Osaka (same Aircraft), Seat No. 62H, A321-200 14:10 - Arrival at Kansai Airport in Osaka , Terminal 1 15:00 - Transfer to Arrival Area via train and pass Immigration 15:30 - Pick up luggages , Wifi Rental , currency exchange and exited to Gate A 15:50 - Get Limousine tickets at the vendo machine No. 5 17:30 - Hotel check in 18:30 - Dinner at 8th Floor of Yodobashi Food Center - Sutadonya Ramen - Hawaian Pancake Factory 19:30 - Walk around Yodobashi-Umeda Electronics