Osaka Sightseeing Guide

Osaka Sightseeing GuideOsaka City contains plenty of exiting places to visit. Not much of a surprise considering it's the third largest city in Japan with a population of roughly 2.7 million people. Osaka City is part of the Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, which is with roughly 13 million inhabitants, the second largest metropolitan area in Japan. So needless to say, that there is an abundance of fun and interesting sites to visit in Osaka. And with the following article, you will get to know some of them.

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Japan: The ultimate travel guide for fun and excitement

Japan Travel Guide.A trip to Japan comes with a lot of surprises and mind expanding experiences. The variety of the food, the friendliness of the people and the beauty of the sights are all unequaled. Impressed as we’ve been, we created the ultimate travel guide to Japan for fun and excitement, illustrated with plenty of images to give you some ideas what’s really worth visiting in the “Land of the Rising Sun”. Enjoy reading.

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Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree seen from the Asakusa Sensō-ji Temple.A height of 634 Meters makes Skytree the second tallest structure in the world as well as the tallest in Japan. Some people believe Skytree's main purpose is to broadcast television and radio. But that's actually not entirely true. It's true main purpose is to let you enjoy the awesome view over the worlds most populous metropolitan area a.k.a. Tokyo. And this article is all about the amazing view, as you can see at the attached pictures.

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Fugu fish menu review

Fugu fish in an aquarium.Fugu fish, also known as puffer fish can be deadly. Very deadly, very quickly. If the cook looks boozed, sleazy or if he/she looks unhappy when they see you, then it might be a good idea to reconsider the restaurant choice. Because once you've placed your order it's too late and the thrill of eating something that can kill you is... Well, how should I say? Exiting is understated, but Ronny James Dio nailed it as he sang: "the magic that we'll feel is worth a lifetime". And to be honest, the most remarkable thing about eating fugu fish was the thrill caused by my imagination, which instantly went on a rampage on it's own as soon as we started eating the three stages menu.

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Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower. Tokyo Tower is one of the two VERY impressive and MUST SEE observation platforms in Tokyo. If you've ever played Sim City, you'll instantly love it! If you never heared about Sim City, read on! And you'll soon discover why we're so crazy about his place.

At the first glace, Tokyo Tower looks very similar than the Eiffel Tower found in Paris. But with a height of 333 meters, Tokyo Tower is about 9 meters taller than its French counterpart, whose height is "just" 324 meters.

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Kanamara Matsuri a.k.a. Steel Phallus Festival

Kanamara Matsuri Pink Penis Sculpture.Kanamara Matsuri is a Shinto festival in honor of everyone’s favorite toy: The Penis - obviously!

Literally translated, Kanamara Matsuri means "Festival of the Steel Phallus". According to a legend, a sharp-toothed demon hid inside the vagina of a young woman. This Sexually Transmitted Demon (a.k.a. STD) was quite a nasty fellow and it even castrated two young men on their wedding nights. Leaving the poor young woman no other choice than...

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