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Baseball at the Osaka Dome
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How to Watch Baseball at the Osaka Dome

Visiting Osaka? Take yourself out to the ballgame with a baseball match at Osaka Dome.

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Groovy Osaka: Celebrating the Milky Way

The Tanabata festival celebrates the perennial once-a-year meeting of two star-crossed lovers.

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Going Ape for the Japan Monkey Centre

If you love monkeys, Japan is a great place to see them both in the wild and in captivity. For a unique monkey experience, I would head to Inuyama in Aichi.

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Groovy Osaka: The Misono Building

Going down into the basement is like going back in time to a 1970s science fiction television show set mixed with a disco.

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Groovy Osaka: Free Plum Blossom Viewing

From the middle of February to the middle of March, there are many plum blossom festivals and viewing locations all over Japan.

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Groovy Osaka: Free Winter Events

Christmas in Japan isn’t just about romantic dinners and fried chicken. In Osaka, there are plenty of family friendly activities that you can enjoy for free.

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Gofukuza: A Casual, Authentic Kabuki Experience

This Osaka-based theater is keeping kabuki current while staying true to its 400-year history.

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Master Japanese Cooking at Eat Osaka

Learn to cook traditional Japanese cuisine in a laid-back, inviting setting.

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Groovy Osaka: From Occupied Airstrip to Outdoor Art Gallery

The perfectly proportioned rectangular park is now known as Utsubo Park, but its unique shape betrays some of its colorful history.

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Groovy Osaka: The Mystery of Daisenryo Kofun

Visiting Daisenryo Kofun isn’t just about walking along a nice trail and looking at a torii gate in front of the spooky forest resting on the kofun.

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