Mar 3, 2009

2009 March Grand Sumo Tournament

A special SUMO season in Osaka is coming soon !!
It's a good chance to watch matches of lower-division wrestlers.
The ring entering ceremony by top-division wrestlers starts 3:30pm.

Date : March 15th - 29th
Time : around 9 am (venue opens 8 am)
Place : Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka
Access : 5 min. walk from subway/JR Namba station
Admission : arena seats D (minimum) 3000JPN

*If you really want to watch it, you should be in a hurry to book a ticket !!

Mar 1, 2009

FURIMA OKOKU (Big Flea Market)

One of the biggest indoor flea markets in OSAKA !

A huge variety of items are on offer, including brand new clothes, second-hand goods, furniture, lighting, jewellery, books and antiques.
Forget about the cold weather and enjoy finding good stuff and bargaining!!

Access : New tram Nan-ko Port Town line, Nakahuto station
Time : March 7th & 8th, 10:00-17:00
Admission :500 JPN (advance ticket 400 JPN)