Dec 26, 2012

New Year countdown

Christmas is finished and the new year is coming soon!

Universal Studios Japan has a special countdown event on the 31st of December.

You can see a fantasy show performed by an international artist team with great 
fireworks during the countdown.

Also they have a special concert with various artists and DJs.

And of course you can try the rides and attractions all through the night!!

I'm sure you can have an amazing  time there:D
Happy New Year!! 

Dec 22, 2012

Osaka tourist facilities opening schedule

 I checked Osaka tourist facilities opening schedule while new year holidays. 

* The Aquarium of Osaka stays opened.
* The Castle is closed from the 28th to the 1st.
* Universal Studio Japan stays opened.
* Tennoji zoo is closed from the 29th to the 1st.
*Shimizu-yu, a public bath is closed on the 30th, 31st and 1st.
* The Tourist Information Centers stays opened.
* Namba Parks is closed on the 1st.
* National Museum of Art is closed from the 25th to the 18th of Jan
* The Tsutenkaku Tower stays opened.
* Convenient stores stays opened.
* Big Camera stays opened.
    * Umeda sky building stays opened. 
     To watch the first sunrise, they open at 5:00am on the 1st of Jan.
    *  Spa world stays opened.
* Super market, Tamade stays opened. 
* The café on the 1st floor in this building is closed on the 1st.
* Transportations keep running, but with lower frequency.

Dec 16, 2012

Osaka Hikari-Renaissance 2012

An illumination in Nakanoshima and Midosuj.
Osaka offrs you gifts of cheer through beautiful lights!

Nakanoshima are
In front of Osaka City Hall, around the Miotsukushi Promenade, Osaka City Central Public Hall, Nakanoshima Park
Dec 14th, 2012(Fri)-Dec 25th(Tue)
From 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm 
(Certain parts from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm)

Shinsaibashi area

Midosuji, Yodoyabashi Intersection (Tosaboridori) to Shimbashi Intersection (Nagahoridori), about 1.9 km
Dec 14th, 2012(Fri)-Jan 20th, 2013(Sun)
From 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm