Mar 30, 2014

Abeno Harukas 300- The highest building in Japan has opened in Osaka!!

Hello! This is Masae from Osaka Hana Hostel.
Osaka has became warmer day by day and I cannot wait to see Sakura soon!!

I want to introduce one of my favorite town in Osaka
"Tennoji"  天王寺

It has developed the big town like Umeda area (Kita) and Namba/Shinsaibashi (Minami) in Osaka.

The tallest building is Japan has opened on the 7th of March in Tennoji !!!
It's called Abeno HARUKAS.
Height is 300m!!
There are Observation deck, Kintetsu department store, Restaurants, Art Museum and Marriott Hotel (the first one in Kansai area) , Station and Office, in this building.

The image from the 58th - 60th floor.
It looks fantastic!

From the April, you can buy same date tickets or 2months advanced ticket on the 2nd or 16th floor of Abeno HARUKAS or at any Family Mart (convenience store) by using "Famiport"(ticket machine).

<Operation Hours>
until 6th of May         8:30~22:00
From the 7th of May  10:00~22:00

1500yen for an adult (over 18years old)
1200yen (12~17years)
 700yen (6~11years)
 500yen (4~5years)

He is their character "Abeno Bear"

There are many shopping place in Tennoji as follows:)

●MIO Tennoji (Main building and Plaza building)

●Abeno Q's mall



Tennoji area is very easy to walk around and I just love to shopping there!

★Access : Tennoji station By JR or Subway "Midosuji-line" or "Tanimachi-line" 

I hope you enjoy Abeno Harukas300 and Tennoji !!

Mar 24, 2014

A kingdom of pets festival in Osaka!

A kingdom of pets festival is held on the 3rd and 4th of May in Osaka!

The purpose of this event is learning about pets and improving human and pets life.
So you can touch some pet animals like dogs.

Visitors were very excited to touch snakes last year.
You do not need to worry about language! Just enjoy!

More information is here. 
The festival is held on the 3rd and 4th of May in Kyocera dorm.

Mar 8, 2014

Kishin Shinoyama's Exhibition is on !

Power of the Photo -THE PEOPLE by KISHIN

Japan's one of most famous photographer,  It would be very interesting to see this exhibition!!!

More details, please check bellow website!

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Outline Kishin Shinoyama(1940-) is a Japanese photographer. He has been taking a variety of photos since late 1950s asserting that “Photos exist with a question if they are arts or not”. He chose the best shots which have “The power of the photo” for this exhibition and they are introduced in 5 sections.
Place Grand front Osaka Knowledge Capital B1 Event Lab.
Schedule April 5 - May 18
Fee Adult 1,100yen
High school & University students 800yen
Elementary and Junior high school students 500yen