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I visited Japan in 11/22 right after it opened back up to all individual tourists on 10/12/22.  


Enjoy the pictures!

Tenmangu Shrine

The Osaka Tenmangū Shrine is a Shinto shrine and one of Tenmangū founded in AD 949 in Osaka. The Tenjin Festival is held here annually from 24 July to 25 July.

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle is a Japanese castle in Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan. The castle is one of Japan's most famous landmarks and it played a major role in the unification of Japan during the sixteenth century of the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Osaka Museum of Housing & Living

The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living is a remarkable facility located in the northeastern part of the Kita Area. The museum has re-created buildings and streets that show what life was like in Osaka in the past. A model of the entire city during the Edo Period, the only one of its kind in Japan, is housed in the building.

Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan is a theme park located in Osaka, Japan. Opened on March 31, 2001, it is one of six Universal Studios theme parks worldwide and was the first to open outside the United States.

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