29 Photos - Sep 25, 2013
Photo: Cosmo Tower - the view from the highest tower in Western Japan at 256m.Photo: Cosmo Tower - the view from the highest tower in Western Japan at 256m.Photo: Tempozan Ferris Wheel from the Cosomo TowerPhoto: Osaka CastlePhoto: Osaka Castle at nightPhoto: One more of Osaka CastlePhoto: Along the outer moat surrounding the Osaka Castle there are multiple towers, called yagura.

This yagura is original and very unique because of its L shape and the first and second levels are the same size. Normally the second level will be smaller than the first.

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http://www.jcastle.info/photos/view/371-Osaka-CastlePhoto: Osaka CastlePhoto: Sumiyoshi taisha shrine, OsakaPhoto: Sumiyoshi taisha shrine, OsakaPhoto: Sumiyoshi taisha shrine, OsakaPhoto: Osaka city as the sun fades from the Umeda Sky building at sunsetPhoto: 3 Japanese ladies in Tennoji parkPhoto: Sumiyoshi taisha shrine, OsakaPhoto: Sumiyoshi taisha shrine, OsakaPhoto: National Museum of Art and Science Museum, OsakaPhoto: Night falls from the top of the Umeda Sky BuildingPhoto: Photosphere from the top of the Osaka Umeda Sky buildingPhoto: Looking back into see the escalators on the Umeda Sky BuildingPhoto: Looking back into see the escalators on the Umeda Sky BuildingPhoto: Arashiyama bamboo forestPhoto: Arashiyama bamboo forestPhoto: Royanji Temple Zen GardenPhoto: Royanji Temple Zen GardenPhoto: Royanji Temple Zen Garden
The garden is thought to date from the mid 15th century.  A rock and gravel garden comprising 15 rocks in 5 groupings, arranged on a bed of white gravel, it is renowned throughout the world as the ultimate example of the karesansui or dry landscape style rock garden, in which nature is compressed and given abstract expression within the confines of a very narrow space.Photo: Royanji Temple Zen GardenPhoto: Royanji Temple Zen Garden The garden is thought to date from the mid 15th century.  A rock and gravel garden comprising 15 rocks in 5 groupings, arranged on a bed of white gravel, it is renowned throughout the world as the ultimate example of the karesansui or dry landscape style rock garden, in which nature is compressed and given abstract expression within the confines of a very narrow space.Photo: Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion)Photo: The limitations on photographers are rather severe at the golden pavilion.