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Osaka — A vast, modern city, Osaka is the gateway to many of Japan’s most important tourist sites, including Kyoto, Nara, and Mount Koya. The city reflects its people: outgoing, food-loving, shopping-enthusiasts, business oriented.

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For the superb shopping, cuisine, and architecture that is often overshadowed by Tokyo, but is just as enticing.

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Like Japan itself, the country's Keihanshin region (made up of Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe) is renowned for its cuisine, including Kobe beef and sashimi. But there ... Read More »


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August 15, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

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Top 10 Nude Vacations

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