Osaka Japan

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History of Osaka __ "Historical records seem to indicate that the Yamato people (the Japanese) first came upon the area, at the mouth of the Yodo River, in 663. They met resistance from the native people of the region, and fought them for roughly five years, before enthroning their emperor at a site called Kashiwabara." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - 

History of Osaka __ A good overview of Osaka history divided into special interest sections. "It is known that humans have inhabited what is now called Osaka since more than 10,000 years ago. Around the 5th century A. D., continental culture was introduced to Japan via the Korean Peninsula, and Osaka became the center of politics and culture of Japan." - illustrated - From - 

Kansai International Airport __ General airport information and flight times. - illustrated - From - 



Osaka __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. "Osaka is the historical commercial capital of Japan and is still one of Japan's major industrial centers and ports, the heart of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto metropolitan area, which has a population of 18,644,000 . The city's daytime (9 a.m. 5 p.m.) population is second in Japan after Tokyo." This and more. - illustrated - From wikipedia -  
The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry __ Learn much of what you need to know in order to do business in Osaka, Japan. - illustrated - From Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry - 



Osaka City __ Official website for Osaka, Japan. Information for tourists and residents alike including business information, events and more. - illustrated - From - 

Osaka, Japan Forecast : Weather Underground __ Current and future weather conditions for Osaka, Japan. - From - 


Osaka Japan Pictures __ A handful of click-to-view galleries of photo images from Osaka. - illustrated - From - 



Osaka Photo Gallery __ A gallery of click-to-enlarge photo images of Osaka, Japan. - illustrated - From K - 

Osaka Travel Guide __ Jam-packed with information for the traveler. - From - 

Osaka Visitors Guide __ Official tourism website for Osaka jam-packed with information. Learn about Osaka Castle, the Tenjin Matsuri Festival and more. - illustrated - From - 

Port of Osaka __ This is a bilingual website covering many aspects of the Port of Osaka. - illustrated - From -


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