Archive for 'Osaka'

Inari Shrine, Toyonaka

Posted 26 February 2014 | By | Categories: Osaka | No Comments

Another shrine not far from home, quite small but still beautiful. The main torii is not made from wood (probably concrete) but was painted anyway. Photos taken with my phone, if you hadn’t guessed already :p

Harada Shrine, Toyonaka

Posted 18 February 2014 | By | Categories: Osaka | No Comments

Anywhere you go in Japan, you find temples/shrines. I’d say that most of them are very alike, but I like the style, the architecture and the peaceful feeling that all of this produces. Inner peace inner peace inner peace!

Katsuō Temple (勝尾寺 Katsuō-ji)

Posted 12 February 2014 | By | Categories: Osaka | No Comments

Right after having visited Minō Kōen, we went to Katsuō-ji (see the official website), a buddhist temple called “The Temple of the winner’s luck”. Not very far from the park, but it takes some time to go there because of the winding road (mountains, and a very low speed limit: 30km/h). Once you’re there, you’ll […]

Minō Kōen (箕面公園)

Posted 11 February 2014 | By | Categories: Osaka | No Comments

Last Sunday (February 9th) I went to Minō Kōen (Minō Park – 箕面公園). It is located North of Osaka (as I’m living in Toyonaka), so it was pretty quick to go there (see the map below). One of the greatest things to me about Japan is that as soon as you get out of the […]

Welcome to Osaka

Posted 12 January 2014 | By | Categories: Osaka | No Comments

I’m posting. Which means I’m still alive despite having flown by plane. That’s good neeeews!! I’m finally back, I’m so happy ^o^ But before talking about how life is here, allow me to talk about my flights.