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After spending a few days in Tokyo, one of my favorite cities, it was time to move on and see what else Japan had to offer. After a 2.5-hour bullet train ride that really flew by, I arrived in Osaka ready to explore all the sights and sounds of the former capital of Japan. If you have a flexible schedule, consider going during peak cherry blossom season — the views are unbeatable. But, the blossoms aren’t all this great city has to offer — the gastro scene and views from above also make it worth a visit. Check out the full episode below to see what else you should be doing on your next trip to Osaka.

 

For more great TPGtv videos in our new, shorter format, check out the first 11 videos from our second season:

9 Things to Try on Your Next Trip to Tokyo
Inside the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Roppongi

Where to See Stunning Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo and Osaka
Dramatic Drone Shots Over Tokyo

Inside Tokyo’s Bizarre Robot Restaurant

7 Dishes You Must Try in Tokyo

Inside the “Lost in Translation” Hotel: Park Hyatt Tokyo
Which is the Best Hyatt in Tokyo: Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt or Andaz?
18 Ways Singapore Suites Will Blow Your Mind
Inside LAX’s Secret Celebrity Lounge
How to Book Singapore Suites in 90 Seconds

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