Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle = Toyotomi family? Osaka Castle has a strong image of being the residence of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, but in fact, the Osaka Castle built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi does not exist today. In fact, after the destruction of the Toyotomi family in the Osaka Summer Battle, Tokugawa Hidetada carried out major construction work to fill …

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Nagoya Castle

Castle associated with Ieyasu Tokugawa Nagoya Castle¬† is said to have been built by Tokugawa Ieyasu for his ninth son, Yoshinao, and is located in present-day Nagoya City. It used to be called “Nakono Castle” and Nobunaga Oda was born in this castle. The young Nobunaga lived there as the lord of the castle, but …

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Osaka Amazing Pass

Essentials for a trip to Osaka The Osaka Round Trip Pass, sold by the Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau, is an unlimited-ride passport that can be used on public transportation in Osaka City. It is an electronic card-type passport that allows unlimited rides for one day on the municipal New Tram, municipal buses, municipal subways and …

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