Visit Ōsaka Prefecture

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Osaka Prefecture is a large prefecture located in the Kansai region of Japan. Located on the main island of Honshu, it borders Hyogo Prefecture to the west and Kyoto Prefecture to the east. Osaka is known for its vibrant culture, which includes traditional festivals, historic architecture, and delicious food.

Popular tourist spots in Osaka include Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Castle. Universal Studios Japan offers thrilling rides and attractions that will excite all age groups. Osaka Castle is a grand castle with extensive gardens that offer stunning views of the surrounding cityscape.

Osaka also has an interesting history - during the Edo period (1603-1868), it was one of four major cities in Japan that were allowed to open foreign trading ports to countries such as China and Holland. Today, Osaka remains an important economic center in Japan with thriving business districts like Namba and Umeda.