Among Chinese cuisine restaurants the Shantao eating house is the most remarkable one. Even though the restaurant features rather high prices, a table for a dinner in this eating house should be reserved in a few days advance. In the evenings the guests of the house are treated with pleasing live music. The Shantao restaurant is an established place for holding of different gastronomy events. The Hard Rock Café is … Open
At nightfall a major part of entertaining events takes place in city parks. Tourists may witness there bright dance shows. The festival ends with a symbolic and impressive event named Toro Nagashi which is a floating lanterns performance. These lanterns are believed to show the spirits the way back to the world of dead. Another interesting event is held in June. A bright fest in the Shitennoji temple is as well … Open
In Osaka, you can see many interesting monuments of modern architecture, and the Umeda Sky Building is a great example. This 173-meter skyscraper complex consists of two connected 40-story towers. Despite the fact that the Umeda is far from being the highest in Osaka, it has many other amazing features. The elevator of this skyscraper can lift visitors up to the 35th floor, and the last five floors can be only … Open
It will be interesting to visit Osaka with children at any time of the year. One of the city's most visited attractions is Universal Studios Japan. It is a park themed on the famous American film studio Universal Pictures headquartered in Orlando. Guests of this unusual amusement park can see the scenery from famous animated and feature films, try out incredible attractions, and take pictures with animators dressed … Open
In Osaka, one should pay attention to jewelry, which is also attractively priced here. You can find it both in large shopping centers and small jewelry workshops that can offer their customers truly exclusive products. Natural pearl jewelry and accessories are especially popular. If gold and silver are outside of the budget, you can always choose jewelry made of high-quality steel, which is also sold everywhere. … Open
The best place to profitable exchange any currency is an airport. Cash machines charge a rather high transaction fees meanwhile banks feature a rather formal procedure which will take much time. Many hotels have currency exchange offices on their premises which commonly process a sum of 300USD or equal to it in a day. 5.
All restaurant and cafes without exception as well as at beauty salons and … Open
Moving around in Japan - transportation
Japan has a highly developed transport infrastructure. Here, there is a high-quality road network, railway junction, and air transportation service. Popular public transport in Japan is buses, and the fare here is much lower than on trains. As a rule, you pay for the ride in the bus itself when boarding. In cities such as Nagasaki and Kumamoto tram tracks have been laid, so you can use this mode of transport. In the largest cities of Japan, there are underground as well as a surface metros. In the capital city, with the help of this type of transport you can reach any area, including the suburbs. Tickets are sold at the vending machines.
Economy roadmap of Japan
Today, the country’s GDP is formed more by the service sector. Industry accounts for about 25%, and agriculture less than 1.5%. The mineral reserves of Japanese lands are rather scarce. Deposits of limestone, sulfur and coal are developed here. In addition, minor gas production, oil, ore, mercury, gold, pyrite, chromium and other mining operations are conducted on the territory. Even though they are willing to develop their own mining industry, all the metallurgical, energy, and chemical plants are dependent on imported raw materials. The manufacturing industry in Japan is developed at the highest level. The country produces more than 52% of the global volume of all marine vessels. In addition, the country produces a lot of electrical appliances. Such companies as Pioneer, Toshiba, Sony, Kenwood Corporation, Canon, Sharp, Olympus and others are known around the world.