Located around Namba Station in Minami (“South”) Osaka, is Dotonbori, one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations. It runs along the Dotonbori canal from Dotonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge.
◎Tsumago-juku (post station) Tsumago-juku (妻籠宿 Tsumago-juku) was the 42nd of the 69 post towns on the ancient Nakasendō highway.
Fake foods are replicas with the appearance of real food, made from various types of plastics, resins, and similar materials.
A Yatai (屋台) is a small street food stall.
A few days ago we visited Ameyoko shopping street (アメ横), a very popular street around the Ueno Park.
Shiro-Hige Cream Puff Factory is a Totoro-inspired sweets shop. It’s a reference to the shop ran by Miyazaki’s little brother’s wife.