Photo Gallery of 大阪, Ōsaka Castle (Osakajo) Osaka, Japan

Osaka Castle (Ōsakajō) Osaka (大阪, Ōsaka) is Japan’s second largest metropolitan area after Tokyo.   The construction of Osaka Castle (大阪城, Ōsakajō) started in 1583 on the former site of the Ishiyama Honganji Temple, which had been destroyed by Oda Nobunaga thirteen years earlier. Toyotomi Hideyoshi intended the castle to become the centre of a new, unified Japan under Toyotomi rule. It was the largest […]

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – Worth a Visit Any Time of Year

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and Park, Vancouver The thing I love about this beautiful garden, is that it is easily accessible from Downtown, and an interesting walk through Gastown from Canada Place. It is a popular attraction, because of the architectural beauty and because of the landscaping which changes with the seasons. It’s […]